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LA Creative Director Launches iOS App 'Lesbian Emojis'

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 15
A Los Angeles creative director was so frustrated by Apple's lack of lesbian-themed emojis that she just went and created her own.

Open E-Book Format Comes with Headaches

PERSONAL TECH | By Anick Jesdanun | Jan 26
In the world of e-books, you largely have a choice between Amazon's Kindle and everyone else.

Doomsday Approaching, Say Atomic Scientists

SCIENCE | By Seth Borenstein | Jan 26
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists says Earth is now closer to human-caused doomsday than it has been in more than 30 years because of global warming and nuclear weaponry. But other experts say that's way too gloomy.

Weather Forecast: Blizzard Threatens Northeast

SCIENCE | Jan 26
Meteorologist Danielle Niles of Boston station WBZ is tracking the blizzard.

New Link Between Pneumonia and Other Serious Illnesses

SCIENCE | Jan 23
Health Headlines: Patients hospitalized for pneumonia have a significantly higher risk for heart attack or stroke, according to a new study. Also, a new warning about products with BPA. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health stories.

Measles Outbreak Tied to Disneyland Grows to 70 Illnesses

SCIENCE | By Alicia Chang | Jan 23
A measles outbreak traced to Disney theme parks in CA led to warnings against visiting the happiest place on Earth if tourists or their children have not been vaccinated against the highly contagious respiratory disease that has sickened 70 people.