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SpaceX delays space station delivery until Jan. 


(AP) — The space station astronauts will have to wait until next month for their Christmas delivery.

Stanford aims to bring player pianos back to life

(AP) — Stanford University wants to unlock the secrets of the player piano — the high-tech music machine of the early 20th century.

Napster co-founder to invest on allergy research

(AP) — Napster co-founder Sean Parker says he missed most of his final year in high school and has ended up in the emergency room countless of times because of his deadly allergy to nuts, shellfish and other foods.

2 Los Angeles men charged with $100M fraud

(AP) — Two Los Angeles men have been charged with running a fraud scheme that costs investors more than $100 million over 15 years.

NYC premiere of Rogen film canceled as threats fly

(AP) — Threats of violence against movie theaters. The New York premiere of "The Interview" canceled. Leaks of thousands more private emails. Lawsuits by former employees that could cost tens of millions in damages.

Hotel groups sue over LA minimum wage law

(AP) — Two hotel industry groups are suing to block adoption of a $15-per-hour minimum wage in Los Angeles.

Napster co-founder to invest in allergy research 


(AP) — Napster co-founder Sean Parker missed most of his final year in high school and has ended up in the emergency room countless of times because of his deadly allergy to nuts, shellfish and other foods.

Rain could spell trouble for Calif. water conservation

(AP) — After California's driest three years on record, there have been few sounds as disturbing to water conservationists as the whisk-whisk-whisk of automatic lawn sprinklers kicking on directly behind TV reporters covering some of the state's first heavy downpours in years.

PG&E email alleges offer by California regulator

(AP) — In a newly released email, a Pacific Gas & Electric Co. executive says a state official offered to write the utility a favorable opinion for a proposed gas rate hike.

Robin Williams tops 2014 list of Google searches 


(AP) — Robin Williams' suicide seared into the world's collective mindset more than anything else this year, based on what people were searching for on Google.