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Mandela ceremony interpreter called a 'fake'
A man who provided sign language interpretation on stage for Nelson Mandela's memorial service, attended by scores of heads of state, was a "fake," the national director of the Deaf Federation of South Africa said on Tuesday.
Tech firms vie to protect personal data, profits
Even as Silicon Valley speaks out against the U.S. government's surveillance methods, technology companies are turning a handsome profit by mining personal data and peering into people's online habits.
DiGiorno, supplier drop dairy farm over abuse
Top-selling frozen pizza brand DiGiorno and its cheese supplier cut ties with a Wisconsin dairy farm Tuesday after an animal rights group released undercover video showing workers beating, kicking, stabbing and whipping sick and injured cows.
GM names Mary Barra CEO, 1st woman to head car company
Mary Barra has spent the past three years as General Motors' product chief, making cars that drive better, last longer and look good in showrooms.
Winfrey announces new book club pick
Here's something to pre-order for the holidays: Oprah Winfrey's new book club pick.
Obama: Make Mandela's life work your own
Celebrating one of his personal heroes, President Barack Obama praised Nelson Mandela as the last great liberator of the 20th century, urging the world to carry on his legacy by fighting inequality, poverty and discrimination.
Obama in South Africa for Mandela memorial service
President Barack Obama arrived in South Africa on Tuesday for a day of remembrance and celebration for his personal hero Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid icon who died last week at age 95.
Government sells remaining stake in GM
The U.S. government ended up losing $10.5 billion on the General Motors bailout, but it says the alternative would have been far worse.
Attorney confirms Wis. snuggle business has closed
The owner of Madison's new Snuggle House has decided to shut down just three weeks after opening the doors, choosing to pack up his pillows and beds under intense scrutiny from city officials who questioned whether the place was a front for a brothel.
Invasive cockroach found in NYC can take the cold
Rutgers University insect biologists Jessica Ware and Dominic Evangelista said the species Periplaneta japonica is well documented in Asia but was never confirmed in the United States until now.
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