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  • Missouri senators consider government role in road safety 
    Updated: Feb-10-16 8:56 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Bills governing seat belt use, texting while driving and helmet requirements for motorcyclists prompted debate in a Missouri Senate committee Wednesday over whether the government should play a larger role in road safety.

  • Lynch: No outside influence on FBI probe into Clinton emails 
    Updated: Feb-08-16 9:38 pm

    WASHINGTON - Attorney General Loretta Lynch is reaffirming that the FBI's probe into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while secretary of state is free of outside political influence.

  • Chinese using carpooling apps to get ride home for holidays story has photos
    Updated: Feb-05-16 3:10 am

    SHANGHAI - The hundreds of millions of Chinese heading home for Lunar New Year have a relatively new travel option this year: mobile apps to find carpool partners to share costs in what is a novel concept for most Chinese.

  • Making sure Facebook works at the Super Bowl story has photos
    Updated: Feb-04-16 4:17 pm

    NEW YORK - It's the pain of crowds: Texts, photos and video streams take forever or just can't get through.

  • Officials warned of water, Legionnaires' link 
    Updated: Feb-04-16 2:15 pm

    LANSING, Michigan - High-ranking officials in Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's administration were aware of a surge in Legionnaires' disease potentially linked to Flint's water long before the governor reported the increase to the public last month, internal emails show.

  • Clallam, Jefferson counties accepting texts to 911 
    Updated: Feb-04-16 12:11 pm

    PORT HADLOCK, Washington - People in distress in Clallam and Jefferson counties can now contact emergency services by text message.

  • Bill would allow custodian to take over online accounts 
    Updated: Feb-02-16 1:00 pm

    TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Floridians could designate a custodian to access and manage their social media, email and online financial accounts when they die or become incapacitated, under a bill moving through the state legislature.

  • Review: Going offline with Google Maps 
    Updated: Jan-28-16 2:50 pm

    ORLANDO, Florida - I knew I wouldn't get real-time traffic information and other features when I opted to rely solely on Google's offline mapping capabilities for a week in and around Disney World near Orlando, Florida. In fact, Google Maps gave me trouble the moment I tried to leave the airport parking lot.

  • Man charged with using cellphone before fatal US 52 crash 
    Updated: Jan-25-16 3:11 pm

    LAFAYETTE, Indiana - A central Indiana man has been charged with a traffic infraction for allegedly texting on his cellphone before a crash that killed a driving instructor.

  • Children's Miracle Network names Mobile girl 'Champion' 
    Updated: Jan-17-16 8:01 am

    Delaney Zimlich must have known something was up when her parents wheeled her into the lobby of University of South Alabama Children's & Women's Hospital on Friday afternoon, only to find the lobby full of people who seemed to be waiting for her.

  • Appeals court troubled over official's private email account 
    Updated: Jan-14-16 4:46 pm

    WASHINGTON - A federal appeals panel seems likely to rule that work-related emails on a private account used by the White House's top science adviser are subject to the Freedom of Information Act.

  • NYC school forced to boot cellphone-happy students off Wi-Fi 
    Updated: Jan-14-16 12:45 pm

    NEW YORK - Administrators at one of New York City's most selective public high schools say students are overloading the school's Wi-Fi by accessing YouTube and Snapchat on their phones.

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store 
    Updated: Jan-12-16 4:28 pm

    App Store Official Charts for the week ending Jan. 10, 2016:

  • State Dept. to review 29,000 pages of Clinton aide's emails 
    Updated: Jan-12-16 2:27 pm

    WASHINGTON - The State Department has agreed to review 29,000 pages of emails from Huma Abedin, a close aide to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, from their days at the State Department for possible public release under a new legal agreement with a conservative legal group. But even as Clinton presses her campaign, many of the emails would not be publicly released until six months after the election.

  • Downtown Phoenix mobile parking app causes ticket problems 
    Updated: Jan-12-16 12:39 pm

    PHOENIX - Some people who visit downtown have been receiving parking tickets despite paying for their spaces through a mobile parking application.