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  • 10:44am Jan 30, 2013
    Politics & Government Politics & Government

    Latino Voters Help Push Immigration Changes Forward

    President Obama told a friendly audience in Las Vegas Tuesday that the prospects are bright for an overhaul of immigration laws, now that bipartisan congressional leaders are on board. The new sense of urgency comes after Latinos turned out in large numbers last fall to help re-elect the president.
  • 10:44am Jan 30, 2013

    Apple Trademarks Its Interior Store Design

    The U.S. Patent and Trademark office recently granted Apple's request to protect pretty much every single thing you see in its stores. This includes "a clear glass storefront surrounded by a paneled facade" and "an oblong table with stools set below video screens flush mounted on the back wall."
  • A man sells surveillance cameras at the main electronics market in Tienhe district, Guangzhou, in southern China's Guangdong province, on Aug. 8.
    EPA /Landov
    10:44am Jan 30, 2013
    World News World News

    In China, The Government Isn't The Only Spy Game In Town

    Increasingly, China's surveillance state has extended to include Chinese individuals spying on one another. Former journalist Qi Hong has helped ordinary citizens and government officials alike detect bugs and hidden cameras planted by others. In one year, his bug hunt turned up more than 300 devices for a hundred friends.
  • The use of security cameras such as these, looking out over Tiananmen Square in Beijing, is on the rise in China. Critics say the government is using them to discourage dissidents.
    Ed Jones / AFP/Getty Images
    8:16pm Jan 29, 2013
    World News World News

    In China, Beware: A Camera May Be Watching You

    There are an estimated 20 million to 30 million surveillance cameras in China — or about one for every 43 people. Officials say the cameras help fight crime and maintain "social stability." But critics say the government uses them to monitor and intimidate dissidents.
  • 8:36am Jan 29, 2013

    Virginia To Repeal 'Living In Sin' Law

    In Virginia, it is illegal to be an unmarried couple in the same home. Since the 1870s, the state has banned "lewd and lascivious cohabitation." Now a state Senate committee has approved a measure to repeal that law.
  • 8:36am Jan 29, 2013

    Two Is A Coincidence, Three Is A Trend

    A house in Oklahoma City has been dubbed "the twin house" after a third consecutive couple living there had twins. The current tenants said they didn't believe in the twin mojo when they moved in.
  • 8:36am Jan 29, 2013
    World News World News

    Timbuktu Freed From Islamist Fighters

    In the West African nation of Mali, residents of Timbuktu were cheering in the streets Monday, after the city was liberated by French and Malian forces after months under the harsh rule of Islamist fighters. In a final act of cultural warfare before fleeing Timbuktu, the rebels are reported to have set fire to libraries housing priceless manuscripts.