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World Mar 20Australian officials claim new lead in search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight
Australian officials led a search Thursday in the southern Indian Ocean for evidence of possible debris from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.
Economy Mar 19Toyota to pay $1.2 billion for misleading public on safety recalls
Toyota has come to a $1.2 billion settlement to end a Justice Department criminal probe into how the company handled customer complaints and automobile recalls related to safety problems with their vehicles from 2009 to 2010. "Today we can say…
World Mar 14Search for missing Malaysian jetliner expands after new data is uncovered
Malaysia expanded the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft on Thursday to the Andaman Sea, as many as 1,000 miles or more off the flight's original course.
Nation Mar 14How well do you know Pi?
World Mar 10Snowden at SXSW: Encryption is ‘defense against the dark arts in the digital realm’
Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden spoke at the 2014 South by Southwest Interactive Festival Monday about what the tech community can do to address digital privacy and security concerns.
Nation Mar 10Senate Democrats plan climate change all-nighter
Senate Democrats plan to get comfortable Monday for a scheduled all-night discussion on climate change -- pajamas are optional. Their goal: to get Congress to agree that climate change is a scientific fact. “Climate change is real, it is…
Nation Mar 07Lawyers on commercial drone ruling: proceed cautiously
Drone lawyers caution commercial enthusiasts from interpreting the latest drone ruling as a free-for-all license to fly.
Nation Mar 03Towns lose battle over housing laws aimed at undocumented immigrants
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected requests to review appeals from towns in Texas and Pennsylvania over lower court rulings against local housing laws that targeted undocumented immigrants.
Arts Mar 03’12 Years a Slave’ takes home Hollywood’s top prize and makes history
While "Gravity" won the most golden statuettes at the Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday, "12 Years a Slave" walked away with the evening's top prize.
Science Feb 28Why ranting online doesn’t help manage anger
Often rooted in a heightened level of expressed emotion, uncensored anger or frustration, the rant is accessible to anyone armed with a computer keyboard and an Internet connection. But what are Internet ranters really after? And does ranting bring them…