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Live Blog: Apple iPhone 6 Event
Get all the latest information about today's unveiling!
Autism Therapy in 6-Month-Olds Eliminates Symptoms
By the time the children turned four, almost none of them required any form of autism services.
Why Do We Care About the iWatch?
Jonathan Crary, author of “24/7: Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep,” talks with Newsweek about why the world gets so excited about Apple.
Twitter Is Rolling Out an In-App 'Purchase' Button
Twitter and the music industry: they’re both struggling to figure out how to make (or maintain) a steady profit, but now they’re teaming up in the process.
Canada Adds Drones to Its Fight With Russia for the North Pole
Testing aims to make Canadian Armed Forces better prepared
Rare Virus Sickens Thousands of Kids in Midwest
Luckily the virus isn't usually deadly, but has caused many hospitalizations.
Could Gold Medal Gymnast McKayla Maroney Face Child Pornography Charges?
Signers of a petition want her to face the same charges other minors in the U.S. must face
American Ebola Patient Arrives in Omaha for Treatment
An American doctor infected with ebola while delivering babies in West Africa has returned to the U.S. for treatment
Meet the Sponsors Behind the People Already in Line for iPhone 6
Waiting in line seems pretty lame, but it can be pretty lucrative
Court Rules Yelp Can Manipulate Ratings for Ads
Yelp’s demanding ad dollars in exchange for good reviews would be just “hard bargaining” the federal court said
Pirated Copies of The Sims 4 Contain a 'Nudity Glitch'
Game developers have included the screen blurring glitch in a bid to punish online pirates
Fake Cell Towers Allow the NSA and Police to Keep Track of You
Secretive surveillance makes your calls an open book for the NSA and even local cops
Celebrity Nude Leakers 4chan Pretend to Get Serious About Copyrights
4chan adopts a nearly toothless copyright policy
NIH: Ebola Outbreak is 'Completely Out of Control'
In the past month, Africa's ebola outbreak has spread exponentially
WHO: One Person Dies From Suicide Every 40 Seconds
Restricting access to common methods of suicide could reduce the number of deaths, WHO says
Thousands of Health Care Workers Needed to Stop Ebola
For the Ebola outbreak to end in six to nine months, a “massive” global response is needed
Google to Refund $19 Million in Kids' In-App Purchases: U.S.
Children sometimes put hundreds of dollars on their parents' credit cards without permission, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said
Is Cancer Lurking in Your Toothpaste? (And Your Soap? And Your Lipstick?)
Colgate Total contains the antibacterial agent triclosan, which mounting evidence suggests may cause cancer
Good News for People Who Like Bad News
Showtime’s Emmy-winning climate change series is now available for home viewing, provided you still have a home
OCD, Schizophrenia Linked, Researchers Report
A prior OCD diagnosis, as well as being the offspring of parents diagnosed as having OCD, increases the risk of schizophrenia
Apple Hack Points to Broader Vulnerabilities in the Cloud
Cloud storage requires customers to put their trust in Silicon Valley giants
Are Revenge Porn Laws Going Too Far?
Leaks of nude celebrity photos renew debate
Prostate Cancer Foundation to Reddit: Keep Your Money
The Prostate Cancer Foundation returned a $17,000 donation from Reddit because it doesn't want to be associated with the site, a spokeswoman said
Apple: We're Not to Blame for Leaked Celebrity Photos
"We have discovered that certain celebrity accounts were compromised by a very targeted attack on user names, passwords and security questions," Apple said in a statement
Does the EPA Favor Industry When Assessing Chemical Dangers?
One amphibian specialist takes the agency to task on possible “conflicts of interest” in its regulatory system
Pink Slime Is a Red Herring
While the public is getting confused by semantics, the U.S. meat industry is out of control
Social Status Changes Monkey Brains, Study Says
Social standing affects the size of some regions of primates’ brains, as well as how these parts communicate with one another
What Happens When Teens Smoke Pot?
A new study examines the social impacts of pot and alcohol use in this age group.
Learn to Share, Cabs
Hard data could put an end to curbside fights over cabs