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This video frame grab provided by Alex Sheen of becauseisaidiwould.com shows Matthew Cordle. who confessed in a video posted online that he's to blame for a wrong-way car crash stemming from a night of heavy drinking that killed another man.He says he's willing to take "full responsibility." (AP Photo/becauseisaidiwould.com)

Man gets 6½ years after DUI crash confession

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man was sentenced Wednesday to 6½ years in prison for causing a fatal wrong-way crash after a night of heavy drinking, which he had confessed to in an online […]

10/23/2013

Dr. Thomas Louie, an infectious disease specialist at the University of Calgary, prepares vials in the process of making stool pills in his lab in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

Pills made from poop cure serious gut infections

Hold your nose and don’t spit out your coffee: Doctors have found a way to put healthy people’s poop into pills that can cure serious gut infections — a less yucky way to do “fecal […]

10/04/2013

Screenshot of woman who made video to quit her job, with Kanye West's "Gone" playing in background, posted on YouTube.

Woman who quit job in video offered new position

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A University of Missouri graduate whose dance video announcing she was quitting her job was offered another employment opportunity during a taped appearance on a daytime TV talk show. On […]

10/03/2013

L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca (AP Photo)

Sheriff Lee Baca cuts ties with health company

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is distancing himself from a health products company whose products he promoted in online videos. Sheriff’s spokesman Steve Whitmore says Baca contacted the Irvine-based company […]

10/02/2013

Lady Gaga performs "Applause" at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Lady Gaga to perform at 1st YouTube Music Awards

  NEW YORK (AP) — YouTube is launching its own music awards and Lady Gaga will perform at the first-time event. The Google Inc.-owned company announced Tuesday that Eminem and Arcade Fire also will perform […]

09/30/2013

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France to sanction Google over privacy rules

PARIS (AP) — France said Friday it will fine Google up to 300,000 euros ($402,180) for breaking rules on data privacy. The French agency that regulates information technology says Google Inc. hadn’t satisfactorily responded to […]

09/27/2013

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Netflix, Kerry Washington could make Emmy history

LOS ANGELES (AP) – When Netflix’s “House of Cards” vies with cable series “Breaking Bad” and “Mad Men” for best drama honors at the Emmy Awards, it will be a milestone in the coming-of-age of […]

09/22/2013

Rapper Common speaks about the violence that has plagued his hometown during an interview with The Associated Press Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

Hip Hop artist Common says rappers can help reduce violence

CHICAGO (AP) — Grammy-award hip hop artist Common, who has openly worried about the violence in Chicago, was in his hometown Friday to help celebrate the city’s music scene when he was confronted with a […]

09/20/2013

Terrie Hall from the CDC's YouTube channel.

Woman featured in stark CDC anti-smoking ads dies

ATLANTA (AP) — A North Carolina woman featured prominently in a graphic government ad campaign to get people to stop smoking died Monday of cancer. [See the video below.] Terrie Hall died at a hospital […]

09/16/2013

This screenshot taken from Twitter shows the company's posting on its official account Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, that it has “confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a planned IPO.”  Twitter is taking advantage of federal legislation passed last year that allows companies with less than $1 billion in revenue in its last fiscal year to avoid submitting public IPO documents.  (AP Photo/Twitter)

Twitter flies from obscurity to the height of fame

NEW YORK (AP) — The Pope. President Obama. Queen Elizabeth. Oprah. You. When Twitter started seven years ago as an obscure medium for geeks, critics dismissed it as an exercise in narcissism. Some thought it […]

09/15/2013

In this photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, rapper Makhtar 'Xuman' Fall lays down verse about the week's news, during a taping of the 'Journal Rappe' in Dakar, Senegal. (AP Photo/Jane Hahn)

Senegalese rappers spin world news on TV program

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The war in Syria isn’t the easiest topic to break down in a brief newscast. But that’s exactly what Senegalese rapper Makhtar “Xuman” Fall does — and throws it down in […]

09/13/2013

In-Soo Suh, associate professor of the Graduate School for Green Transportation at KAIST, and his research team developed a foldable, compact electric vehicle that can be utilized either as a personal car or part of the public transit system to connect major transportation routes within a city. (Posted on YouTube)

Experimental car parks and folds nearly in half

Sometimes you might wish your car was half the size so it could fit in a tight parking spot. Well, the technology is already here. An experimental electric car called the “Armadillo-T” and made in […]

09/05/2013

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