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Report: 1 in 9 US Bridges in Need of Repair

More than one in nine bridges in the USA — at least 66,405, or 11 percent of the total — are structurally deficient, according to a new report. These are not rarely used, out-of-the way...
Kanye West nears his breaking point, lashes out at paparazzi

Best, Worst Reasons to Consider ‘Yeezus’ as Father’s Day Gift

Have you still not gotten around to picking up a Father's Day gift? But would you rather stay home and listen to Kanye West's new album, "Yeezus," which was supposed to drop on Tuesday but leaked early this...

Apple iOS7 Update Redesigns Look of Apps and Icons

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple is throwing out most of the real-world graphical cues from its iPhone and iPad software, like the casino-green “felt” of its Game Center app, in what it calls the biggest update since...

China Considers Penalizing Women Who Become Single Mothers

China’s government is coming under fire for considering an unmarried mothers fine, which they say will help with proactive family planning and keep the birth rate low. Critics charge that the fine will lead...

Kanye Keeps ‘Yeezus’ Cover Art Plain and Simple

Don't look for over-the-top graphics on the cover art for Kanye West's upcoming album. The rapper kept the concept simple for Yeezus, revealing the album's cover on his website Friday—a plain CD case with a disc inside,...

First Look at Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 Update

Earlier this week Microsoft offered a first look at what’s going to be in Windows 8.1. As I noted in my coverage yesterday, this is a significant update and not just a kneejerk reaction to criticism...

Air Force’s 1st African-American Female Colonel Buried

The first African-American woman to be promoted to colonel in the Air Force was buried on a sultry Wednesday afternoon in Arlington National Cemetery, surrounded by scores of airmen in dress blues and about...

Fasting Diets: Fad or Effective?

The fasting diet was first popularized in the U.K. by physician and BBC journalist Michael Mosley's documentary "Eat, Fast, and Live Longer." Each diet varies slightly, but in general the concept involves eating a low-calorie...

Atlanta Man Shot by Off-Duty Police in Midtown Brawl

ATLANTA - Police say they fired shots at a man who brandished a gun during an early morning fight outside a midtown Atlanta nightclub. Witnesses say a fight broke out behind the Sutra Lounge...

Report: US Households 55% Poorer After Great Recession

WASHINGTON - The average U.S. household has a long way to go to recover the wealth it lost to the Great Recession, a report by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis concluded Thursday. The...

‘After Earth’: Will Smith Calls the Shots For Action Hero Son

  The structure of "After Earth" is as simple as a board game: Kitai (Jaden Smith) must traverse a preselected path between the crash site and the tail, avoiding obstacles along the way. These obstacles include...

Razer’s New Gaming Laptop Thinner, Lighter than Mac Air

Razer's latest Ultrabook is a wake-up call. It's a warning shot across the bow of Apple, Samsung and other manufacturers of premium thin-and-light laptops. And its message is clear: "Look at me." Look at how...

Galaxy S4 First Phone Equipped to Use New Spectrum Band

Verizon Wireless customers buying the recently released Samsung Galaxy S4 will be the first who can start using a new spectrum band that the carrier will start turning on later this year. The carrier plans to equip...

Airwatch: Atlanta Tech Firm Plans to Add 800 New Jobs

Looking for a tech job in metro Atlanta?  We've got good news.  One company that already calls Atlanta home is bringing 800 new jobs to the area in 2013, and there's still time to...

Emeli Sande’s ‘Crazy in Love’ Cover Gets Thumbs-Up From Jay-Z

Emeli Sande's Next to Me is one of the most inescapable songs of the moment. The lead Stateside single from Sande's debut, Our Version of Events, has quickly landed her on the pop A-list. Needless to say, it's...

Best Waterfronts to Visit in North America

Baltimore Baltimore's waterfront area, the Inner Harbor, is one of the most visited and most photographed parts of the city. Many of Baltimore's best attractions -- the National Aquarium, Maryland Science Center and World Trade Center, to...

In-Law Troubles: When Wife and Mother Vy For His Affection

If films like Monster-in-Law are any reflection of real life, a woman's relationship with her mother-in-law is often fraught with tension and anxiety, since both women are competing for the man's affection. Indeed, according to...

Jennifer Lopez Opening Cellphone Stores Targeting Latinos

"Jenny from the Block" wants the block to buy Verizon phones from her. Singer and actress Jennifer Lopez on Wednesday announced she's opening a chain of 15 cellphone stores and a website under the Viva...

With New Xbox Console, Microsoft Seeks to be Bigger Industry Player

Microsoft Corp. is set to make a splash this week with the eagerly awaited unveiling of its new Xbox game console, eight years after the last version, as it seeks a larger share of...

Apple Slow to Develop Version of iTunes For Rival Windows 8

Microsoft on Friday said users shouldn't expect a version of Apple's iTunes that's been specialized for Windows 8's new Metro interface "anytime soon." Though if you've been paying attention to the battle between the two companies,...

Alicia Keys Shoots ‘Tears Always Win’ Video in Las Vegas

Alicia Keys is nursing a broken heart on her new single "Tears Always Win." And there's probably no better place to try to get over a heartache than Las Vegas, Sin City. That's where the...

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