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John Crawford III , right, with his mother, Tressa Sherrod.

Caught in the Act? Videos of Police Can Mislead

By Kentele Franko, Andrew Welsh-Huggins | Sep 30
A man walks through Wal-Mart, holding something to his ear as he passes a gun case. He leans toward a shelf and steps back into view, now holding a long, dark object - a gun? - as he walks past customers, who show no obvious reaction. Eight minutes later,


FBI Chief: Important for Gov. to Access Citizens Phone Data

By Ken Dilanian | Sep 27
The FBI director criticized the decision by Apple and Google to encrypt smartphones data so it can be inaccessible to law enforcement, even with a court order.

Personal Technology

For Some Gays Abroad, Social Networking Poses Risk

By David Crary | Sep 30
For gay men in the dozens of countries that criminalize their sex lives, social networking can be a blessing or a curse.

Facebook 'Real Name' Controversy Continues

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Sep 27
SFGN spoke to Michael Williams, aka Sister Roma of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, who explained why protesting Facebook's real names policy matters.

FBI Chief: Important for Gov. to Access Citizens Phone Data

By Ken Dilanian | Sep 27
The FBI director criticized the decision by Apple and Google to encrypt smartphones data so it can be inaccessible to law enforcement, even with a court order.

FAA Approves Drone Use for TV and Movie Production

Sep 26
This is the first time the FAA has allowed the commercial use of drones in the U.S. and sets a precedent. Jeff Pegues reports.

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Video Games

Roku 3, a product for streaming popular video services, apps and games in high-definition.

A Closer Look: Stream-Box Gaming is a Mixed Bag

By Ron Harris | Sep 30
As gaming consoles such as the Xbox and the PlayStation diversify into video, social media and other non-gaming apps, it seems only fair that streaming TV devices start nudging into gaming territory.

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Science

Health Headlines: Talk Therapy Better than Drugs for Anxiety

Sep 29
While anti-depressants are a common treatment for social anxiety disorder, research shows talk therapy is more effective and can have longer lasting effects. And new findings in lab animals show that tumeric promotes brain stem cell recovery and function.

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