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North Korea's Kim Jong-un 'set on Trump summit'
The on-off June summit may be on again, after positive comments from the North Korean and US leaders.
27 May 2018, 4:39am

Syria war: Russians killed in militant raid in Deir al-Zour
At least four military personnel died in the attack in Deir al-Zour province, Moscow says.
27 May 2018, 5:40am

Irish abortion referendum: 'We made history'
Supporters of the Yes campaign react to the overwhelming vote to overturn the abortion ban.
26 May 2018, 5:00pm

Alan Bean, moon-walking astronaut and artist, dies aged 86
The fourth man to walk on the Moon became an accomplished painter, finding inspiration in space.
26 May 2018, 11:32pm

Spectacular lightning strikes parts of UK
Around 15,000 lightning strikes were recorded in just four hours, BBC Weather said.
27 May 2018, 4:15am

Colombia votes in first presidential poll since Farc deal
The first election since a 2016 peace deal with Farc rebels is held amid sharp political divisions.
27 May 2018, 8:34am

ABC News: Money

For CEOs, $11.7 million a year is just middle of the pack
The typical chief executive at the biggest U.S. companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year and made $11.7 million in salary, stock and other compensation
26 May 2018, 9:01am

Aston Martin's 1st female president has a message for young girls
Aston Martin’s Laura Schwab is not just selling $200k sports cars -- she’s a role model for young women, too.
23 May 2018, 7:28am

Women CEOs still a rarity, but pay tops that of men
Women remain rare in CEO role at big companies, although pay for top role is competitive with male peers
26 May 2018, 9:30am

Amazon responds to story that couple's private discussion was sent to random contact
Amazon says it's "evaluating options" after recent and shocking news that its Echo device had recorded and sent a couple's conversation to a random phone contact.
25 May 2018, 3:53pm

China, Japan protest US probe into need for auto tariffs
China, Japan protest Trump administration probe into need for auto tariffs on national security grounds
24 May 2018, 2:56am

WATCH: 'GMA' Deals and Steals: Must-have beauty products
Tory Johnson brings discounts of up to 63 percent off on everything from facial cleansing devices to lip masks.
24 May 2018, 7:38am

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CNET Reviews - Most Recent Reviews

Google Home review - CNET
It's a well balanced smart speaker with tons of features. But if you have a specific need, there's likely a better smart speaker for you.
25 May 2018, 3:56pm

HP Envy x2 (Snapdragon 835) review - CNET
Putting a smartphone processor inside a Windows laptop is an interesting idea, but too expensive for its own good.
25 May 2018, 7:27am

Oxo 9-Cup Coffee Maker review - CNET
The Oxo 9-Cup lacks the finesse to brew coffee at its best.
24 May 2018, 1:00pm

Alcatel 3V Release Date, Price and Specs - CNET
You’ll be able to buy it from Amazon, Best Buy and Walmart.
24 May 2018, 1:45pm

JBL Endurance Sprint review - CNET
Wireless, water-resistant and solid sound for just $50.
24 May 2018, 6:25am

2018 Honda Fit review - Roadshow
The Honda Fit remains the best subcompact hatch money can buy.
24 May 2018, 4:00am

Interesting Thing of the Day

Biodegradable Plastic
<p>Plastics are durable, inexpensive, and versatile, but have the annoying tendency not to break down completely in landfills (or oceans, as the case may be). New formulas may solve that problem.</p>
27 May 2018, 2:01am

National Cellophane Tape Day
<p>Today we pause to honor the 3M engineer who developed an adhesive that could be applied to strips of cellophane, revolutionizing the way the world wraps presents.</p>
27 May 2018, 2:00am

Mantle Convection
<p>The mantle, the layer of rock beneath the crust of the Earth, is under such pressure that it behaves almost like a liquid. And, like liquid, it's subject to convection currents that keep it slowly in motion.</p>
26 May 2018, 2:01am

National Cherry Dessert Day
<p>How can you discharge a sacred obligation to consume a cherry dessert when cherry pie is off the menu? Don't despair. We can help.</p>
26 May 2018, 2:00am

The Coelacanth
<p>An ancient fish, previously known only from fossils more than 65 million years old, turns up alive in 1938, only to become endangered again.</p>
25 May 2018, 2:01am

Towel Day
<p>Today we honor the memory of Douglas Adams, who taught us how to see the wonders of the galaxy for fewer than thirty Altairian dollars per day. Tip number one: always know where your towel is.</p>
25 May 2018, 2:00am

NYT > Technology

Ireland’s Abortion Referendum Becomes a Test for Facebook and Google
Major tech companies took steps to prevent foreign meddling online before voters in Ireland cast ballots on Friday. Here’s how those efforts are working out.
25 May 2018, 4:18pm

U.S. News Outlets Block European Readers Over New Privacy Rules
The move by several major news organizations illustrated that some companies would prefer to lose European readers than to risk being hit with stiff penalties.
26 May 2018, 9:33am

When Passion and Technology Meet
Innovators are creating new ways to use technology and help solve problems.
24 May 2018, 1:56pm

Bits: Cecilia’s Week in Tech: It’s G.D.P.R. Day!
In this week’s newsletter: Europe’s new privacy rules go into effect, and President Trump is told that he cannot block users on Twitter.
25 May 2018, 8:00am

F.B.I.’s Urgent Request: Reboot Your Router to Stop Russia-Linked Malware
Hundreds of thousands of home and office routers have been infected by the malware, which was created by the same group that hacked the Democratic National Committee.
27 May 2018, 8:18am

As Google Feeds Cats, Owl Lovers Cry Foul
In a Silicon Valley park, burrowing owls are dying and disappearing. Public records and a bit of snooping uncovered a path that led to Google and its feline-loving employees.
26 May 2018, 3:06pm