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King Tut's 'virtual autopsy' reveals surprise

King Tutankhamun's golden, mummified remains tell only a partial story of an ancient Egyptian boy king who died under mysterious circumstances.

iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus

From Apple

Company hires tailor to enlarge iPhone owners' pockets

If you're frustrated at the prospect of cramming a giant new iPhone 6 Plus into your pocket, you may want to consider buying your new phone in China, where a telecom operator has hired a tailor to alter customers' pants to accommodate the phone.

Shooting star from space

Expect meteor showers early Tuesday

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

iPhone 6

From Apple

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...

Apple Pay

From Apple

Apple Pay launches today

Apple Pay is finally here.

House, windows

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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.

Monica Lewinsky

CNN

Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter

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

Facebook

Thierry Roge/Reuters

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.

Mars Panorama

NASA/JPL-Caltech/Cornell/Arizona State University

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...

Comic sans font

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...

Facebook

Ariana McLaughlin/CNN

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.

INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Voters to decide fate of Mount Penn, Lower Alsace merger

Voters to decide fate of Mount Penn-Lower Alsace merger

Patrick Manwiller/69 News

MOUNT PENN, Pa.

After years of discussion, the plan to merge the borough Mount Penn and Lower Alsace Township is finally gaining traction, with the outcome now in the hands of voters.

Some charges dropped against Brian Creazzo

Route 22 fatal accident scene
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Some charges against Brian Creazzo were dropped during a preliminary hearing in Lehigh County  Court Tuesday.

Jill Kelly McComsey named WomenHeart champion

Jill Kelly McComsey
BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Jill Kelly McComsey, a Bethlehem lawyer who was struck with a heart attack "completely out of the blue" when she was 36 years old, has been named a WomenHeart champion after graduating from the 2014 national WomenHeart Science & Leadership Symposium at Mayo Clinic.

72-year-old Stroudsburg man charged with arson

STROUDSBURG, Pa.

A 72-year-old Stroudsburg resident has been charged with arson for the Aug. 2 building fire on Main Street in the community.

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On this Day

  • Keith Moon, final concert with The Who, 1978

    Jean-Luc/Wikimedia Commons

    On this day: October 21

    Magellan discovers the strait that would bear his name, Carlton Fisk waves his World Series home run fair, and Keith Moon plays his last show with The Who, all on this day.

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