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Samsung unveils first curved smartphone

Samsung unveiled the world's first smartphone with a curved screen Wednesday, hoping the new design will improve comfort and convenience for users.

Unpaid interns not protected from sexual harassment

Unpaid interns don't get wages and benefits. It turns out, they're also not protected from sexual harassment.

Loser: Indiana lottery winner fails to claim $1 million prize in time

The champagne wishes and caviar dreams of the person in Indiana holding April's winning Powerball ticket will officially remain just those -- wishes and dreams, if not a nightmare -- after failing to claim their $1 million prize.

Woman found dead in hospital stairwell believed to be missing patient

She checked herself into a hospital 17 days ago for a bladder infection. But nobody could've predicted it would end like this.

Albuquerque police officer commended for act of kindness

Albuquerque police officer Hector Marquez, Jr. is getting some unexpected attention after a simple act of kindness went viral.

Are flexible screens the future of smartphones?

Do you ever look at your smartphone and think it's just too stiff and flat? A growing number of tech giants have, and they're aiming to fix that with what may become the next wave of smartphone innovation.

Senate to consider clean debt bill, aide says

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Steubenville rape case: New arrest, jail without bond

The small town of Steubenville became a household name for the wrong reasons, thanks to social media, but when two teenage boys were arrested there, accused of raping a 16-year-old girl, very few people in the Rust Belt town in Ohio were eager

China and Japan to U.S.: Don't default!

Washington's march toward self-inflicted financial calamity is setting off alarm bells around the world as general befuddlement turns into genuine concern over a possible default by the world's lone superpower.

A 1-month shutdown: $50 billion economic blow

If the week-long government shutdown stretches to a month, it would mean a $50 billion blow to the U.S. economy.