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Pentagon Adopts New Cellphone Restrictions

Gay Couple 'Stunned' After Lyft Driver Kicks Them Out of Car for Kissing

By Lolita C. Baldour |
After months of debate, the Defense Department approved Monday new restrictions for the use of cellphones and some other electronic devices in the Pentagon where classified informa...

Astronaut and Moonwalker Alan Bean Dies at 86

Astronaut and Moonwalker Alan Bean Dies at 86

By Jocelyn Gecker | May 26
Former Apollo 12 astronaut and painter Alan Bean, who was the fourth person to walk on the moon and later turned his passion for space into art, has died. He was 86.

Digital Life: Cutting Back On A Constant Smartphone Habit

Digital Life: Cutting Back On A Constant Smartphone Habit

By Barbara Ortutay | May 26
Why are we checking Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, then Facebook again when we just wanted to check the weather? Turns out, smartphone addiction is by design.

Amazon: Echo Device Sent Conversation to Family's Contact

By Gene Johnson | May 26
An "unlikely" string of events prompted Amazon's Echo personal assistant device to record a Portland, Oregon, family's private conversation and then send the recording to an acquaintance in Seattle, the company said Thursday.

Facebook to Label Election-Related 'Issue Ads' in U.S.

Facebook to Label Election-Related 'Issue Ads' in U.S.

By Barbara Ortutay | May 26
Facebook is expanding its advertising disclosure requirements to cover all U.S. ads on polarized issues such as gun control and abortion rights, even if they don't endorse a particular candidate.

Will Toilets of the Future Be Able To Analyze Your Health?

Will Toilets of the Future Be Able To Analyze Your Health?

May 25
Experts predict technology will become so smart, we'll all be sitting on toilets that can tell how fit and healthy we are.