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Palestine granted statehood by U.N.

The United Nations voted Thursday to recognize Palestine as a “non-member observer state,” according to the Washington Post. This grants

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Superstorm Sandy wreaks havoc

Two days after its initial landfall, reports of the damage caused by Sandy, a “superstom,” continue to filter through.

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Apple release iPad mini

Apple unveiled its new 7.9-inch tablet, the iPad mini, Tuesday morning, according to the Los Angeles Times. Apple’s marketing chief,

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Local gang member wounded by Anaheim police

An Anaheim police officer shot and wounded an armed local gang member Sunday, authorities said. Pedro Mejia Jr., a 20-year-old

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Child dies in a gang-related shooting

A 14-year-old boy died Tuesday during an apparent gang-related gun battle in a residential alley in Anaheim, police said. Jose

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Lance Armstrong loses Nike endorsement

Lance Armstrong lost his endorsement with Nike, Wednesday, which coincided with him stepping down as chairman of Livestrong. According to

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Flexible phones hit market

The idea of pinching and swiping the screens on phones has been accomplished by a Japanese company, NTT Docomo,

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Daredevil travels faster than the speed of sound

Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner plummeted 128,100 feet, 24 miles above Earth, traveling faster than the speed of sound on

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