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Expect meteor showers early Tuesday

If you wake up early enough on Tuesday, you might see some shooting stars.

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Apple profit soars on huge iPhone and Mac sales

Even as Apple seeks out growth by delving into payments and watches, Apple's core business continues to boom on the back of its revving iPhone engine.

iPhone: Apple sold 39.3 million iPhones in the past quarter, which included nearly two weeks of sale...

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Apple Pay launches today

Apple Pay is finally here.

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Crowdfunding your home renovation: Should you do it?

Meghan Reidy really doesn't like her downstairs bathroom. She and her husband are hoping that family, friends and maybe even complete strangers can help fund the $500 renovation.

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CNN

Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter

Monica Lewinsky took another step into the public spotlight on Monday when she joined Twitter.

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Facebook tells DEA: Stop impersonating users

Facebook has sent a letter to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration demanding that agents stop impersonating users on the social network.

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NASA orbiters OK after comet buzzes Mars

It was the closest comet near-miss known to astronomers, but everything is alright.

Comet Siding Spring shaved past a planet's surface at one third the distance of the Earth to the moon. But it wasn't Earth in the cross hairs -- it was our neighbor Ma...

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Courtesy Sarah Hyndman

Why this man created a Comic Sans typewriter

It's one of the most mocked fonts on the Internet, the target of numerous campaigns and websites that believe its "comical" design has no place in civilized society.

Now, Comic Sans has gone analog with the "Sincerity Machine," a typewriter that types...

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Teens face 'like' and 'FOMO' anxiety

Ask any teen whether he or she suffers from social media anxiety, and the answer will probably be no.

That's what happened when six teens and adolescents -- five from New York and one from Los Angeles -- got together recently for a unique weeklong wo...

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Magic Leap

What is the mysterious Magic Leap?

It may have more than a half-billion dollars in the bank and the backing of tech titans like Google, as well as the investors with some of Silicon Valley's deepest pockets.

You've probably never heard of Magic Leap, a startup so secretive they're not ...

Mars

REUTERS/NASA/Handout

Duck-and-cover time for Mars spacecraft

A comet is speeding toward a close-encounter with Mars. Comet Siding Spring is expected to come within 87,000 miles of Mars at about 2:27 p.m. ET on Sunday -- very close for a comet flyby.

iPad Air 2

Robert Gailbraith/Reuters

Apple unveils new iPads, releases OS X Yosemite

The iPad is getting a facelift.

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Les Moonves on reactions to CBS's streaming service

To hear Les Moonves tell it, the biggest skeptic inside CBS Corp. about the company's Internet subscription service was Les Moonves.

Apple Pay

From Apple

Apple Pay is launching on Monday

Starting Monday, you can pay for stuff with your iPhone 6.

INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Bethlehem Township investigating kennel parking

Bethlehem Board of Supervisors hears kennel parking complaint
BETHLEHEM, Pa.

One Bethlehem family says it is dogged by a kennel parking problem.

Cook from Palmer Township competes on reality TV show

Ashley Sherman
PALMER TWP., Pa.

Palmer Township resident Ashley Sherman is talking about her experience on a cooking reality show.

$7.7 million replacement of key bridge begins

New Montco bridge
COLLEGEVILLE, Pa.

A $7.7-million project to replace the Arcola Road Bridge in Montgomery County had its official kick-off Monday.

New Jersey man arrested for promoting prostitution

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HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Northampton County, Pa.

Police set up a sting operation to arrest a New Jersey man  who was promoting prostitution out of a Northampton County motel.

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On this Day

  • Douglas MacArthur wading ashore in the Philippines, 1944, World War II

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    On this day: October 20

    Douglas MacArthur returns to the Philippines, Nixon sets off the "Saturday Night Massacre," Jackie Kennedy remarries, the Sydney Opera House opens, tragedy strikes Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Muammar Gaddafi is killed, all on this day.

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