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Assistant patrol agent in charge Lee Allbee, right, talks about the aerostat used by Border Patrol to look for smugglers and illegal crossings in the Rio Grande Valley,  Friday Sept. 5, 2014 at Penitas, Texas.  Since last November, the Border Patrol has stationed five surveillance sky cameras in the Rio Grande Valley area _ one in Penitas, two near Rio Grande City and two near Falfurrias, said agency spokesman Joe Gutierrez Jr.  (AP Photo/The Monitor, Gabe Hernandez)  MAGS OUT; TV OUT

Questions, answers on cameras for Border Patrol

- Associated Press

The U.S. Border Patrol will begin testing the use of body cameras by agents on Oct. 1 at its training academy in Artesia, New Mexico. The White House has said requiring law enforcement officers to wear cameras could be a way to ease mistrust by the public.

Drag queens from left, Lil Ms. Hot Mess, Sister Roma and Heklina take turns speaking about their battle with Facebook during a news conference at City Hall Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in San Francisco, Calif. San Francisco drag queens are sparring with Facebook over its policy requiring people to use their real names, rather than drag names such as Pollo Del Mar and Heklina. In recent weeks, Facebook has been deleting the profiles of self-described drag queens and other performers who use stage names because they did not comply with the social networking site's requirement that users go by their "real names" on the site. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Drag queens dress down Facebook over names

- Associated Press

San Francisco drag queens are sparring with Facebook over its policy requiring people to use their real names, rather than drag names such as Pollo Del Mar and Heklina. But the world's biggest social network is not budging from its rules.

Apple locks itself out of devices with passwords

- Associated Press

Apple has tightened its technological security so not even the company can pry into a password-protected iPhone or iPad, a move meant to reassure the millions of people who are increasingly storing vital pieces of their lives on the devices.

Kauai County Council approves legal appeal funding

Associated Press

The Kauai County Council has approved additional funding to appeal a court ruling saying state law pre-empts a county law regulating pesticides and genetically modified crops.

In this video game image released by Activision, a scene is shown from "Destiny." (AP Photo/Activision)

Review: Ambitious 'Destiny' lacks imagination

- Associated Press

Midway through "Destiny," the new science fiction epic from "Halo" creators Bungie, a smug prince is musing on the hero's desire to visit a mysterious site on Mars.

Indian company plans 1,200 jobs in North Carolina

- Associated Press

Indian information technology services company HCL Technologies said Thursday its American subsidiary will add about 1,200 jobs in North Carolina over the next five years by continuing to prepare not-fully-ready workers to fill the IT jobs.

Upgrade to iOS 8 now or wait?

Associated Press

Apple's iOS 8 software update for iPhones and iPads is worth getting - but not necessarily right away.

Most Purdue students optimistic about technology

Associated Press

A poll of Purdue University students has found that most of them believe technology will improve their lives despite worries that it could limit their online privacy.

FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2012 file photo, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison gestures while giving a keynote address at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco. Oracle says Ellison is stepping aside as CEO of the company he founded. The business software maker promoted Safra Catz and Mark Hurd to replace him as co-CEOs. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

End of era: Ellison steps aside as Oracle CEO

- Associated Press

Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison is stepping aside as CEO after 37 years at the helm of the business software maker, ending a colorful reign marked by his flamboyant behavior and outlandish wealth amassed while building one of the world's best-known technology companies.

Perry, A&M dedicate key element of vaccine center

- Associated Press

Gov. Rick Perry and top officials from Texas A&M University dedicated a new 100,000-square-foot manufacturing plant Thursday that's intended to have the capacity to produce bulk flu vaccine that can be delivered to as many as 50 million people within four months of a declared pandemic.

This undated booking photo provided by the Montana Department of Corrections shows Michael John Morlan, 21, from Roundup, Mont. Morlan who is serving a seven-year prison sentence for raping a girl starting when she was 12 is now charged with trying to convince the same girl to kill herself while he watched on a webcam as she cut her wrists and took a handful of prescription drugs. Morlan is scheduled to be arraigned on Monday, Sept. 23, 2014 on charges of aiding or soliciting suicide, intimidation and tampering with witnesses or informants. (AP Photo/Montana Department of Corrections)

Records: Man urged victim to kill self via webcam

Associated Press

A Montana man in prison for raping a girl starting when she was 12 is now charged with trying to persuade her to kill herself by cutting her wrists and taking prescription medication while he watched on a webcam.

Leesville officers to enforce cellphone law

Associated Press

The city of Leesville will begin putting up signs in the next few days to remind drivers that a new state law prohibits them from using cellphones in a school zone.

Alibaba prices IPO at $68 per share

- Associated Press

Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse named after a fabled, poor woodsman who discovers a thieves' den full of treasures, is ready to strike it rich on the New York Stock Exchange.