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  • Former CIA officer sentenced to 3½ years in Iran leaks case

    A former CIA officer has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison for leaking details of a secret mission to thwart Iran's nuclear ambitions.
  • Mirror, mirror on the wall: Smart mirrors boost sales

    Imagine a fitting room with a "smart" mirror that suggests jeans to go with the red shirt you brought in. It snaps a video so you can compare the image side-by-side with other colorful shirts you try on. It might even show you how the shirt will fit without you having to undress.
  • San Francisco commuters snub public transit for $6 bus ride

    The compact city that inspired ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft is offering a new way to get to work: fancy $6 big-bus rides with spacious seating, free Wi-Fi and attendants who deliver snacks.
  • Apple steps up efforts to go green in China

    Apple says it's boosting efforts to go green in China by partnering with conservationists to promote sustainable forestry for paper production.
  • Long-delayed nuclear plant in Tennessee nears completion

    Tom Wallace started working at the Watts Bar nuclear plant as a young man in 1979, hoping he could eventually become a reactor operator.
  • Paul tells tech-heavy crowd he’s against NSA data collection

    Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul sparked applause from a tech-heavy audience Saturday when he criticized the government's bulk collection of data but drew a more tepid response for his opposition to so-called net neutrality.
  • North Korea says it tests ballistic missile from submarine

    North Korea said Saturday that it successfully test-fired a newly developed ballistic missile from a submarine in what would be the latest display of the country's advancing military capabilities. Hours after the announcement, South Korean officials said the North fired three anti-ship cruise missiles into the sea off its east coast.
  • Woman behind gender bias suit objects to legal costs

    A woman and a venture capital firm at the center of a high-profile Silicon Valley gender bias lawsuit are now fighting over legal costs.
  • Patriot Act renewal splits GOP presidential hopefuls

    Republican senators eyeing the presidency split over the renewal of the Patriot Act surveillance law, with civil libertarians at odds with traditional defense hawks who back tough spying powers in the fight against terrorism.
  • Court: Border search of businessman’s laptop ‘unreasonable’

    A federal court has ruled that the government's search of a traveling businessman's laptop at the California border was unreasonable and violated his privacy.