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The University of South Florida told students to think about "the dignity of the ceremony" before attempting a selfie with the university president as she hands them their diplomas.Read More

A court in the Netherlands has upheld the mayor's efforts to ban marijuana cafes in an area that permits prostitution.Read More

U.S. Ramps Up Aid To Syrian Rebels

Thu, April 24, 2014 9:04am

The U.S. is increasing both arms and training assistance to the Syrian rebels. Advocates of the program say they hope to change the situation on the ground, others doubt it will help much.Read More

President Obama is in Japan for the start of his four-nation Asia visit. The trip aims to assure U.S. allies that they're not forgotten, even as China gets more bullish with its neighbors.Read More

As online and mega stores take up more of the retail landscape, small mom-and-pop shops are getting more specific. We examine one of the ways small stores are looking to survive and possibly thrive.Read More

SuperShoes are squishy insoles that fit inside your shoes. Inside those insoles are "vibrotactile ticklers" linked to your mobile device. Enter a destination and the ticklers guide your way.Read More

Customers will be able to send and receive up to $900 at a time at more than 4,000 U.S. stores. Analysts don't think the other money transfer clients will be hurt because of their loyal customer base.Read More

FCC Set To Change Net Neutrality Rules

Thu, April 24, 2014 9:04am

On Thursday, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission will propose new rules for how broadband providers should treat the Internet traffic flowing through their networks.Read More

Sales Of New Homes Plunged In March

Thu, April 24, 2014 9:04am

The harsh, persistent winter may have been partly to blame. New home sales are at their lowest pace since last July.Read More

Kaji Sherpa recalls taking two steps backward when a wall of snow careened toward him, and it made all the difference. He survived Everest's deadliest disaster — and now says he'll stick to farming.Read More


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