Woman described as Canada's Rosa Parks to appear on banknote
A black woman often described as Canada's Rosa Parks for her 1946 decision to sit in a whites-only section of a Nova Scotia movie theater will be the first Canadian woman to be celebrated on the face of ...
Gov't proposal envisions phone calls on airline flightsAirlines passengers would be allowed to make phone calls during flights using Wi-Fi with the permission of the air carrier under regulations the Department of Transportation proposed Thursday. Flight attendants ...
Clinton warns of danger of fake news 'epidemic'
Hillary Clinton issued a stern warning Thursday against the proliferation of fake news, branding it an epidemic with "real world consequences" that must be addressed in order to protect the nation's democracy. The Democrat Clinton lost last month's presidential election to Republican Donald Trump in a shock upset, with several Trump critics arguing that the prominence of fake articles shared on Facebook and other social media may have affected the outcome. The phenomenon nearly turned deadly this week when a rifle-wielding man entered a pizza restaurant in Washington saying he wanted to investigate a fake news story that wrongly stated the Comet Ping Pong restaurant was a center for child abduction linked to Clinton and a top advisor.
Judge Reinhold arrested at Dallas airport checkpoint
Supreme Court pauses Alabama execution of convicted murderer
ATMORE, Ala. (AP) ? The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday paused Alabama's plans to execute a man convicted of killing a convenience store clerk, acting after defense lawyers argued that a judge unfairly imposed the death penalty after a jury recommended life in prison.
Raiders missing 3 starters to injury for showdown in KCKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) ? The Raiders were missing three starters for their AFC West showdown Thursday night against the Chiefs after offensive lineman Kelechi Osemele was a late scratch due to an illness.
A grim tally soars: More than 50,000 overdose deaths in US
More than 50,000 Americans died from drug overdoses last year, the most ever. The disastrous tally has been pushed to new heights by soaring abuse of heroin and prescription painkillers, a class of drugs ...
Apple chief Tim Cook picked to give MIT commencement speechCAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) ? The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has chosen Apple CEO Tim Cook to deliver its 2017 commencement address.
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Firefighter: Warehouse missing from fire-inspection records
The illegally occupied Oakland warehouse where dozens of partygoers perished in a blaze does not appear in a database fire inspectors use to schedule inspections and may never have been checked for fire ...