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Wi-Fi kiosks in NYC used for porn

Private habits are becoming more public as cities like New York build free Wi-Fi kiosks on busy street corners.

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Facebook Live is changing our world. Is that good?

Facebook Live has only been available to the masses since January, and in that time we've pretty much witnessed the full scope of humanity.

We laughed along with "Chewbacca Mask Lady" and delighted in the (accidental) live stream of a childbirth. Live...

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Feds investigating possible hack of Clinton campaign

The FBI and Justice Department are investigating a computer hack of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign in addition to its examination of intrusions of other Democratic Party organizations, two law enforcement officials said Friday.

The campaign ...

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Pokemon Go player claims he shed pounds

Catching 'em all is the Pokemon Go player's goal, but in doing so one British man claims to have lost something -- more than 12 kilograms (28 pounds) in weight.

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Microsoft to cut about 2,850 more jobs

Microsoft's costly bet on Nokia will mean more job losses than previously expected.

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Facebook could owe $5 billion in taxes

Forget Snapchat. Facebook's biggest threat right now may be Uncle Sam.

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Santa Barbara Bank of America Branch Re-Opens

An upper State Street branch of Bank of America re-opened Thursday after being  closed for several days to an electrical problem.

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How Amazon may solve the glaring weakness of noise-canceling headphones

Headphone wearers may one day have the best of both worlds.

Anyone seeking to tune out the world around them already has access to high-tech headphones capable of muffling the sounds. Noise-canceling headphones cost several hundred dollars, but are a ...

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How Uber punishes drivers who refuse to use UberPool

Uber has adopted a tactic with its drivers that parents use on misbehaving children: timeouts.

Uber drivers who turn down ride requests risk having their workday paused as Uber locks them out of its system for up to 15 minutes. Some drivers wait patie...

Hubble Telescope

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Peering into the atmospheres of newly discovered planets

For a craft that was launched in 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope continues to provide us with awe-inspiring firsts. This time, researchers pointed its venerable lens in the direction of Earth-size planets beyond our solar system to give us the first...

Dolly the sheep

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Dolly the sheep's cloned sisters enjoy good health

Though growing old, Dolly's sheep siblings are no worse for wear.

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Beaten-down Apple stock has best day in 2 years

Apple doesn't have to do much to wow Wall Street these days.

The iPhone maker provided another sober reminder of how its days of hyper growth are long gone. Apple posted its second-straight quarter of shrinking sales, led by another drop in smartphone...

Environmental Headlines

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Deadly heat wave scorches central and eastern U.S.

Dangerously high temperatures will keep scorching the Northeast in the wake of a…

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DiCaprio, friends raise $45M for environment

Not surprisingly, Leonardo DiCaprio has some wealthy, famous friends. As it turns…

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Scientists turn old plastic bottles into fuel

Millions of tons of plastic garbage pollute the world. What if they could be turned…

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Two arson suspects arrested in Colorado wildfire

The Boulder County Sheriff's Office has arrested two men Sunday on suspicion of…

Army veteran frees eagle by shooting rope

An Army veteran in Minnesota who saw an eagle dangling from a tree with a rope…

Zero waste lifestyle

Four years' trash, one jar ... zero waste

Meet Lauren Singer, a regular New Yorker with one key difference -- a zero waste…

Local Headlines

McNish Classic yacht race won by Dennis Conner

McNish Classic Yacht Race Won By Dennis Conner

Legendary America's Cup winner Dennis Conner just won his weight in champaign by…

Drowning

16-Year-Old Cambria boy Drowns at Lake Nacimiento

Authorities located the body of 16-year-old Dante Garcia Mora of Cambria who drowned…

Dallas Cowboys Hold First Training Camp Practice In Oxnard

The Dallas Cowboys took to River Ridge Field for pre-season training for the first…

Paso Robles Man Suspected of Raping 16-Year-Old

Paso Robles Police Department arrested 18-year-old Aaron Jacob Duran of Paso Robles…

Firearms Seized from Felons in Santa Maria and Lompoc

Four firearms were seized from felons over two days in Santa Maria and Lompoc.

Sophisticated, Multi-Million Dollar Marijuana Grow Discovered In Ventura County

An 80 acre parcel off Grand Avenue outside Fillmore -- one portion registered to an…

What's Right

Hundreds of Santa Barbara County Kids Play Olympic Style Games

Over 300 kids from United Way of Santa Barbara County will be play in their own…

California Wine Festival Brings Northern And Southern California Vintners Together in Santa Barbara

Northern, Central and Southern California winemakers found themselves at the center…

Local After School Program Recognized for Helping to Keep Kids Healthy

Seven Santa Barbara Schools were recognized with Distinguished After School Health (…

Rehabilitated Elephant Seal Pups Return to the Ocean

Rehabilitated Elephant Seal Pups Return to the Ocean

Channel Island Coast Guard and California Wildlife Commission team members worked to…

Hundreds of Kids Experience Classical Music in Santa Barbara's 'Fun in the Sun' Event

More than 300 kids will visit the Music Academy of the West and watch and exclusive…

Santa Barbara Summer Solstice Parade Preparations Underway

The Santa Barbara Summer Solstice Parade will be taking over the city tomorrow, but…

Irresistible Headlines

McNish Classic yacht race won by Dennis Conner

McNish Classic Yacht Race Won By Dennis Conner

Legendary America's Cup winner Dennis Conner just won his weight in champaign by…

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High temps cause manure to burst into flames

High temperatures in upstate New York have apparently caused horse manure to…

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Dunkin' Donuts employee sprays donuts with bleach

Police are investigating an incident in which an employee of the fast food chain…

Marian Regional Medical Center Opens First Electrophysiology Program in Northern Santa Barbara County

Marian Regional Medical Center held its grand opening and ribbon cutting of the…

Chinese Rocket Creates Bright Ball of Light in the Sky

Did you see the bright ball of light in the sky Wednesday night? It's wasn't a…

naked bridal shop man

Co-owner of bridal shop stood naked in store window

Three Pennsylvania women reported a man standing naked in the window of a local…

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