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4G iPhone 5 sounds death knell for 3G

It's the moment wireless carriers have been dreaming of: Apple finally brought 4G capabilities to the iPhone, enabling phone companies to begin dismantling their aging 3G networks.

Late-night talks fail to get deal in Chicago teachers strike

Chicago's teachers strike hits day four Thursday with no deal between the teacher's union and the school board, and Rev. Jesse Jackson offering to find a way to bridge the chasm between the two.

U.S. increases embassy security worldwide after Libya attack

The United States moved to increase embassy security around the world after the attack that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three staffers.

Chicago school strike hits third day

Talks were set to start again Wednesday morning with Chicago's school board and striking public school teachers seemingly miles apart from reaching a deal to get 350,000 children back in school.

Cell phone carriers will get whacked by the iPhone 5

After several quarters of record profit margins, it's time for carriers to face a grim reality: The iPhone 5 is expected to be the best-selling phone of all time, and its sky-high subsidies will devastate their bottom lines.

'Tupac hologram' maker Digital Domain files for bankruptcy

Digital Domain Media Group made headlines this year when it created a hologram for the late Tupac Shakur that "performed" at a music festival.

Jerry 'The King' Lawler collapses at WWE ringside

World Wrestling Entertainment announcer Jerry "The King" Lawler, a larger-than-life figure even within the flamboyant world of professional wrestling, suffered a heart attack and collapsed during a show Monday night, the show's pr

Why wages aren't rising

When the government report on job creation came out last week, economists were quick to note a worrying point: average hourly wages in August dropped by a penny.

In teachers' strike, Emanuel pushing Democrats' new view

The hard-nosed stance taken by Mayor Rahm Emanuel in the Chicago teachers' strike dovetails with the education goals of his former boss, President Barack Obama, but observers disagreed Monday over how well it serves the city's schoolchi

Politics muted on 9/11 anniversary

The mudslinging on the campaign trail will stop and at the Capitol, Democrats will stand with fellow Republicans in a moment of rare bipartisanship. Two acts that signal the solemnity of September 11.