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At the only gun shop in Thousand Oaks, fearful residents decide it's time to buy a gun

The morning after a deadly mass shooting in a Southern California city, some of its residents went directly to its only gun shop to arm up.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Tetris Effect review: The puzzle game of my dreams—literally

Enlarge / It’s here, and it’s beautiful. (credit: Enhance Games / Aurich) Before I began playing this week’s new game, Tetris Effect, I found myself tempted to compare it to other versions of the puzzle series. That’s an easy trap to fall into—a bullet-point sorting of tweaks, features, and differences—and one that gets pretty unwieldy with decades of Tetris games to ...

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'I just wonder what's next': Thousand Oaks residents deal with mass shooting, horrific fire

As people struggled to make sense of the brutal spraying of bullets in a Thousand Oaks bar, 95,000 of them were pushed from their homes by fire.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Florida recount updates: Rick Scott sues, Bill Nelson files suit, Trump-Gillum Twitter war

Rick Scott and Bill Nelson file lawsuits over their Senate race drama. Also updates in the recount of Andrew Gillum-Ron DeSantis governor race.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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From nationalism to 'fake news,' legacies of World War I still relevant

As the world marks the centenary of the end of ‘The Great War,’ on Nov. 11, 1918, it is a time to reflect on the parallels between the politics, policies, and propaganda that emerged then and now. Today’s Britain is a far cry from the globe-spanning empire that stood at the end of what Britons still call “The Great War.” ...

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'Destroyed': In Paradise, California, entire community of 27,000 was ordered to evacuate

The Camp Fire, in less than 24 hours, had torched over 31 square miles, or 20,000 acres, and “pretty much … destroyed” Paradise, a city with a population of 27,000 located about 180 miles northeast of San Francisco.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Apple walks Ars through the iPad Pro’s A12X system on a chip

Enlarge / The 2018, 12.9-inch iPad Pro. (credit: Samuel Axon) BROOKLYN—Apple’s new iPad Pro sports several new features of note, including the most dramatic aesthetic redesign in years, Face ID, new Pencil features, and the very welcome move to USB-C. But the star of the show is the new A12X system on a chip (SoC). Apple made some big claims ...

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'A wall of fire' in California: 3 wind-powered wildfires gain momentum

As the Camp Fire raged in the northern part of the state, about 90 miles north of Sacramento in Butte County, the Hill and Woolsey fires triggered widespread evacuations to cap a hellacious day in Ventura County that began with news of a mass shooting that left 13 people dead at a neighborhood bar.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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