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Mar 22 2018
Facebook’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, on Wednesday publicly addressed for the first time the misuse of data belonging to 50 million users of the social network and described the steps the company would take to safeguard the information of its more than two billion monthly users.New York Times (News)
Jul 08 2021
Governments at the state, local, and federal levels can obstruct our pursuit of happiness and at times even jeopardize our safety.
Declaring their independence from British rule 245 years ago, the American colonists held "these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life,Reason
May 12 2022
What is Fentanyl and Why is it Behind the Deadly Surge in US Drug Overdoses? A Medical Toxicologist Explains
This piece originally appeared on The Conversation, which AllSides rates as Lean Left. It was written by Kavita Babu, a Professor of Emergency Medicine at UMass Chan Medical School. The writers' bias has not been rated.
Buying drugs on the street is a game of Russian roulette. From Xanax to cocaine, drugs or counterfeit pills purchased in nonmedical settings may contain"The Conversation" Contributor
Dec 10 2020
Facebook has used illegal monopoly power and an “unlawful scheme” to stifle competition, degrade personal privacy, and crush rivals, according to antitrust lawsuits filed Wednesday by the Federal Trade Commission and attorneys general from 46 states and two territories.
“For nearly a decade, Facebook has used its dominance and monopoly power to crush smaller rivals and snuff outBuzzFeed News
Jun 26 2020
How long can this nation survive when its main cultural and educational institutions preach a relentless, unchallenged stream of anti-Americanism to young people (and others) who lack the background to resist this toxicity?
Along with others, I have long argued that the American left has a major problem with America as founded. Yet Democrats are outraged by the suggestion, and too manyTownhall
Oct 08 2020
Nearly two months into the school year, Illinois public health officials said they have verified COVID-19 outbreaks in at least 44 school buildings across the state, but they declined to say where those cases occurred and acknowledged they may not know the full scope of the virus’s spread in schools.
Unlike many other states, Illinois doesn’t publish the number of cases linked toProPublica
Oct 07 2016
U.S. companies maintained their steady pace of hiring in September, helping the economy add 156,000 new jobs, new government data showed Friday.Washington Post
Jul 19 2019
Amid heightened tension in the region, a British-flagged oil tanker was reportedly seized by Iran.
Iran's Revolutionary Guards claim that they seized a British oil tanker, the Stena Impero, on Friday. The ship's owners said in a statement that it had been “approached by unidentified small crafts and a helicopter during transit of the Strait of Hormuz while the vessel was inWashington Examiner
Apr 15 2021
The number of applications for U.S. state unemployment benefits plummeted last week to the lowest since the pandemic began, indicating the labor market continues to thaw as governments lift restrictions on business and activity picks up.
Initial claims in regular state programs decreased by 193,000 to 576,000 in the week ended April 10, Labor Department said Thursday. The prior week’sBloomberg
Oct 05 2020
A viral Facebook post shared over 16,000 times claims not a single one of President Donald Trump’s judicial appointees is black.
At least eight federal judges nominated by Trump and confirmed by the Senate are black.
Since Tuesday’s presidential debate, social media has been replete with misinformation regarding both presidentialCheck Your Fact