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As with any year begining, we often take the time to think about how far we've come and where we're headed. At least the world isn't ending, right? What we tend to forget is the fact that we already live in the future. We may not have flying cars (yet), but we
By EILEEN AJ CONNELLYAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The evacuation of some 320 patients was just the beginning of NYU Langone Medical Center's Superstorm Sandy story.
After the rain stopped and the waters receded, the 700-bed hospital was a shattered mess: the emergency room had flooded,
By Liz Raftery,
British astronomer Patrick Moore, who hosted the BBC program The Sky at Night, died Sunday at his home after battling an infection. He was 89.
"After a short spell in hospital last week, it was determined that no further treatment would benefit him, and it was his wish to spend his
By SYLVIA HUIAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Could computers become cleverer than humans and take over the world? Or is that just the stuff of science fiction?
Philosophers and scientists at Britain's Cambridge University think the question deserves serious study. A proposed Center for the
By YURI KAGEYAMAAP Business Writer
SUSONO, Japan (AP) - Toyota Motor Corp. is testing car safety systems that allow vehicles to communicate with each other and with the roads they are on in a just completed facility in Japan the size of three baseball stadiums.
The cars at the Intelligent
By CASSANDRA VINOGRADAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - The bungling of reports that powerful Britons sexually abused children has thrown one of the largest and most respected broadcasters in the world into a deep crisis.
It is hard to overstate the importance of the BBC in British society; its
By CHRISTY LEMIRE and MICHAEL LIEDTKE and RYAN NAKASHIMAAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - There's no mistaking the similarities. A childhood on a dusty farm, a love of fast vehicles, a rebel who battles an overpowering empire - George Lucas is the hero he created, Luke Skywalker.
By LOU KESTENAssociated Press
Video-game aliens have gotten bigger, uglier and meaner over the years. Think of the Covenant warriors in "Halo" or the Locust Horde in "Gears of War": huge, dumb, slobbering brutes who can soak up plenty of bullets before they pounce on you and crush your skull.
By DAVID BAUDERAP Television Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - In an earlier era, the 9.2 million viewers who watched NBC's "Revolution" in its regular time slot on television's premiere week wouldn't impress many television executives.
Now, that number is only part of the story. Add in people
By RON DePASQUALEAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Kosovo Prime Minister Hashim Thaci said Kosovo and Serbia must normalize relations soon to begin integrating with Europe, but he insisted that partition of his country's Serb-dominated northern enclave "will never happen."