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Russian Police Investigates Apple Over 'Gay' Emojis

Sep 29
Russia is still having a problem with Apple's "gay" emojis.

Disaster Plan Developed in Case Fire Reaches Nuclear Waste

SCIENCE | By Jim Salter | Oct 9
A 15-year-old Florida boy is recovering from burns after he asked a friend to ignite his clothes in a social media stunt called "the fire challenge."

New Roku Streaming TV Device Has 4K Resolution

Streaming TV device maker Roku on Tuesday unveiled a new model that offers video in Ultra HD, or 4K, resolution, matching what's available with Amazon's new Fire TV device.

Clinton Subject to Hack Attempts From China, Korea, Germany

PERSONAL TECH | By Ken Dilanian, Jack Gillum and Stephen Braun | Oct 8
Hillary Rodham Clinton's private email server, which stored some 55,000 pages of emails from her time as secretary of state, was the subject of attempted cyberattacks originating in China, South Korea and Germany after she left office in early 2013.

Kremlin Sets Out to Extend Control Over the Russian Internet

PERSONAL TECH | By Albina Kovalyova | Oct 8
Galina Timchenko recalls how proud she felt when the Russian news website she edited reached 3 million users per day. When she reported the figures to the website's owner, he was horrified.

US Experts Warn Plutonium Stocks Could Soar in East Asia

SCIENCE | By Matthew Pennington and Mari Yamaguchi | Oct 8
Experts warn that Northeast Asia could see a dangerous growth in stocks of weapons-usable plutonium - and U.S. lawmakers say Obama administration policies could be making matters worse.