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  • SF surgeons complete surgeries in kidney transplant chain

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Surgeons at a San Francisco hospital have completed all the operations in an organ donation chain that gave six patients new kidneys. Three surgeries carried out Thursday and three on Friday…

  • Lawyer defends gender bias probe at Silicon Valley firm

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An attorney hired by one of Silicon Valley’s most prestigious venture capital firms to investigate a complaint of gender discrimination defended his efforts on Friday, saying the alleged bias was not…

  • For virtual reality creators, a question of control

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — At the Game Developers Conference, it’s easy to imagine what virtual reality will look like when it eventually hits the marketplace. What it will feel like, however, is an entirely different…

  • ‘Homebrew’ email servers: Genius as well as sneaky?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — No, it’s not always a room filled with wires and glowing blue lights. It’s probably not even the size of your furnace. The personal email server used by Hillary Rodham Clinton during…

  • Check out the new Tesla P85D (Photos)

    WASHINGTON — This would be a fun way to get around on these snowy, slushy roads: a car that’s all wheel drive, with all the power you could ever want. Tesla is touting its P85D…

  • Clinton’s emails: Secrets, security and the law

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Once again, Hillary Rodham Clinton did it her way, and it could cost her. Clinton’s decision to eschew government email and use her own private server as secretary of state is raising…

  • Feds: Hackers stole 1 billion email addresses in spam scheme

    ATLANTA (AP) — Computer hackers stole a whopping 1 billion email addresses from U.S. marketing companies in what federal authorities Friday described as a massive spam scheme. Three people were indicted on federal charges in…

  • Feds: Hackers stole 1 billion email addresses in spam scheme

    ATLANTA (AP) — Federal authorities say hackers stole an estimated 1 billion email addresses from marketing companies and used them to send recipients spam. John Horn, acting U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Georgia,…

  • History made at Ceres

    WASHINGTON — Are you ready for spring? I can hardly wait for two weeks from today when winter is officially over with the arrival of the Vernal Equinox (spring).  But our winter weather woes have…

  • Father of Ohio teen poisoned by caffeine powder files suit

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Amazon.com and caffeine powder distributors didn’t provide proper warnings about the supplement’s dangers, resulting in the death of an Ohio high school student last year, the teen’s father said in a lawsuit…

  • Father of Ohio teen poisoned by caffeine powder files suit

    LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — The father of an Ohio teenager who died after ingesting caffeine powder is suing online retailer Amazon.com and companies that distribute the powder, blaming them for not providing proper warnings about…

  • Hello Ceres! NASA spacecraft on first visit to dwarf planet

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — After a nearly eight-year journey, a NASA spacecraft on Friday flawlessly slipped into orbit around Ceres in the first visit to a dwarf planet. The robotic Dawn craft will circle the…

  • European Union submits climate plan for UN pact

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — The European Union on Friday formally submitted its planned contribution to a United Nations climate pact, pledging to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40 percent by 2030. The cuts…

  • Mysterious dwarf planet Ceres now in the spotlight

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mysterious dwarf planet Ceres is ready for its close-up. Located in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, Ceres was the largest unexplored space rock in the inner solar system.…

  • BBC exec ‘sickened’ at phone hacking by UK’s Mirror tabloids

    LONDON (AP) — A senior BBC executive said Friday that he felt “invaded and sickened” by the revelation that his phone was hacked repeatedly by staff at Britain’s Mirror Group newspapers. Alan Yentob, the broadcaster’s…