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How Well Do Tech Companies Protect Your Data From Snooping?

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 2:20am

We looked at 15 top companies and services that handle your email or store your data every day to see what steps they take to keep it from prying eyes. See how they stack up.

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Va. Students Abuzz As Star Professors Become Political Rivals

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 2:16am

With Dave Brat's defeat of Rep. Eric Cantor, a tiny Virginia college fell into the political spotlight. Both Brat and his new opponent, Democrat Jack Trammell, teach at Randolph-Macon.

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Uber's Rapid Growth Pits Innovation Against Existing Laws

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 2:15am

The fast-growing startup is operating in more than 100 cities around the world. But Uber, which is valued at $17 billion, faces opposition from traditional taxis and regulators.

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School Lunch Debate: What's At Stake?

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 3:59pm

Lawmakers in the House plan to vote this week on whether to allow schools to delay implementing new nutrition standards in school lunches. Some policymakers have called the standards "over the top."

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Traveler Makes The Best Of Empty Airport

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 6:30am

When Richard Dunn found himself stuck overnight in the deserted Las Vegas airport, he spent his time making a video selphie — lip-synching Celine Dion's version of "All by Myself."

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Donald Trump Retweets Fake Quote Attributed To Him

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 6:01am

Sportswriter David Roth was having some fun and tweeted a made-up quote he attributed to Donald Trump. Later, the fake quote was retweeted by Trump.

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iPads Allow Kids With Challenges To Play In High School's Band

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 5:57am

Tablet computers and a creative teacher have helped open doors for some kids with serious learning disabilities and autism spectrum disorders. The P.S. 177 Technology Band is in Queens, N.Y.

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iPads Allow Kids With Challenges To Play In High School's Band

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 5:57am

On the surface, the PS 177 Technology Band looks like a typical high school orchestra. But there are two big differences.

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