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Highways May Soon Charge Electric Cars

Aug 29
Scientists in the UK are testing highways that will be able to charge electric cars.

Can NYC Mayor Stop Topless Women in Times Square?

Aug 27
Is a topless woman in a public place not "family friendly?" Critics of the women say they harass tourists for tips and are ruining the now-family-friendly landmark. But women site the law that this freedom of expression is their constitutional right.

Russia Cancels Short-Lived Wikipedia Ban

Aug 26
Russia canceled a ban on the Russian-language Wikipedia, which barely lasted a few hours and caused a storm among Russian online users.

US Agency Probes Jeep SUV Rollaway Complaints

Aug 26
U.S. auto safety regulators are investigating complaints that some newer Jeep SUVs can roll away unexpectedly after drivers put them in park. The probe covers 408,000 Grand Cherokees from the 2014 and 2015 model years.

Rooftop Solar Key Topic at Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas

By Ken Ritter | Aug 25
The costs and benefits of rooftop solar electricity in Western states emerged as a key topic during an annual green power conference hosted Monday by U.S. Sen. Harry Reid in Las Vegas.

US Safety Agency Probes Honda Accord Air Bag Failures

Aug 25
U.S. auto safety regulators are investigating reports that air bags on some older Honda Accords may not inflate in a crash. The probe by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration covers about 384,000 cars from the 2008 model year.

Watch: Ted Cruz Inspired to Talk LGBT Rights with Ellen Page

Aug 25
Ellen Page, who came out as gay last year, got into a heated back-and-forth with Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz at the Iowa State Fair. The surprise attack had the politician caught with his mouth full.

Boomerang Home Buyers Poised to Return to Market with a Roar

By Tamara Lush | Aug 25
Seven years after the real estate bust, many who lost their homes have rebuilt their credit and are back in the market. Experts say these boomerang buyers will be an important segment of the real estate market in the coming years.

Spying TVs Recording Owners: CA Bill Aims to Warn Consumers

By Julia Horowitz | Aug 24
Readers who scanned the user manual for a new Samsung smart TV may have been surprised to learn their household conversations could be recorded without their knowledge. State Assemblyman Mike Gatto certainly was.

Cheating Website Subscribers Included WH, Congress Workers

By Jack Gillum,Ted Bridis | Aug 21
Hundreds of government employees - including some with sensitive jobs in the White House, Congress and law enforcement agencies - used Internet connections in their federal offices to access and pay membership fees to the cheating website Ashley Madison.

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