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  • Charge upgraded against suspect in Charlottesville rally killing

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — An Ohio driver accused of plowing into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville this summer, killing one woman, now faces a first-degree murder charge. James Alex Fields Jr., of Maumee, Ohio, was initially charged with second-degree murder and other offenses, including malicious wounding and failure to stop in an accident that resulted in death. Police say he fatally struck Heather Heyer, a 32-year-old Charlottesville paralegal, and injured 36 others on August 12. The victims […]

  • Walmart is letting workers get paid whenever they want

    Walmart is teaming up with Silicon Valley to make payday come early for its employees. The company announced a new “Instapay” service for its 1.4 million workers. The service will allow Walmart workers to access, before payday, half of the wages they have already earned. They can withdraw that pay whenever they’d like to. Instapay is part of a personal finance app called Even, which lets hourly and salaried workers plan ahead for bills, make savings goals and helps them […]

  • The California wildfires by the numbers

    A spate of California wildfires has destroyed an area larger than New York City and Boston — combined. And with only a quarter of the colossal Thomas Fire contained, the end is a long way off. Santa Ana winds literally have been adding fuel to the fires. Here are the staggering numbers behind the blazes: 242,500 acres That’s the size of the Thomas Fire, the largest one ripping across Southern California. It started in Ventura County and is now moving […]

  • The end of net neutrality: What it all means

    The fight for the future of the internet just came to a head. The Republican-led Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to repeal Obama-era net neutrality protections. The repeal passed along a party-line vote. Ajit Pai, the FCC chairman appointed by President Trump, has framed the repeal as getting the government to “stop micromanaging the internet.” The move is supported by the telecom industry, which claims existing regulations threaten to hamper broadband investments and innovation. Technology companies and consumer advocacy groups […]

  • A month after a woman died, someone used her identity to campaign against net neutrality

    Margaret Mary Basco died on June 9, 2017, at Saint Peter’s Hospital in Albany, New York. She was 58. And then, just over a month after she died, Margaret Basco submitted a comment to the Federal Communications Commission about its proposal to overturn net neutrality. “The unprecedented regulatory power the Obama Administration imposed on the internet is smothering innovation, damaging the American economy and obstructing job creation,” the comment read. Basco’s story shows how stolen personal data can be weaponized […]

  • Eight planets found orbiting distant star, NASA says

    For the first time, eight planets have been found orbiting a distant star, Kepler-90, 2,545 light-years from Earth in the Draco constellation, NASA announced Thursday. It is the first star known to support as many planets as are orbiting our own sun, and researchers believe that this is the first of many to come. Researchers had known that seven planets were orbiting the star. But Google Artificial Intelligence — which enables computers to “learn” — looked at archival data obtained […]

  • FCC votes to repeal net neutrality

    The end of net neutrality may be here. The Republican-led Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to approve a controversial plan to repeal Obama-era net neutrality protections. The repeal passed 3-2, along a party-line vote. The vote came amid mounting protests from the tech industry, consumer advocacy groups and even some Republican members of Congress who’d urged the FCC to delay or cancel the vote. In what may be a sign emotions running high on the issue, the net neutrality vote was briefly […]

  • Filmmaker admits to sexual misconduct: ‘I am part of the problem’

    The filmmaker behind “Super Size Me” has admitted to sexual misconduct in a confession titled “I am part of the problem.” The confession, which Morgan Spurlock published to his social media accounts, details episodes that started in college but extend into his professional career. I am Part of the Problem Read: https://t.co/MfRAtm3fcv — Morgan Spurlock (@MorganSpurlock) December 14, 2017 “I’ve come to understand after months of these revelations, that I am not some innocent bystander, I am also a part […]

  • The end of net neutrality: What it all means

    The fight for the future of the internet is about to come to a head. The Republican-led Federal Communications Commission is scheduled to vote Thursday on a controversial plan to repeal Obama-era net neutrality protections. The repeal is expected to pass along a party-line vote. Ajit Pai, the FCC chairman appointed by President Trump, has framed the repeal as getting the government to “stop micromanaging the internet.” The move is supported by the telecom industry, which claims existing regulations threaten […]

  • Kentucky lawmaker found dead after sexual assault allegations

    MOUNT WASHINGTON, Ky. — A Kentucky lawmaker accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl in 2013 died in a probable suicide Wednesday, a day after he denied the allegations. Republican state Rep. Dan Johnson was found dead of a single gunshot wound near Mount Washington, Bullitt County Coroner Dave Billings said. He drove onto a bridge in a rural area southeast of Louisville, parked and shot himself in front of his car, Sheriff Donnie Tinnell told CNN affiliate WDRB. Shortly before […]

  • Sanders on Trump: ‘Yes, I do think he should resign’

    Sen. Bernie Sanders has joined the list of lawmakers calling on President Donald Trump to resign. “Yes, I do think he should resign,” Sanders said on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360,” citing the multiple allegations against Trump and comparing them to those that resulted in Sen. Al Franken’s resignation. “You’ve got a president who has been accused by many, many women of harassment, to say the least. This is a guy who was on a tape seen by everybody in America […]

  • Disney is buying most of 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion

    Disney is buying a huge chunk of 21st Century Fox in a deal that promises to reshape the media industry and help the entertainment giant fend off digital rivals such as Netflix. The $52.4 billion all-stock deal will combine two of the biggest players in Hollywood. In addition to 21st Century Fox’s movie studio and regional sports networks, Disney is buying cable channels FX and National Geographic. Disney will also get Fox’s stakes in Hulu and European pay-TV provider Sky. […]