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Your smartphone will (eventually) be hacked

Security experts have warned for years that our smartphones are due for a major cyberattack.

UK royals to file criminal complaint over topless photos

Britain's royal family will go to court Monday to try to stop the publication of more topless photos of Catherine, the duchess of Cambridge -- the same day an Italian magazine plans to sell an "extraordinary" special edition of ph

Romney ads focus back on economy

A pair of television ads released Monday by Mitt Romney's campaign shift attention back to the nation's economy, with one spelling out in broad strokes the GOP nominee's plan to help middle-class Americans, and the second hitting Pr

Afghan protest over anti-Islam film turns into melee

Demonstrators in Afghanistan attacked police officers along a road leading to the U.S. Embassy in Kabul as tensions remained high Monday in the Muslim world over a movie trailer that mocks the Prophet Mohammed.

Chicago teachers strike enters 2nd week; mayor takes fight to court

Chicago school kids won't be back in class until at least Wednesday after teachers union representatives decided not to end a week-long walkout -- despite a tentative contract deal reached by union leaders and school officials.

Nintendo Wii U: Reactions

Nintendo released details about its upcoming Wii U console during a news conference Thursday. But, as happens in the age of social media, reactions began pouring in just as fast as the facts were coming out.

More royal nudity: Britain's Kate upset about topless photos

Just weeks after the scandal about pictures of Britain's Prince Harry naked in Las Vegas, a magazine has sparked fresh controversy by publishing pictures of Prince William's wife, Catherine, topless while vacationing.

'Pink slime' manufacturer sues ABC News for $1.2 billion in damages

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Four hot reads for fall

Fall is time to get serious. School is back in session. The presidential election is just weeks away. Baseball's pennant race is on. Hollywood turns from popcorn features to Oscar-worthy drama.

Amputee pushes disabled athletes to aspire for more

Some athletes strive to conquer mountains, but Andrea De Mello started with a much more humble goal: a lamppost.