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  • British scientist Alan Turing receives posthumous pardon from queen

    British scientist Alan Turing receives posthumous pardon from queen
    LONDON — Nearly 60 years after his death, Alan Turing, the British scientist whose code-breaking work helped the Allies beat Adolf Hitler and whom many consider the father of artificial intelligence, received a royal pardon Tuesday for the crime...
  • Edward Snowden breaks silence to declare his mission accomplished

    Fugitive NSA leaker Edward Snowden, who had been keeping a low profile in Moscow since being granted asylum there in August, has broken out of his seclusion with a lengthy interview with the Washington Post and a recorded television address to be aired in...
  • Looking Out: Uganda bill threatens life in prison for 'aggravated homosexuality'

    Looking Out: Uganda bill threatens life in prison for 'aggravated homosexuality'
    While you were making your Yuletide gay in the last seven days, Nigeria and Uganda passed legislation to strengthen already-on-the-books laws criminalizing homosexuality. Ugandan lawmakers last Friday passed legislation that would imprison for life...
  • Britney Spears boutique opens in Las Vegas

    Britney Spears boutique opens in Las Vegas
    Britney Spears arrived in Las Vegas in early December to celebrate her two-year residency at Planet Hollywood, which begins on Friday. Now a Britney boutique is open in the strip's Miracle Mile Shops. [Racked Vegas] Lucky is starting 2014 with two...
  • Letters: Justice for Alan Turing?

    Re "Gay British scientist gets posthumous royal pardon," Dec. 25 Alan Turing, the British codebreaker who committed suicide in 1954 after being convicted of having sex with another man, was tortured both emotionally and physiologically, all for being...
  • Skirmishes flare over WWI centennial plans

    FOLKESTONE, England — The war that was supposed to end all wars didn't. But who knew it would still be causing skirmishes nearly a century later? As Europe prepares to mark the 100th anniversary next year of the outbreak of World War I, clashes...
  • Prince William is headed to Cambridge to study agriculture

    Prince William is going back to school and apparently looking to become one of Britain's highest educated royals. The second in line to the throne will be enrolling in a 10-week course in agricultural management at Cambridge University, Kensington...
  • Gallup's most admired men, women: Barack, Francis, Hillary, Angelina

    Gallup's most admired men, women: Barack, Francis, Hillary, Angelina
    The annual Gallup poll of the most admired men and women in the U.S. has come out, and it contains two actors, a queen, a pope, a Pakistani, a talk-show host and a plethora of politicians. Despite the healthcare drama, President Obama held on to the top...
  • Zara Phillips' husband shares royal baby name ... on Twitter

    Zara Phillips' newborn daughter has a name now: It's Mia Grace Tindall. Still, the Ministry was partial to "the other royal baby." Phillips, 32, Prince William's cousin and granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II, welcomed the tiny royal on Jan. 17, but...
  • Boston TV News Anchor Chet Curtis Dies at 74

    Chet Curtis, the longtime Boston television news anchorman who, along with his former wife, became the most popular and trusted anchor teams in the market, has died. Curtis died Wednesday at Brigham and Women's Hospital of complications of pancreatic...
  • Leno Insists He's Done with Latenight

    BURBANK, Calif. (AP) -- Jay Leno, as affably efficient backstage as he is in front of the camera, avoids waxing poetic about his 22-year "Tonight Show" run that draws to a close Thursday. Instead, he relies on numbers to tell the story. Leno's tenure...