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  • Email issue revives old questions about Clintons

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is facing a new set of questions about ethics and transparency — the sort that have dogged her and husband Bill for decades. The latest disclosure, that Clinton used…

  • Apple, Android browsers vulnerable to ‘FREAK attack’

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Millions of people may have been left vulnerable to hackers while surfing the web on Apple and Google devices, thanks to a newly discovered security flaw known as “FREAK attack.” There’s…

  • Washington state spill covers 50 birds in used motor oil

    SUNNYSIDE, Wash. (AP) — Oil-spill responders on Tuesday are evaluating the impact to wildlife from a used motor oil leak into a river in an agricultural area of south-central Washington, as at least 50 ducks,…

  • 5 things to know about Clinton’s State Department emails

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton’s use of a personal email account for State Department business has prompted questions about secrecy and the rules that govern the communications of senior government officials. Clinton’s backers say…

  • China plays down US concerns over anti-terror legislation

    SHANGHAI (AP) — China played down U.S. concerns that proposed anti-terror legislation would give the Chinese government sweeping power to police electronic communications and marginalize foreign companies fighting for a share of China’s $465 billion…

  • NASA investigating short circuit on Mars rover Curiosity

    PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The Curiosity rover has temporarily stopped work on Mars while NASA engineers investigate a short circuit. The space agency said Tuesday that the electrical problem was discovered over the weekend as…

  • Why your laptop battery won’t kill you

    NEW YORK (AP) — News on Tuesday that major U.S. airlines are no longer going to ship powerful lithium-ion batteries might lead some to fret about the safety of their personal electronic devices. Those people…

  • Visa, MasterCard moving into mobile pay in Africa

    NEW YORK (AP) — Americans may just be getting used to mobile pay, but consumers in many African countries have been paying with their phones for years. Now payment processors Visa and MasterCard want to…

  • Waze map app to get Amber Alerts on child abductions

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Waze navigation app is getting Amber Alerts on child abductions. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children is sending the alerts. They will pop up in the Waze app…

  • FCC head defends Internet neutrality rules on the road

    NEW YORK (AP) — The head of the Federal Communications Commission is taking the defense of new Internet regulations on the road. Speaking at the Mobile World Congress wireless show in Barcelona, Spain, FCC Chairman…

  • WIRELESS SHOW HIGHLIGHTS: Eyes on Apple, BlackBerry

    NEW YORK (AP) — As a major wireless show continues this week in Barcelona, Spain, Apple is highlighting the capabilities of its iPhone cameras with a gallery of photos taken by its users around the…

  • No more selfie sticks at the Smithsonian

    WASHINGTON — Sorry selfie stick fans visiting Smithsonian museums. You’ll just have to use your arm. Effective March 3, monopod selfie sticks are banned for safety reasons at museums and gardens. This is in addition…

  • The top 10 books on Apple’s iBooks-US

    iBook charts for week ending March 2, 2015: Top Paid Books 1. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins – 9780698185395 – (Penguin Publishing Group) 2. Fifty Shades Darker by E L James –…

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

    App Store Official Charts for the week ending March 2, 2015: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Facebook Messenger, Facebook, Inc. 2. Facebook, Facebook, Inc. 3. Instagram, Instagram, Inc. 4. YouTube, Google, Inc. 5. Snapchat, Snapchat,…

  • DNA study backs theory of massive steppe migration to Europe

    BERLIN (AP) — A wave of migrants from the eastern fringes of Europe some 4,500 years ago left their trace in the DNA — and possibly the languages — of modern Europeans, according to a…