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Google's Schmidt 'outraged' by NSA snooping

Allegations of intrusive data collection by the National Security Agency have "shocked" and "outraged" executives at Google, according to chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt.

New York University student gets stuck between two buildings

Officials rescued a 19-year-old New York University student who was stuck between two buildings near his dorm in lower Manhattan Sunday night, New York police said.

Katy Perry dethrones Justin Bieber on Twitter

In Twitter's popularity contest, Katy Perry is the new queen bee.

Egypt: Mohamed Morsy trial interrupted by defendants' chanting

The trial of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy got off to a raucous start Monday, with a judge twice pausing what was supposed to be a brief opening hearing as Morsy and his co-defendants loudly spoke over him, rejecting the charges and

Justices dismiss state law restricting medical abortions

 The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a pending appeal from Oklahoma officials who were defending a state law limiting abortions performed with medicine instead of surgery.

Christie stays way ahead in three final polls in New Jersey

On the eve of Election Day 2013, three new polls reconfirm the story line of the entire campaign in New Jersey: Republican Gov. Chris Christie's easily going to win re-election.

Only in Nashville: 5 unique things

Spotting a McDonald's a few blocks from the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Russia, was the last straw. The whole world, it seems, is turning into one homogenous, capitalist playground.

Twitter ups its IPO price

Twitter has raised the stock price range for its planned initial public offering. In a regulatory filing Monday, the social media company said its debut price is now set between $23 and $25 a share, up from $17 to $20 previously.

Could texting be hurting your relationship?

CNN) – If you want to text your girlfriend that you love her, go for it. But if you're considering apologizing via text, you may want to rethink it.

Obama stumps for McAuliffe in Virginia governor's race

 President Barack Obama sidestepped talking about his signature achievement, health care reform, and instead focused on the politics of the government shutdown in a campaign rally to help Virginia Democrat Terry McAuliffe get over the fini