This photo provided by O+M Public Relations shows the cover of a 6-song mini cast album for the musical “Allegiance,” which hopes to find a theater on Broadway. Based on "Star Trek" star George Takei's childhood memories, the show is a multigenerational tale that's framed by a Japanese-American war veteran looking back on his family's time in a Wyoming internment camp. (AP Photo/O+M Public Relations)

Backers of ‘Allegiance’ embrace innovation

NEW YORK (AP) — Most theater producers with a new work heading for Broadway first secure a theater and gather a cast before trying to fire up an audience. By that measure,...…
Brooklyn Nets center Jason Collins comes into the game for the first time during the first half of an NBA basketball against the Los Angeles Lakers, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Collins becomes 1st openly gay player with Nets

LOS ANGELES (AP) — History? Pressure? Jason Collins would have none of it after becoming the NBA’s first active openly gay player. After all, it was almost game t...…
Apple iPhone

Apple issues fix for security risk

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – Security experts say Apple has patched a hole that could have exposed sensitive information to hackers. Left unfixed, hackers could pot...…
This July 20, 2010 file photo shows a Netflix customer turns on Netflix in Palo Alto, Calif. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

Netflix reaches deal with Comcast

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix has reached a deal with Comcast to ensure that its TV shows and movies are streamed smoothly to households, the first deal the online video stream...…
Dr. Keith Smith

Okla. surgeon accepting Bitcoin for payment

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (CNN) – Heard of Bitcoin? The virtual currency is described as “cash” for the internet and it’s gaining popularity. One woman who has heard of it is...…
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Girl Scout sells cookies in front of pot shop, sales light up

Pot and Girl Scout cookies - what sounds like the punchline to a joke was a business plan for 13-year-old Danielle Lei. She parked her Thin Mints and Tagalongs outside San Francisco medical marijuana dispensary, The Green Cross.…
Jeremy Fischer, trash collector

Oregon garbage man’s patriotism goes viral

SHERWOOD, Ore. (CNN) — A trash collector in Oregon is getting a lot of attention after a neighbor on his route witnessed his simple gesture of respect and kindnes...…
Bitcoin ATM

TX: Bitcoin ATM opens in Austin bar

AUSTIN, Tex. (CNN) — The virtual currency Bitcoin may soon be available at a high-tech ATM near you. Thursday, organizers unveiled one of the first such ATMR...…
Fixed asks you to snap a photo of your parking ticket and estimates your chances of beating it if you contest the citation

New app helps you fight parking tickets

(CNN) — Few things enrage normally calm people like finding a parking ticket tucked under the windshield wiper of their car. Parking tickets can be infuriating...…
Colorado marijuana

Colorado stash: $184M in marijuana taxes

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Colorado expects to take in about $184 million in tax revenue from marijuana in the first 18 months after legislation — and much of th...…
Darren Sharper

Ex- NFL star Darren Sharper accused of 7 rapes

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (CNN) – Former NFL star Darren Sharper is set to be arraigned today in Los Angeles on multiple drug and rape charges. The investigation involves at l...…
9-19 Safeway Maui Lani

Safeway in talks over possible sale of company

NEW YORK (AP) — Safeway says it’s in talks to possibly put itself up for sale. The Pleasanton, Calif.-based supermarket operator said Wednesday that discussio...…
Roshawn Lenkau

Oregon teenager stops violent assault

PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — An Oregon teenager took matters into his own hands to break up a fight between two homeless men. Roshawn Lenkau loves those video games whe...…
This December 2013 photo, taken by a camera mounted on a drone aircraft and provided by Pedro Rivera, shows Rivera in Hartford, Conn. Rivera filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, alleging that Hartford police officers violated his rights by demanding he stop using the aircraft to record images of an auto accident. (AP Photo/Pedro Rivera)

Journalist sues police who questioned drone use

A journalist filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that Hartford police officers violated his free-speech rights by questioning his use of a remote-controlled aircraft to record images of a car wreck.…