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As sequel is published, 'The Shining' continues to grip audiences

The 1980 cult-classic film "The Shining" could very well get a sequel now that Stephen King has published his long-awaited followup to the 1977 novel.

Group claims to have hacked iPhone 5S

A group of hackers in Germany says it has found a way to bypass the fingerprint-sensor security system on the new iPhone 5S.

Official: Navy did not know that 2004 Alexis arrest involved gun

The Navy was unaware until after the killings at the Washington Navy Yard that gunman Aaron Alexis had been arrested in 2004 for shooting out the tires on a vehicle and claiming he had blacked out in anger, a senior Navy official told reporters

'Made in America' revival gathers pace

The 'Made in America' revival is gaining momentum with a majority of manufacturing executives now ready to consider pulling some production back from China.

Ex-FBI veteran agrees to plea deal in al Qaeda leaks case

Former FBI agent Donald Sachtleben has agreed to a deal in which he'll plead guilty to leaking details of a 2012 disrupted al Qaeda bombing plot.

What do shutdown and debt limit have to do with Obamacare?

With a series of potential disasters hovering over the nation like a demon storm, the most prominent words of a Washington-based word cloud would be: government shutdown, continuing resolution, debt limit and Obamacare.

Alabama sororities extend bids to black students

Two African-American women who accepted offers last week to pledge Greek organizations at the University of Alabama were still receiving congratulations Monday, three days after the university announced that historically white sororities on cam

Arkansas colleges, universities see decrease in headcount, increase in FTE

The number of students enrolled in higher education in Arkansas is down slightly at 170,056, said officials with the Arkansas Department of Higher Education (ADHE) Monday, but full-time equivalent enrollment (FTE) is up as compared to last fall

TEA reminder: Current version of GED test to expire at end of 2013

The Texas Education Agency today issued a reminder to those seeking a high school equivalency credential that the current version of the GED test will expire at the end of 2013 and be replaced with the new 2014 Series GED test.

Apple sells record 9 million iPhones in opening

Apple on Monday announced it sold 9 million of the new iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C models since the went on sales Friday -- a record opening weekend for the iPhone.