Eric Matthew Frein

Ambush suspect ID'd, considered armed, 'extremely dangerous'

The suspect in the killing of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper and the critical wounding of another outside a rural barracks in the Poconos is a survivalist who has expressed a desire to…

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LIVE: NASA astronaut announcement

4 p.m. ET: NASA is expected to announce the return of human space transport launches to the U.S.

Barack Obama

LIVE: Obama announces new steps to combat Ebola

4:05 p.m. ET: President Barack Obama announces new U.S. efforts in combating the Ebola virus' spread.

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Astronaut on spacewalk

NASA

Boeing, Space X to get NASA contracts

Boeing and SpaceX will be awarded NASA contracts to transport astronauts to and from the international space station, CNN has learned.

The space agency will hold a news conference at Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 4 p.m. ET to discuss "the return ...

Facebook on phone

Ariana McLaughlin/CNN

What counts as a 'real name' on Facebook?

A Facebook policy that asks users to provide real names on profiles has people from all walks of life worrying their accounts might be in jeopardy.

Hands on keyboard

William Armsby/CNN

Join social media's 'country club' for $9,000

Would you enjoy social media more without all those pesky 99-percenters complaining about their mortgage payments and high cable bills?

Windows 8 Preview

CNN

Windows 9 is coming Sept. 30

Windows 9 is coming.

Apple free U2 album

REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Apple offers a way to 'return' free U2 album

Apple learned an important lesson this week: Not everyone likes U2. And even those who do really don't like it when you put music in their libraries without asking.

iPhone 6 iPhone 6 Plus

Apple

Apple sold 4M 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.

Microsoft

CNN

Microsoft buys Minecraft for $2.5 billion

Microsoft is expanding its video game empire, buying the wildly popular Minecraft and the tiny production studio that designed it for $2.5 billion.

With Minecraft, Microsoft will be acquiring one of the most popular games ever. Minecraft has been down...

Earth in space

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Golfer wins space trip after bagging hole-in-one

After a hole-in-one at the KLM Open in Amsterdam, golfer Andy Sullivan has won a prize that is truly out of this world.

The Englishman, who found the cup with his tee shot on the 15th hole, bagged himself a flight into space courtesy of a Dutch aerosp...

Cellphone Customers Jump Companies

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China tests sidewalk lanes for phone users

Tired of bumping into people glued to their phones? One Chinese city thinks it has the answer: It has divided a sidewalk on one of its busiest streets into two lanes -- one for cellphone users and the other for those without.

Solar flare

NASA/SDO/Goddard

Big solar storm hitting Earth

Youvathana Sok looked up and saw more than just stars in the crisp, clear Maine night sky.

A colorful, spectacular showing of the aurora borealis greeted Sok, a CNN iReporter, and others at Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National park on Friday.

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Apple Watch series

Apple

Will the Apple Watch be fashionable?

Ariel Adams loves watches.

He owns more than a hundred of them, sometimes changing into a different watch multiple times a day. He has even turned his horological passion into a full-time job reviewing watches.

iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus

From Apple

IPhone 6 pre-orders crash Apple Store

The iPhone 6 became available for pre-order on Apple's online store Friday morning -- though "available" is a relative term. Eager customers encountered lengthy delays, and others couldn't even access the website.

Tim Cook

CNN

Apple's Tim Cook on TV, Steve Jobs, 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 70s," but he didn't say when Apple might try to take TV into the future.

Yelp

yelp.com

Yelp without fear, says new California law

Ready to rip apart that dirty restaurant with the rude service, strange-looking patty melts and lukewarm coffee? California lawmakers want to make sure you don't get in financial, or legal, trouble because of it.

INSIDE YOUR TOWN

New uniforms on tap for Freedom High School band

Freedom High School, Bethlehem Area School District
BETHLEHEM, Pa.

The Freedom High School band will soon be stepping out in new uniforms, if the district finance committee gets its way.

New rules for homebound instruction at Wilson schools

Wilson Area School District board meeting
EASTON, Pa.

Students in the Wilson Area School District who need homebound instruction will have to follow new guidelines.

Allentown zoners vote down apts. on South Whitehall border

Allentown Zoning Hearing Board
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown Zoning Board members Monday evening unanimously voted against the construction of a multiple-unit apartment complex.

Bangor downsizing its field of dreams

Bangor School Board President Pam Colton
BANGOR, Pa.

Bangor Area School Board members made it clear Monday night they have no plans to spend millions of dollars for a stadium.

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    On this day: September 16

    The Pilgrims set sail on the Mayflower, "Jingle Bells" is copyrighted, General Motors is founded, Nixon drops in on "Laugh-In," Hurricane Ivan hits the Gulf Coast, and the federal government bails out AIG, all on this day.

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