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

Caught in the Act? Videos of Police Can Mislead

PERSONAL TECH | By Kentele Franko, Andrew Welsh-Huggins | Tuesday Sep 30, 2014
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,

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

VIDEO GAMES | 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.

For Some Gays Abroad, Social Networking Poses Risk

PERSONAL TECH | By David Crary | Sep 29
For gay men in the dozens of countries that criminalize their sex lives, social networking can be a blessing or a curse.

Health Headlines: Talk Therapy Better than Drugs for Anxiety

SCIENCE | 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.

Facebook 'Real Name' Controversy Continues

PERSONAL TECH | 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

PERSONAL TECH | 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

PERSONAL TECH | 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.

U.S. Geological Survey shows the leading tip of the flow, which was moving through thick forest, from the flow from the Kilauea volcano passing near the Kaohe Homesteads in Pahoa, Hawaii.

More Road Options Considered for Hawaii Lava Flow

SCIENCE | Sep 26
Officials on Hawaii's Big Island are asking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to help with solutions for the possibility of lava covering a major highway.

Apple Bites Stock Market

PERSONAL TECH | By Matthew Craft | Sep 26
A stumble by Apple set off a rout in the stock market yesterday, its worst day in nearly two months. All 30 big companies in the Dow Jones industrial average and the 10 industries in the Standard & Poor's 500 index lost ground.

Apple's Response to iPhone Glitches is Key

PERSONAL TECH | By Brandon Bailey | Sep 26
Apple's response to a high-profile gaffe involving its iPhone software may be more important than the glitch itself. The giant tech company scrambled to fix a software glitch that left some of its new iPhones unable to make calls.

Saving Loons from a Shrinking Range

SCIENCE | Sep 26
In the early 1900s, loons nested as far south as Illinois and Pennsylvania. But since then, their range has steadily shrunk. If southern lakes continue to warm, the fish loons feed on could die, sending the birds farther north for food.