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Online Options for Oscar-Nominated Flicks Expand
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Online Options for Oscar-Nominated Flicks Expand

Online Options for Oscar-Nominated Flicks Expand

By Anick Jesdanun |
Of the 62 full-length movies and shorts nominated for any category, 45 are available in some form online. That includes animated and live action shorts released Tuesday by the cable channel Shorts HD.

Lawmakers Renew Push for Drilling in Alaska Wildlife Refuge

Lawmakers Renew Push for Drilling in Alaska Wildlife Refuge

By Dan Joling | Feb 25
Former U.S. Sen. Frank Murkowski in 2001 gave a speech urging colleagues to approve oil drilling in America's largest wildlife refuge. The Alaska Republican held up a blank sheet of paper to illustrate his point.

Banned Chemical Weapon VX is Potent Killer that Lingers

Banned Chemical Weapon VX is Potent Killer that Lingers

By Margie Mason | Feb 25
When Malaysian authorities announced Friday that nerve agent VX was to blame for the Feb. 13 death of the North Korean leader's exiled half brother inside a busy Kuala Lumpur airport, it raised nearly as many questions as answers.

Russia Military Acknowledges New Branch: Info Warfare Troops

Russia Military Acknowledges New Branch: Info Warfare Troops

By Vladimir Isachenkov | Feb 24
Along with a steady flow of new missiles, planes and tanks, Russia's defense minister said Wednesday his nation also has built up its muscle by forming a new branch of the military - information warfare troops.

Online Options for Oscar-Nominated Flicks Expand

Online Options for Oscar-Nominated Flicks Expand

By Anick Jesdanun | Feb 24
Of the 62 full-length movies and shorts nominated for any category, 45 are available in some form online. That includes animated and live action shorts released Tuesday by the cable channel Shorts HD.

Apple Slams Trump Administration's Transgender Bathroom Rule Reversal

Apple Slams Trump Administration's Transgender Bathroom Rule Reversal

Feb 23
Apple became one of the first corporations to publicly denounce the Trump administration's controversial reversal on federal guidelines for transgender students' bathroom use.