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NASA prints 3-D wrench in space

Bringing supplies to astronauts on the International Space Station can be a little screwy, leaving astronauts waiting for the next costly and risky resupply mission.

This week, thanks to 3-D printing, astronaut and ISS commander Barry "Butch" Wilmore ...

Rogen Franco Interview poster

Columbia Pictures

Mad about N. Korea? Hack back, group says

Jo Jin-hye, who escaped North Korea, wanted to watch "The Interview." The comedy lampoons North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, whose dynasty she loathes.

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BlackBerry ending year on sour note

BlackBerry is back in the black. Sorta. But that news wasn't good enough to impress Wall Street.

The Canadian smartphone maker (and Kim Kardashian's favorite tech company) reported a small quarterly profit Friday morning, excluding certain one-time ch...

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CNN

Officials: Hackers stole Sony computer credentials

U.S. investigators have evidence that hackers stole the computer credentials of a system administrator to get access to Sony's computer system, allowing them broad access, U.S. officials briefed on the investigation tell CNN. The finding is one reaso...

Justin Bieber

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Justin Bieber loses 3.5 million Instagram followers

Justin Bieber has been left behind by the Instagram Rapture.

Dianne Feinstein

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Sony hack renews cybersecurity push

White House Economic Council Director Jeff Zients pointed fingers at Congress on Thursday for not acting fast enough on cybersecurity legislation, in the wake of news that North Korea was behind the Sony Entertainment cyberattack.

"We're doing what w...

Sony studios

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Experts: North Korea's Sony hack only the beginning

The North Korean hack of Sony Pictures that unleashed proprietary information, leaked embarrassing emails and brought the multi-billion dollar company's operations to its knees was unprecedented. But cyber security and intelligence experts warn that ...

Curiosity Mars rover

NASA/JPL-Caltech

Mars has gas; a fuzzy sign of life?

A NASA rover has found the building blocks of life on Mars. They might be the product of past or present life on the Red Planet -- or they might not be.

Reddit

Reddit founder: Visa policies may be downfall of tech

Antiquated visa policies could be the downfall of the U.S. tech boom. That's the warning that Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian is sounding.

Space-based solar power

NASA

Space-based solar: the energy of the future?

In space there's no atmosphere, it's never cloudy, and in geosynchronous orbits it's never night: a perfect place for a solar power station to harvest uninterrupted power 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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Cuba poised to join the Internet age

Millions of Cubans could soon be able to get online.

Steve Jobs

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Judge denies request to release Steve Jobs trial video

A California judge has denied a request by media companies to release a videotaped deposition of Apple's Steve Jobs, taken six months before his death in 2011.

Jobs's taped deposition was used in a class-action lawsuit, which had been in court for a d...

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Reddit takes down Sony hack forum

In a rare decision, Reddit has taken down a forum that housed links to hacked Sony Pictures documents.

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#AskACop becomes trending forum about police

People have strong views about the way police officers treat minorities -- and they're eager to share those opinions.

INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Three area business raided on suspicion of prostitution activities

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POCONO TWP., Pa.

Charges are pending against three Pocono area businesses suspected of promoting prostitution activities.

Busy shopping weekend before Christmas

Busy shopping weekend before Christmas
SPRING TWP., Pa.

It's the last weekend before Christmas and for many shoppers that means it's time to hit the shelves to snag last minute deals

FBI: North Korea behind cyber attacks on Sony

FBI North Korea behind cyber attacks on Sony
ALLENTOWN, Pa

The F-B-I has determined that North Korea was behind the cyber attack on Sony Pictures.President Obama is vowing to respond.

Pa., N.J. citizens optimistic about economy

U S citizens optimistic about economy
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Unemployment numbers and gas prices are down, but is the economy really getting better in 2015?  Many people seem to be optimistic, and a longtime local economist says they have reason to be.

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  • Elvis Presley meets President Richard Nixon

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    On this day: December 21

    The Pilgrims land on Plymouth Rock, the first crossword puzzle is published, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" premieres, Gen. Patton dies, and Elvis visits Nixon at the White House, all on this day.

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