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Hurricane Matthew Death Toll: Florida, Haiti Suffer Extensive Damage In Aftermath [PHOTOS, VIDEO]

Hurricane Matthew has wreaked havoc across the Caribbean and southeastern U.S.
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(Reuters) - Google parent Alphabet Inc bested analysts' estimates for third-quarter profit and revenue on Thursday as the search company showed it has honed its core business for the mobile era and is
British and Australian scientists Thursday confirmed what looked like a brown pebble found by a fossil hunter on a Sussex beach in Britain more than a decade ago actually is a piece of fossilized din
In its otherwise solid third-quarter results, the company went some distance to reassure investors on its “other bets,” in-house visionary projects that have yet to make money.
The 13-inch MacBook Pro weighs in at just 3 pounds.
Maybe we should think twice about what our donations are used for. Campaign spending on one of the most negative Presidential elections have reached record levels. The Federal Election Commission late
Peggy Whitson keeps piling up firsts in her long career as an astronaut.        
Over the last couple of days, we’ve seen Microsoft launch a revamped Surface Book with more powerful graphics and extended battery life, along with its first all-in-one desktop PC, the Surface Studio
Two experts found that implicit beliefs reveal whether you will or will not be successful. Using the Implicit Association Test, the team found those who associate 'important' with tasks come out on
Not even Donald Trump’s supporters like him. With less than two-weeks to go before Election Day, the Pew Research Center reported Thursday 70 percent of voters said the Republican presidential nomine
None of the itsy-bitsy spidery things in the image above are tiny, nor are they on Earth. Those creepy-crawlers are surface features on Mars, which have been photographed near the south pole of the r
Researchers with the Army and General Dynamics Land Systems are now testing concept vehicles for a Stryker-mounted laser weapon to protect soldiers from missiles, mortars, and artillery.
The breakout feature is, as widely speculated, a new touch-sensitive panel on the MacBook Pro, Apple's top-of-the-line laptop.
While the conditions would have to be ‘ideal,’ a human body that avoids incineration and lands on a distant world could transport microbes or even act as a ‘starter-pack’ for life.
The 'close' button in an elevator was discontinued in the 1990s, which means the one in your elevator is a complete fake. However, this button, and others, promotes the illusion that you are in cont
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton said on Thursday it had commissioned an external review of its security practices, a move that comes after authorities arrested an employee
Skip the washer, save your Levi's!        
He's saved the world on countless occasions. He's quick with a gun. He's witty and debonair. He knows how to rock a tuxedo. But despite all this, a real-life James Bond would not be hired by British
Apple unveiled its next generation of MacBook earlier today, but that's not all.
Lava from the Kilauea volcano has risen to just 52 feet below the floor of the Halema’uma’u crater, threatening communities as it makes its way into the sea at Kamokuna, the U.S. Geological Survey re
Google parent Alphabet reported its quarterly profit climbed 27 percent to $5.1 billion, boosted by mobile and video advertising revenue.
Twitter announced Thursday that it's killing off Vine 'in the coming months,' but the news isn't likely to stop those who launched their careers on t
Here's how to start a blog for your freelance business, produce compelling content and spread the word about it.
The opioid epidemic is the most pressing health crisis of our time, with the US Surgeon General, President Obama and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calling for greater awareness among
Uber has a plan to make flying cars a reality. Dubbed Uber Elevate, the program will design 'cars' to operate like a helicopter, travel 100 miles on a single charge and could be ready by 2021.
A bill that would protect the identification of police who shoot or use force in the line of duty was passed by the Republican-controlled Pennsylvania General Assembly Thursday afternoon. Its fate de
It's difficult to make predictions, especially about the future, and even more so when they involve the reactions of living cells -- huge numbers of genes, proteins and enzymes, embedded in complex pa
Web giant Amazon has reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit as expenses rose, causing shares to tumble in after-hours trading.
LinkedIn reported solid third quarter results with revenue and and earnings that beat estimates, about five months after Microsoft announced it would buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion in cash.
Twenty years after it first aired, we look back at the many ways the VH1 phenomenon presaged today's wiki-driven, second-screen culture. The post 6 Ways Pop-Up Video Created a Classic—and Shaped the
(Reuters) - A Florida man pleaded guilty on Thursday to charges stemming from his role in wide-ranging hacking scheme that generated $1.3 million through the hijacking of customer email accounts to se
Today, with its new MacBook Pro, Apple killed the escape key. In fact, it got rid of physical function keys entirely. Here's why you won't miss them. The post You'll Miss the Escape Key Even Less Tha
YouTube has emerged as a rising star in Google's cast of services as the online video site upstages cable television for a younger generation of viewers. As more advertising dollars flow to YouTub
Apple made a few big announcements at its event today, and you can find out everything from Apple’s event here. Apple's New TV app 
Twitter made the formal announcement to discontinue Vine in the coming months.        

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Loretta Sanchez launches website to attack Senate rival Kamala Harris

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