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With Rare Candor, Employees Protest Facebook's Trump Policy

With Rare Candor, Employees Protest Facebook's Trump Policy

By Barbara Ortutay | Jun 2
Facebook employees are frustrated over CEO Mark Zuckerberg's decision to leave up posts by President Donald Trump that suggested protesters in Minneapolis could be shot.

SpaceX Captures the Flag, Beating Boeing in Cosmic Contest

SpaceX Captures the Flag, Beating Boeing in Cosmic Contest

By Marcia Dunn | Jun 2
The first astronauts launched by SpaceX declared victory Monday in NASA's cosmic capture-the-flag game.

In Virus-Hit South Korea, AI Monitors Lonely Elders

In Virus-Hit South Korea, AI Monitors Lonely Elders

By Kim Tong-Hyung | Jun 1
Tech firms could potentially find much bigger markets for their artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies.

Online Divisions: Twitter, Facebook Diverge on Trump's Words

Online Divisions: Twitter, Facebook Diverge on Trump's Words

By Barbara Ortutay | Jun 1
President Donald Trump posted identical messages on Twitter and Facebook this week. The two social media platforms dealt with Trump's posts very differently.

Mississippi Mayor Apologizes for Tweets on George Floyd

Mississippi Mayor Apologizes for Tweets on George Floyd

Jun 1
A white Mississippi mayor who caused an outrage with his tweets about the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis has apologized but says he won't resign.

Officials See Extremist Groups, Disinformation in Protests

Officials See Extremist Groups, Disinformation in Protests

By Colleen Long, Zeke Miller, and Michael Balsamo | Jun 1
Federal law enforcement officials insisted far-left groups were stoking violence. Meanwhile, experts who track extremist groups also reported seeing evidence of the far-right at work.

Virus Could Lead More States to OK Sports, Online Betting

Virus Could Lead More States to OK Sports, Online Betting

By Wayne Parry | May 31
The coronavirus pandemic could lead to a quicker expansion of sports betting and internet gambling in the U.S. as states deal with huge budget deficits and look for new tax revenue.

Video Game Look? Spanish League Considering Virtual Crowds

Video Game Look? Spanish League Considering Virtual Crowds

By Tales Azzoni | May 31
Spanish soccer matches could have the look of a video game when the competition resumes next month.

U.S. Agency Calls Back Drone It Sent to Minnesota

U.S. Agency Calls Back Drone It Sent to Minnesota

May 31
A CBP statement issued Friday says the drone would have provided "situational awareness" to local law enforcement.

Minneapolis Protest Misinformation Stokes Racial Tensions

Minneapolis Protest Misinformation Stokes Racial Tensions

By Amanda Seitz | May 30
The false social media posts started just hours after protesters first began chanting and carrying banners around the Minneapolis neighborhood where George Floyd died.

Hello and Welcome: Robot Waiters to the Rescue Amid Virus

Hello and Welcome: Robot Waiters to the Rescue Amid Virus

By Aleksandar Furtula | May 30
You can always count on a robot for perfect timing.

Twitter and Trump: a Feud Years in the Making Finally Erupts

Twitter and Trump: a Feud Years in the Making Finally Erupts

By Barbara Ortutay and Matt O'Brien | May 30
Twitter's decision this week to stand up to President Donald Trump by attaching warnings to some of his many tweets has been years in the making.

Court: California Agencies Can't Charge to Edit Police Video

Court: California Agencies Can't Charge to Edit Police Video

By Don Thompson | May 29
Governments must bear the costs of redacting police body camera video before making it public, the California Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

Twitter Adds 'Glorifying Violence' Warning to Trump Tweet

Twitter Adds 'Glorifying Violence' Warning to Trump Tweet

May 29
Twitter has added a warning to one of President Donald J. Trump's tweets about protests in Minneapolis, saying it violated the platform's rules about "glorifying violence."

False News Swirls Around Minneapolis Officer in Fatal Arrest

False News Swirls Around Minneapolis Officer in Fatal Arrest

By Ali Swenson | May 29
A Minneapolis police officer videoed holding a black man to the ground with his knee is the target of false claims that attempt to tie him to political agendas and racist ideologies.

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