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  • Rangers' Josh Hamilton unlikely to be 100 percent healthy

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    If and when Josh Hamilton returns to the Rangers roster it’s unlikely he’ll be 100 percent healthy. Hamilton, who was pulled off his rehab assignment Sunday after one game (four innings) with Double A Frisco because of soreness and weakness behind his left knee. It’s similar to previous issues...

  • Here's how bagpipes are made

    Published: Tue, May 3, 2016

    Bagpipes are immensely complicated instrument. Each pipe serves a different purpose, and is carved in intricate, decorative ways. Some of the components are just for decoration, but others are absolutely essential. Here's how they're made. This footage comes from "How It's Made," which airs...

  • "Running Man" is the latest internet challenge

    Published: Tue, May 3, 2016

    From the New Zealand police to the L.A. Dodgers, everyone's doing the "Running Man." The latest hashtag, #RunningManChallenge, has over 31,000 participants eager to show off their moves to the '90s hit "My Boo" by Ghost Town DJ's.

  • FCA US LLC Google Self-Driving Car Project

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    The Google Self-Driving Car Project and FCA announced today, in a first-of-its-kind collaboration, that they will integrate Google's self-driving technology into the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivan to expand Google's existing self-driving test program. This marks the first...

  • National Automotive Technology Competition

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    Two seniors from Norwich Technical High School, Norwich, Connecticut, Devin Bialek and Johnathan O'Neill finished in 1st place at the 2016 National Automotive Technology Competition. The students, who can now call themselves 'America's Top Technicians' were sponsored by the...

  • It's not if you'll get hacked, it's when and how badly you'll get hurt

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    About a year ago, a Kansas City-area clothing company wired $40,000 to China. And why not? It had been doing business with a supplier in the country. It got word that payment was due. Gotta keep the gears of business turning. But, you guessed it, the money went to the wrong place. Someone had...

  • Exchange-Math Robots

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    In this March Fifth-grader Grayson Zrelak builds a robot with tutor Megan Nickels, an assistant professor at the University of Central Florida, In Longwood, Fla. As a survivor of Hodgkin's lymphoma, Zrelak missed a lot of school, falling behind his peers. To bridge the gap, Nickels has...

  • Wikileaf Logo

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    Nesta Holding Company has acquired Wikileaf, a price comparison website for recreational and medicinal cannabis users that provides consumers with instant price comparison among dispensaries in their immediate vicinity. This first landmark acquisition catapults Nesta into the billion-dollar...

  • TEC-In Tech-Phone Repairs And More

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    FILE - This Aug. 26, 2015, file photo shows an Apple iPhone with a cracked screen after a drop test at the offices of SquareTrade in San Francisco. In a new service offered by Dish, technicians will start making house calls to replace iPhone batteries and broken screens. Dish plans to extend the...


    Updated: 14 hr ago

    Albuquerque-based engineering firm Aquila has won a $25 million contract to deploy nearly 300,000 wrist-worn radiation detection devices to the Army National Guard. The technology, developed by Aquila, will replace aging, Cold War-era radiation detectors that the military still uses, U.S. Sen....

  • Brazil judge orders WhatsApp blocked, affecting 100 million users

    Published: Tue, May 3, 2016

    A Brazilian judge ordered wireless phone carriers to block access to Facebook Inc's (FB.O) WhatsApp for 72 hours throughout Latin America's largest country on Monday, the second such move against the popular messaging application in five months.   The decision by the judge in the...

  • Solar Plane

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    Pilot Andre Borschberg sits in the cockpit of the Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 plane, Monday, May 2, 2016, in Goodyear, Ariz. The plane left early Monday from California for a 16-hour trip to Phoenix to resume its journey around the world using only energy from the sun.

  • BRIEF: Oklahoma City police investigate "suspicious" bag that turned out to hold computers

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    A bag on the sidewalk in front of a downtown bank prompted police to shut down traffic while the bomb squad investigated its contents, which turned out to be two laptop computers. Nothing dangerous or suspicious was found inside the bag, officer Travis Vernier said. About 2:50 p.m. Monday, an...

  • CoolSculpting available in Lubbock, provides alternative to some plastic surgeries

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    Dr. Miles Day has always been fit and active. He’s always exercised regularly and has become a marathon and triathlon athlete, he said. But there’s a section of fat on his sides he hasn’t been able to shake off. In late April, Day underwent the second in a series of CoolSculpting procedures...

  • Middle, high school students to participate in competition at NMSU


    LAS CRUCES - Middle and high school students from across the state will take part in a competition that will develop classroom improvements while fostering innovation and entrepreneurship. The annual Innoventure competition, hosted by New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center and sponsored...

  • El Paso Times, Texas, Victor R. Martinez column


    Dr. Richard Farnam, director of the Epicenter for Robotic Surgery at Las Palmas Medical Center, has performed more than 3,000 minimally invasive surgeries, more than 1,500 laparoscopic hysterectomy procedures and more than 1,500 robotic surgeries. He also performs more than 400 major minimally...

  • Bitcoins Enduring Mystery


    FILE - In this Thursday, March 13, 2014, file photo, Ken Lo, CEO of ANXBTC Bitcoin Exchange, points to the screen of his Bitcoin ATM during a demonstration in Hong Kong. For years, the question of who created bitcoin has been one of the biggest parlor games in some corners of cryptography and...

  • AP EXPLAINS: What is bitcoin? A look at the digital currency


    NEW YORK (AP) — Bitcoin is a type of digital currency that allows people to buy goods and services and exchange money without involving banks, credit card issuers or other third parties. Its origins have long been a mystery — though an Australian man long rumored to have ties to bitcoin has come...

  • Academic programs hope to curtail brain drain


    Bartlesville schoolchildren have a chance to get ahead this summer as Bartlesville Education Promise plans several events to keep kids engaged over the summer break. Vanessa Drummond, board member of Bartlesville Education Promise, said this is a way for students to keep involved over the...

  • TEC-AP Explains-Bitcoin


    FILE - In this Thursday, March 20, 2014, file photo, Christopher David uses a Robocoin kiosk to sell bitcoins outside of the 500 Startups' Bitcoinferance in Mountain View, Calif. Bitcoin is an online currency that allows people to make one-to-one transactions, buy goods and services and exchange...

  • Bitcoin Founder


    This framegrab made available by the BBC on Monday May 2, 2016 shows creator of the Bitcoin, Craig Wright speaking in London. Australian Craig Wright, long rumored to be associated with the digital currency Bitcoin, has publicly identified himself as its creator, a claim that would end one of the...

  • Las Palmas physician performs live telesurgery


    Dr. Richard Farnam, director of the Epicenter for Robotic Surgery at Las Palmas Medical Center, has performed more than 3,000 minimally invasive surgeries, more than 1,500 laparoscopic hysterectomy procedures and more than 1,500 robotic surgeries. He also performs more than 400 major minimally...

  • Bitcoin-Majority Threat


    FILE - In this April 7, 2014 file photo, a man arrives for the Inside Bitcoins conference and trade show in New York. An Australian man long thought to be associated with the digital currency Bitcoin has publicly identified himself as its creator. BBC News said Monday, May 2, 2016 that Craig...

  • Poll: How many streaming music or video services do you subscribe to?

    STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Fri, Apr 29, 2016

  • Welding students face off at KC

    Updated: Sun, May 1, 2016

    There was $1,750 in scholarships on the line and hundreds of dollars in donated prizes – for Johnny Sitton the hands-on experience his students gained Friday was just as valuable. It’s the first time the Kilgore College Welding Technology program and the three-year-old KC Welding Club have...