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Pentagon Adopts New Cellphone Restrictions

Gay Couple 'Stunned' After Lyft Driver Kicks Them Out of Car for Kissing

By Lolita C. Baldour |
After months of debate, the Defense Department approved Monday new restrictions for the use of cellphones and some other electronic devices in the Pentagon where classified informa...

From Snipers to Moms: World War II Exhibit Focuses on Women

From Snipers to Moms: World War II Exhibit Focuses on Women

By Sarah Betancourt | May 27
A new exhibition opening Friday at the International Museum of World War II in Natick, Massachusetts, highlights the important and sometimes unconventional roles women took on during the war.

South Carolina Plans to Use Drones to Remotely Watch Inmates

South Carolina Plans to Use Drones to Remotely Watch Inmates

By Meg Kinnard | May 27
After spending years fighting to keep drones from flying over prisons, South Carolina corrections officials unveiled plans on Thursday to use the small unmanned aircraft to keep a remote eye on inmates.

Study Offers New Look At Why Our Brains Evolved to Be So Big

Study Offers New Look At Why Our Brains Evolved to Be So Big

By Malcolm Ritter | May 27
Why do people have such big brains? Some researchers asked a really powerful brain - a computer - and got back a surprising answer.

Astronaut and Moonwalker Alan Bean Dies at 86

Astronaut and Moonwalker Alan Bean Dies at 86

By Jocelyn Gecker | May 26
Former Apollo 12 astronaut and painter Alan Bean, who was the fourth person to walk on the moon and later turned his passion for space into art, has died. He was 86.

Digital Life: Cutting Back On A Constant Smartphone Habit

Digital Life: Cutting Back On A Constant Smartphone Habit

By Barbara Ortutay | May 26
Why are we checking Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, then Facebook again when we just wanted to check the weather? Turns out, smartphone addiction is by design.