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Apple's stock bounces back to hit a new high

| |Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Apple's stock touched a new high Wednesday, reflecting investors' renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook's ability to outwit the competition and expand the technological hit factory built by the late Steve Jobs.

Cupertino to get super-fast broadband service

|Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Cupertino will become the first city west of the Rockies to get AT&T's super-fast broadband Internet service.

Moses Lake plant building car charging station

|Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

The carbon fiber plant at Moses Lake has agreed to spend $125,000 on an electric car charging station to settle a fine from the state Ecology Department for air pollution.

E-mail carbon from jaisy.delacruz@yahoo.com

|Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Pour la première fois depuis leur grande offensive de début juin au nord de Bagdad, les djihadistes de l&‥39;Etat islamique (EI) ont dû battre en retraite, lundi 18 août. Après avoir conquis un pan entier du territoire irakien, en tuant des centaines de personnes et en faisant des centaines de milliers de réfugiés, les troupes d&‥39;Abou Bakr Al-Baghdadi ont perdu le contrôle du plus grand barrage du pays, situé au cour de la grande plaine de Mossoul. Ils l&‥39;occupaient depuis le 8 août.

Social media pushes back at militant propaganda

| |Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

The extremists of the Islamic State group have turned their social media into a theater of horror, broadcasting a stomach-turning stream of battles, bombings and beheadings to a global audience.

Woman wins $4.3M in texting while driving case

|Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

A Florida woman who was severely injured in a crash caused by her then-boyfriend, who was allegedly texting while driving, has won a $4.3 million lawsuit.

Woman wins $4.3M in texting while driving case

|Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

A Florida woman who was severely injured in a crash caused by a man who was texting while driving has won a $4.3 million lawsuit.

Retired general to discuss clean energy in Raleigh

|Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

A retired U.S. Air Force general is visiting Raleigh to highlight the military's role in clean energy innovation and what this means for North Carolina's economy.

Indiana updates job search app for iPhone

|Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

State technology officials are hoping that their updated smartphone app will make it easier for people seeking work with the state.

US safety agency offers online recall check

|Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

The U.S. government is offering a free online service for drivers to find out if their vehicles have been recalled but not repaired.

Lawmakers expand carpool lane permits for plug-ins

|Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

The state Senate has approved legislation that would allow another 15,000 fuel-efficient vehicles to use California's carpool lanes, even when they have only one occupant.

Corps: Waterway infrastructure improvements needed

| |Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Higher-capacity ports, expanded locks and dams and other infrastructure improvements are needed in the Mississippi River Watershed to allow its waterways to handle shipping demands caused by higher agriculture, oil and natural gas production and manage climate change effects, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers official said Tuesday.

Corps: Waterway infrastructure improvements needed

| |Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Higher-capacity ports, expanded locks and dams and other infrastructure improvements are needed in the Mississippi River Watershed to allow its waterways to handle shipping demands caused by higher agriculture, oil and natural gas production and manage climate change effects, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers official said Tuesday.

Uber hires former Obama adviser Plouffe

| |Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Uber is stepping up its political game with a high-powered new hire.

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

|Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

App Store Official Charts for the week ending August 18, 2014:

Audit: 'Obamacare' tax not meeting revenue target

| |Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

An "Obamacare" tax on medical devices is falling short of its revenue target because thousands of companies aren't paying it, according to a government audit released Tuesday.

Colleges add luxury touches to new stadiums

| |Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Lining the brightly lit hallways of Populous, one of the leading architectural firms behind college sports, there are hundreds of scale models and graphic renderings of college football stadiums in various stages of renovation and construction.

Tips for parents: To post or not to post?

| |Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Privacy-wary parents are increasingly pausing before they post photos, names and other information about their wee ones on social media. Some are choosing a complete blackout, while others opt for nicknames and a few carefully selected snapshots.

Ballmer steps down from Microsoft board

| |Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is stepping down from the company's board, closing a chapter on 34 years with the software giant.

No photos: Parents opt to keep babies off Facebook

| |Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Behold the cascade of baby photos, the flood of funny kid anecdotes and the steady stream of school milestones on Facebook.