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Snoozing in the Control Tower

If a radio or TV broadcaster falls asleep at the switch, the result could be very embarrassing, but what if an air traffic controller saws some wood while pilots are calling for landing clearance?

That's exactly what happened early Wednesday at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.

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Will You Lose Your Job to a Robot?

Technology is moving fast. There's usually no longer any need to talk to an actual human when you go to the bank or grocery store, and the automation trend is not slowing down.

Robots don't get bored or fatigued, they work long hours while making hardly any mistakes, and they never ask for a raise

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New Satellite Pictures Show Japan Earthquake Damage

New satellite images of the earthquake and tsunami devastation in Japan have become available through Google’s GeoEye system.

The LA Times has a photo gallery of ground-level images on their website, but if you install Google Earth on your computer you c

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30 Years After the Reagan Assassination Attempt

This month marks the 30th anniversary of the failed assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan.

On March 30 1981, John Hinckley Jr. opened fire on Reagan's entourage in  Washington, D.C. and  injured the president and three others.

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Rock Your Clock – Time for a Change

Daylight saving time starts tomorrow morning at 2am.

Be sure to set all clocks and watches ahead one hour.

Since you probably won't be stirring at the official oh-two-hundred changeover time, just zip around the house springing-ahead before you hit the hay tonight and you'll be

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