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  • Google unveils company-designed driverless vehicle prototypes

    Google has designed its own self-driving vehicles that transport passengers at the push of a button as it aims to spread the new automotive technology, co- founder Sergey Brin said.

    May 28, 2014

  • Three to six hurricanes forecast for Atlantic storm season

    Eight to 13 named systems are expected in the six-month season that starts June 1,  Kathryn Sullivan, administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, said Thursday.

    May 22, 2014

  • Charges pending against Ga. students after alleged post-prom rape

    An evening to remember will likely become a night of regret for more than two dozen young people, many of whom may be charged with a crime after an 18-year-old female student was allegedly raped at a post-prom party at a resort in northern Georgia.

    May 21, 2014

  • Screen Shot 2014-05-19 at 10.43.47 AM.png VIDEO: Young fan pulls hidden ball trick

    A young fan at a Blue Jays-Rangers game over the weekend caught some attention when he snagged a foul ball, then gave a decoy ball to a pretty girl sitting directly behind him.

    May 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Darden to sell Red Lobster for $2.1 billion

    Darden Restaurants has agreed to sell the Red Lobster seafood-restaurant chain to Golden Gate Capital for $2.1 billion, giving it an injection of cash and time to focus on reviving growth in its Olive Garden business.

    May 16, 2014

  • Three arrested for assault.jpg 3 arrested after social media video shows child being kicked in the head

    Three people were arrested after a violent video showing a teenager kicking a child in the head several times was posted to a social media site.

    May 16, 2014 3 Photos

  • Can technology help you and your friends choose a restaurant?

    Deciding where to eat, drink, relax and chat with friends should be a pleasure, but instead it's an engine of hesitancy and chagrin. As a result of that hesitancy and chagrin, you often end up going to the same handful of tried and true restaurants instead of branching out. What if technology could solve this problem by collecting a party's various dietary, monetary and atmospheric preferences and producing a restaurant that will delight everyone?

    May 15, 2014

  • The most segregated schools may not be in the states you'd expect

    Progress has been made, but the nation has been slipping, according to a new report analyzing government data from UCLA's Civil Rights Project. And the states where segregation is most prevalent today are not the ones where it reached its boiling point in the 1950s and 1960s.

    May 15, 2014

  • rDMaC9MV.jpeg West Virginia teen beats state delegate in GOP primary

    Saira Blair will graduate from a West Virginia high school later this month. She posts photos of her smoothie habit on Instagram, volunteers at the Martinsburg veterans hospital and helps raise money for the Make-a-Wish Foundation. She will not be eligible to vote until July. But on Tuesday, she beat a sitting state delegate who was seeking a third term in office.

    May 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • 5372167632fef.preview-620.jpg Two boys injured in fall after bounce house gets caught in wind

    Two New York boys, ages 5 and 6, were seriously injured after the bounce house they were playing in got caught in the wind and flew into the air. The boys fell from more than 15 feet, according to poststar.com.

    May 13, 2014 1 Photo

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