A Maryland law banning so-called assault rifles survived its day before a federal appeals court Tuesday, marking a victory for gun control advocates that could bring the question of whether military-style weapons receive Second Amendment protection before the nation’s highest court. At its core, the argument examines whether or not weapons such as AR-15s and AK-47s are the kind of firearms necessary for legal purposes, such as self-defense, or if they constitute “dangerous and unusual” weapons that have been historically prohibited in some states.
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Hit by a once-in-100 years flood, more than 14,000 residents near the swollen Coyote Creek that runs through San Jose, Calif., were ordered to evacuate on Wednesday. While some were able to return to their homes early Thursday morning as the water levels began to subside, an evacuation order remained for some parts of the city, a hub of high-tech Silicon Valley. Recommended: Are you a weather nerd?
People who purchase Apple’s next high-end version of the iPhone may find the smartphone’s newest feature – a camera that can map your face – a bit controversial, The Washington Post citing a report in 9 to 5 Mac reported Thursday. A research note from Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities says the camera Apple is considering is designed for authentication and augmented reality. In addition to telling how far away something is from the lens, the proposed camera could generate something like a 3-D selfie, 9 to 5 Mac reported. Apple declined comment on the rumors, the report said. Companies such as Hewlett-Packard and Nikon were criticized when their cameras had trouble recognizing...