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LIVE: President Obama delivers remarks on immigration at high school in Las Vegas

3:55 p.m. ET: President Obama will discuss immigration at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas. This is the same…

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Google

Google: You can pay as little as $1 to see fewer ads

You can pay as little as $1 to turn off ads on some of your favorite websites.

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Comcast to let customers track technicians

Comcast, a company known and reviled for its customer service horror stories, it trying out a new app that will allow customers to track and rate its technicians.

In a blog post, Comcast said it will begin trials in the suburbs of Boston that will sen...

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China lifts ban on Facebook for select few

Blink and you'll miss it: Facebook is unbanned in China for three days.

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Next Glass

App takes guessing out of wine buying

For most of us, wine remains a big mystery.

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Best Buy

Best Buy tells Amazon: Take that!

In the battle against the almighty Amazon, Best Buy just booked a win for the brick and mortar team.

The retailer reported Thursday that it nearly doubled its third quarter profit over last year as American consumers helped drive a bump in comparable...

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Texting creating 'text neck' epidemic, doctors say

Chances are you're reading this while leaning over a table or slumped back in a chair. Your head is tilted forward; your shoulders are curved.

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Billboard 200 chart will now count streaming

While Taylor Swift has given up on free streaming music, Billboard hasn't.

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Jeff Bezos links Amazon and The Washington Post with new app

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has been in control of The Washington Post for one year, and now we're seeing some synergies between the two.

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Firefox dumps Google for Yahoo as search engine

Firefox and Google are breaking up.

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Gov't: China could take down US power grid

China and "probably one or two other" countries have the capacity to shut down the nation's power grid and other critical infrastructure through a cyber attack, the head of the National Security Agency told a Congressional panel Thursday.

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Widow takes hubby's ashes to T-mobile to prove he's dead

T-mobile refused to cancel the contract of a British woman's late husband. So she brought them proof he was dead.

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Facebook

Facebook adds new app just for Groups

One of Facebook's more popular, less attractive features is getting its very own app.

The social network is launching Facebook Groups, a standalone app for reading and posting to groups.

More than 700 million people check a group on Facebook every mo...

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5 types of people you should 'unfriend'

We all have them: Old classmates, distant relatives or obnoxious co-workers, filling our social feeds with posts about people we don't know or barely remember.

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From Apple

Apple's Mac update fails to fix Wi-Fi problems

Macs are having widespread Wi-Fi connectivity issues, and the latest Apple's solution hasn't fixed the problem.

INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Earl added to municipalities quarantined for spotted lanternfly

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HARRISBURG, Pa.

A state quarantine imposed following the discovery of the spotted lanternfly -- an invasive insect that is new to the United States -- has once again been expanded in Berks County.

Free Thanksgiving meals available

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ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Several organizations in the Lehigh Valley will be offering free Thanksgiving dinners to the community throughout November.

Education fund set up for crash victim's young sons

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TOPTON, Pa.

Anyone wishing to pay tribute to one of the two people killed in the pileup on Route 222 in Berks County this week is being asked to do so by helping her two children.

Tax hike may be looming in Northampton County after all

EASTON, Pa.

Not so fast--Northampton County may have to raise taxes after all.

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    On this day: November 21

    Thomas Edison announces the phonograph, "Frankenstein" and "Rocky" premiere 45 years apart, Tweety Bird makes his debut, and millions tune in to find out "who shot J.R.," all on this day.

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