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Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web. (AP Photo)

20th anniversary of open World Wide Web

Twenty years ago, on April 30, 1993, CERN set the World Wide Web free. To celebrate the 20th anniversary, the research institute relaunched the first webpage, which initially experienced connectivity issues due to high demand.

04/30/2013

Polaris Project

Google makes $3M grant to combat human trafficking

WASHINGTON (AP) — Google is announcing a $3 million gift to three nonprofits working to use technology and data to combat human trafficking worldwide.

04/09/2013

Many young women live with men first, marry later

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly half of young women say the first time they lived with a guy, they weren’t married. That’s the finding of a government survey released Thursday.

04/03/2013

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

‘Feminist call to arms’ causes controversy

Sharing her thoughts on the controversy surrounding the book by Facebook CEO Sheryl Sandberg, “Lean In,” is UCLA’s Dr. Rachel Lee. Click here to listen to an interview.

03/18/2013

Kim Jong-Un

China’s party paper falls for Onion joke about Kim

BEIJING (AP) – The online version of China’s Communist Party newspaper has treated seriously a satirical report by The Onion‘s naming North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un as the “Sexiest Man Alive,” running a 55-page photo […]

11/27/2012

Aging drivers present new transportation challenge (audio)

WASHINGTON — Baby boomers started driving at a young age and became more mobile than any generation before or since. They practically invented the two-car family and escalated traffic congestion when women began commuting to […]

11/09/2012

Retirement worries grow; 30-somethings most uneasy

WASHINGTON (AP) – Younger Americans in their 30s are now the group most likely to doubt they will be financially secure after retirement, a shift from three years ago when baby boomers nearing retirement age […]

10/22/2012

The new marriage movement (audio)

If you see brides descending on places like Third St. Promenade, don’t be afraid! It’s just the Married in the Nick of Nine Marital Movement. Arletha Thomas, author and founder of the event, explains in this […]

10/21/2012

Jessica Biel, Justin Timberlake marry in Italy

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel are married. The couple released a statement Friday to People magazine saying the ceremony was beautiful and it was special to be surrounded by our family […]

10/19/2012

Make Money by Making a Difference (audio)

One of the panels at the California Women’s Conference was called “Make Money by Making a Difference through Life-Changing Moments.”  Joining KFWB’s Maggie McKay and Michael Shappee was a woman who had one life-changing moment […]

09/24/2012

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