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Facebook Messenger tracks your location by default

If you use Facebook Messenger on an Android phone you might want to check your settings. The app tracks and sends your location to everyone you chat with -- by default.


Obama meets family of journalist killed by ISIS

President Barack Obama met Thursday with the family of an American killed by ISIS, visiting the parents and sister of journalist Steven Sotloff during a trip to Miami.

Sotloff was beheaded by ISIS in September, and the terror group's decision to rele...


U.S. green energy use highest since 1930s

Renewable energy use in the United States hit its highest level last year since the 1930s.

The country used green energy to meet 9.8% of its total energy needs, the Energy Information Administration reported Thursday. Total energy includes power used ...

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Pearl Harbor memorial closed after accident

The USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, will be closed to visitors until at least June 4 after a dock to the memorial that sits atop the sunken battleship was damaged in an accident Wednesday, the National Park Service says.


Once expelled, now he's bringing art to kids

Growing up in India, Adarsh Alphons was expelled from school for doodling. He continued drawing in class at his new school, but there he got a different reaction.

"The principal said, 'You know what? Just keep drawing in every class. Draw on the walls...


Bergen: Why is a war hero being investigated?

Lt. Col. Jason Amerine, a Special Forces war hero who played an instrumental role in the overthrow of the Taliban in the months after 9/11, is under investigation over a purported unauthorized disclosure relating to a U.S. hostage held overseas that ...

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Police: Man gets attacked with hammer while sleeping

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Police say a 28-year-old Muncie man attacked another man with a hammer while he was sleeping.


My biggest investing regret

The Motley Fool's experts know what they're talking about when it comes to saving and investing, but a lot of that knowledge comes from making mistakes along the way.

Whether it's selling a stock too early, not taking advantage of excellent buying op...

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