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'Django Unchained' actress defends not giving ID to cop

"Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts defended her refusal to show her ID to Los Angeles police before they handcuffed her last week.

Netflix's French connection

Are Parisians ready for some "Orange est le Nouveau Noir?" Netflix entered the French video streaming market Monday, and the new media company is set to debut in several other European nations soon as well.

Apple sold 4 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in first day

Apparently, a lot of people want the iPhone 6. Apple sold a record 4 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones on Friday, the first day that the new iGadgets were available for pre-order, the company said Monday.

At least 19 deaths tied to flawed GM cars

Ken Feinberg, the attorney overseeing a compensation fund for victims of GM cars, has so far linked 19 deaths to a serious flaw with the automaker's ignition switches.

Obama 'shocked' by Ray Rice video; Washington turns attention to NFL

The growing outcry over how the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell deal with incidents of domestic violence has reached the nation's highest office.

'Six Californias' Initiative Fails to Make Ballot

The controversial "Six Californias" initiative has failed to make it onto the 2016 ballot, the Secretary of State's Office said Friday.

Hurricane Odile, a Category 4 storm, threatens Baja California

Hurricane Odile, a Category 4 storm, is expected to affect life on the Baja California peninsula in Mexico on Sunday night and Monday, the National Hurricane Center said.

Apple's Tim Cook on TV, Steve Jobs, and iPhone 6

In an in-depth interview with Charlie Rose, taped on Friday, the Apple CEO said the current television experience is "stuck back in the 70's," but he didn't say when Apple might try to take TV into the future.

Family of Arizona gun instructor release video

The children of a gun instructor who was accidentally shot and killed by a 9-year-old girl at an Arizona gun range last month reached out to the girl in a video posted Friday morning.

Britain vows to 'confront' the ISIS 'menace' after killing of David Haines

Countries in the Mideast and outside the region "are prepared to engage in military assistance, in actual strikes if that is what it requires" to fight ISIS, U.S.