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A Look at the New Gamblit Game Station

Oct 10
As Las Vegas casinos try to lure the next generation of gamblers, companies are creating games that will appeal to younger gamers.

Israeli Team Advances in Contest to Send Spacecraft to Moon

By Daniel Estrin | Oct 10
A team of Israeli engineers is the first to advance in an international competition sponsored by Google to send a privately-funded spacecraft to the moon, contest organizers announced Wednesday.

Gov't Health Insurance Website Getting Upgrades

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Oct 10
Consumers shopping on the government's health insurance website should find it easier this year to get basic questions answered about their doctors, medications and costs, according to an internal government document.

Scientists Claim They Found 'Gay' Gene Changes to Predict Sexuality

Oct 9
Researchers from the David Geffen School of Medicine of the University of California, Los Angeles, said they can determine someone's sexuality by looking at specific changes in genes.

Disaster Plan Developed in Case Fire Reaches Nuclear Waste

By Jim Salter | Oct 9
A 15-year-old Florida boy is recovering from burns after he asked a friend to ignite his clothes in a social media stunt called "the fire challenge."

New Roku Streaming TV Device Has 4K Resolution

Oct 9
Streaming TV device maker Roku on Tuesday unveiled a new model that offers video in Ultra HD, or 4K, resolution, matching what's available with Amazon's new Fire TV device.

Clinton Subject to Hack Attempts From China, Korea, Germany

By Ken Dilanian, Jack Gillum and Stephen Braun | Oct 8
Hillary Rodham Clinton's private email server, which stored some 55,000 pages of emails from her time as secretary of state, was the subject of attempted cyberattacks originating in China, South Korea and Germany after she left office in early 2013.

Kremlin Sets Out to Extend Control Over the Russian Internet

By Albina Kovalyova | Oct 8
Galina Timchenko recalls how proud she felt when the Russian news website she edited reached 3 million users per day. When she reported the figures to the website's owner, he was horrified.

US Experts Warn Plutonium Stocks Could Soar in East Asia

By Matthew Pennington and Mari Yamaguchi | Oct 8
Experts warn that Northeast Asia could see a dangerous growth in stocks of weapons-usable plutonium - and U.S. lawmakers say Obama administration policies could be making matters worse.

Colorado Man Gets Probation in Fossil Importation Case

Oct 7
A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced a Colorado man to one year of probation for understating the value of unspecified fossils imported from China to the United States.

Federal Investigators Hope to Find Cargo Ship's Recorder

By Curt Anderson and Jason Dearen | Oct 7
Federal investigators looking into the ill-fated voyage of a 790-foot freighter believed to have sunk in the Atlantic during Hurricane Joaquin say they still hope to recover a data recorder from the ship.

Woman Found After Actor Tweets About Her Lost Student ID

Oct 7
Tom Hank's tweet worked. A woman named Lauren who lost her Fordham student ID has been found.

Is Recycling A Waste?

Oct 7
Americans recycle nearly 90 million tons of trash a year, but it may not be worth the trouble.

Neutrino Research Nets Nobel Prize

By Karl Ritter and Malin Rising | Oct 7
Takaaki Kajita of Japan and Arthur McDonald of Canada won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for discovering that tiny particles called neutrinos change identities as they whiz through the universe, proving that they have mass.

Microsoft Unveils New Surface Laptop, Other Updates

Oct 6
Microsoft is doubling down on its Surface devices business, unveiling a new laptop Tuesday alongside an updated tablet.

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