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Gov. Health Care Website Quietly Sharing Personal Data

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Jack Gillum | Jan 21
The government's health insurance website is quietly sending consumers' personal data to private companies that specialize in advertising and analyzing Internet data for performance and marketing, The Associated Press has learned.

US Settles Case Over Fake Facebook Page

By Eric Tucker | Jan 21
The Justice Department has reached a $134,000 settlement with a New York woman after federal drug agents used information from her cellphone to set up a fake Facebook page in her name.

What to Know About IRS Changes Before Filing Taxes

Jan 21
The IRS is open for business, and Americans can begin filing electronic and paper returns. With IRS budget cuts and changes from the Affordable Care Act, tax-filers should brace for delays.

The 36-Question Experiment for Creating Intimacy

Jan 20
Is it possible to fall in love with someone by asking just 36 questions? Psychologist Arthur Aron brought together pairs of strangers and told them to ask each other a series of increasingly personal questions.

Google Expects Public in Driverless Cars in 2 to 5 Years

Jan 20
The head of self-driving cars for Google expects real people to be using them on public roads in two to five years.

New Privacy Concerns Over Government's Health Care Website

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Jack Gillum | Jan 20
A little-known side to the government's health insurance website is prompting renewed concerns about privacy, just as the White House is calling for stronger cybersecurity protections for consumers.

Texas Gun Group Simulates Paris Shooting

Jan 19
Could any or all of the victims in the Paris attack have survived if they had guns to protect themselves? One Texas gun group tried to find out by organizing a simulation on a set designed to look like the offices of Charlie Hebdo.

American Astronaut Prepares for a Year in Space

Jan 19
Scott Kelly is preparing to be the first American to spend a continuous year in space. He'll travel to the International Space Station in March along with a Russian cosmonaut. NASA plans to study the effect long space flight has on the body.

Innovation, Optimism on Display at Detroit Auto Show

By Dee-Ann Durbin, Tom Krisher | Jan 19
The mood is exuberant at this year's North American International Auto Show. Automakers are flush with profits and the show gleams with performance cars, beefy trucks and exciting experiments, from plug-in hybrids to cars carved by a 3-D printer.

Google Stops Sales of Glass to Redesign Device

By Michael Liedtke | Jan 19
Google will stop selling its Internet-connected eyewear to consumers until the company can develop a more polished and affordable version that's less likely to be viewed as a freakish device.

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