- Benghazi committee interviews former top Clinton aide
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the deadly Benghazi attacks called in a former top aide to Hillary Rodham Clinton for an interview Thursday, as the panel resumes its review of the 2012 terrorist attack in Libya and Clinton's use of a private email server while serving as secretary of state.
- 'Slave Trade' video game altered after social media backlash
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An educational video game has been edited following a social media backlash over a scene depicting slaves being packed into a ship.
- China shows off rising power in marking WWII defeat of Japan
BEIJING (AP) — With fighter jets roaring overhead, China's leader presided Thursday over a massive parade of tanks, missiles and troops that displayed growing military might, but also pledged to reduce the army by 300,000 troops in a bid to show that his country poses no expansionist threat.
- China pledges to cut 300,000 troops from its massive army
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday pledged to cut China's 2.3 million-member People's Liberation Army by 300,000 troops, amid rising manpower costs and technological capabilities that reduce the need for large numbers of personnel.
- Worker who helped Clinton set up email server takes Fifth
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former State Department employee who helped Hillary Rodham Clinton set up her private email server said he will assert his Fifth Amendment right not to testify before the House committee on Benghazi.
- Federal Sony data breach lawsuit settled, lawyer says
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Sony Pictures Entertainment employees whose personal information was posted online last year after a massive data breach have reached a settlement in a proposed class action lawsuit, their attorneys said Wednesday.
- Report: Some top baby monitors lack basic security features
NEW YORK (AP) — Several of the most popular Internet-connected baby monitors lack basic security features, making them vulnerable to even the most basic hacking attempts, according to a new report from a cybersecurity firm.
- New collars monitor pets for pain, problems
LOS ANGELES (AP) — You can use wearables with GPS to keep track of wandering dogs. Others help you track animals' physical activity.
- New NASA soil moisture satellite loses 1 science instrument
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A NASA satellite launched just seven months ago has lost the use of one of two science instruments, but the space agency said Wednesday that the mission to map global soil moisture will continue.
- Tesla says it will take orders for cheaper car in March
DETROIT (AP) — Tesla Motors says it will reveal its lower-cost Model 3 electric car in March and will start taking orders then.
- Hulu launches $12 ad-free streaming service
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Video-streaming company Hulu is introducing an ad-free version of its subscription service for $4 extra a month as competition for streaming customers heats up.
- North America's tallest mountain gets new name _ and height
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — North America's tallest mountain doesn't just have a new name. It also has a new elevation.
- Judge to move forward with suit over NSA's bulk collection
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge said Wednesday he plans to push ahead with a challenge to the National Security Agency's bulk collection of telephone data on hundreds of millions of Americans, even as the program is set to expire at the end of November.
- Apple wants to guide your news consumption with News app
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple wants to be a central part of how you consume news.
- News Corp confirms return of Rebekah Brooks in top role
NEW YORK (AP) — News Corp, Rupert Murdoch's media empire, has confirmed that Rebekah Brooks is returning to the top spot in London more than a year after she was acquitted of charges in a hacking scandal that shocked the U.K.