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Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline



WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has vetoed a Republican bill forcing construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

The White House sent notice of the veto to the Senate on Tuesday, shortly after the bill was received at the White House. It’s the third veto of Obama’s presidency.

“Through this bill, the United States Congress attempts to circumvent longstanding and proven processes for determining whether or not building and operating a cross-border pipeline serves the national interest,”…

Lost Sherlock Holmes story found in an attic in Scotland



LONDON — A Scottish historian has discovered a lost Sherlock Holmes story in his attic, over 80 years after it was written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Walter Elliot found the 1,300-word tale featuring the famous detective – played on TV by Benedict Cumberbatch – in a collection of stories he was given over 50 years ago. It’s called Sherlock Holmes: Discovering the Border Burghs and, by deduction, the Brig Bazaar.

Elliot was…

Pop Launches An App That Makes Video Chat As Easy As SMS


Bowling alone looks ridiculously fun in ‘The Last Man on Earth’ sneak peek



Being the last person on Earth may seem like a lonely gig, but as the following exclusive sneak peek from Fox’s upcoming TV series Last Man on Earth proves, it also comes with some benefits.

Like solo bowling — with fish tanks. Or cars.

A little backstory on the show from Lego Movie duo Christopher Miller and Phil Lord: Will Forte plays Phil Miller, the last human on Earth. Possibly. We don’t know — and…

Kate Middleton shows support for children struggling with mental health issues



LONDON — The Duchess of Cambridge has recorded a video message highlighting the stigma around mental health that often prevents children getting the help they need.

The message, which calls on both children and parents to talk openly about mental health, coincides with the start of Children’s Mental Health Week

The Duchess says both she and William have seen how many children struggle to cope with issues such…

5 can’t-miss apps: ESPN, GroupMe, Darkroom and more



With Lyft raising a huge new round of funding and Dropbox possibly moving closer to an IPO, you may have missed some of this week’s best new apps.

Luckily, each weekend, we round up our favorite new and updated apps, so you won’t miss out.

This week’s list includes the revamped ESPN app, GroupMe’s latest update and an Android app that lets you message friends from your lock screen.

Check out the gallery, above, to see all the apps that made our…

Obama and domestic violence survivor deliver powerful message at Grammys



Among the glitz and glamor of the Grammys was a moment to remember important issues.

President Barack Obama delivered a message about domestic violence in a special PSA for It’s On Us, which aired during the Grammy Awards on Sunday night.

“Tonight we celebrate artists whose music and message help shape our culture. And together we can change our culture for the better by ending violence against women and…

Iggy Azalea got into a Twitter fight with Papa John’s during the Grammys



It’s not delivery. It’s Iggy.

Grammy-nominated rapper Iggy Azalea was not taking any nonsense from Papa John’s when she posted a text message conversation with her local pizza franchise on Twitter just a few hours before hitting the red carpet.

@PapaJohns I ordered a cheese pizza but instead I got tons of calls and messages like this onepic.twitter.com/fgKhydivXb

— IGGY AZALEA (@IGGYAZALEA) February 8, 2015

@PapaJohns and this is all…

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Like a Snapchat virgin, Madonna premieres a music video on Snapchat



LOS ANGELES — Snapchat, known for its fleeting images and videos, surprisingly debuted a full-length music video from Madonna on Thursday.

Madonna’s “Living for Love” appears in Snapchat’s newly launched Discover tab, a feature that has transformed the ephemeral messaging app into a more robust media platform that’s primed to attract more music videos, trailers and even original series

Once users click on the Snapchat ghost in…

When to use Twitter Group DM



Twitter has finally rolled out Group DM, its promised feature that allows you to direct message more than one person. The company says it will complement the public aspects of the platform, giving users “more options for how and with whom you communicate on Twitter.”

But do people really want this new option? How are people going to use group chats? Is it going to be all about spam and trolling?

Below, we take a deeper look at…