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Plane Carrying 11 Crew And Passengers Crashes In Philippine Sea, Navy Says

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 03:44:40 -0500

The aircraft was en route to the USS Ronald Reagan when it went down Wednesday afternoon Japan time. There was no immediate word on possible survivors.



Uber Data On 57 Million People Stolen In Massive Hack

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 22:41:00 -0500

CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says there is no excuse for the cover up of a 2016 data breach. A source tells NPR that the company paid hackers $100,000 to delete the data and keep the attack a secret.



David Cassidy, Singer And 1970s TV Heartthrob, Dies At 67

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 21:35:00 -0500

Cassidy's role as an adolescent aspiring musician on the TV show The Partridge Family turned him into a real-life, teen-dream pop idol.



Prime Minister Saad Hariri Returns To Lebanon

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 21:01:23 -0500

Hariri had resigned his post while visiting Riyadh amid intrigue over Lebanon's role in the rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran for influence in the region.



Pixar's John Lasseter Takes Leave Of Absence After Harassment Allegations

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 20:10:24 -0500

The Hollywood Reporter published allegations that Lasseter, Pixar's chief creative officer, is known for "grabbing, kissing, and making comments about physical attributes."



Jury Deliberations Begin In Kate Steinle's Murder Trial

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 19:47:40 -0500

Prosecutors argued that the defendant, an undocumented Mexican immigrant, intentionally shot Kate Steinle. The defense argued that the shooting was a tragic accident.



Uber Says Hackers Stole Personal Data Of 57 Million Users

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 19:46:00 -0500

The company kept the breach secret for more than a year. According to a Bloomberg report, Uber paid the hackers $100,000 to delete the stolen data and stay silent about it.



Why Robert Mugabe Is Like The Horned Owl In A Folktale From Zimbabwe

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 19:42:00 -0500

As the story goes, the owl ruled over all the other birds with absolute power — until a skeptical fork-tailed drongo decided to test the power of its horns.



Second Federal Judge Blocks Trump's Ban On Trans Service Members

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:56:47 -0500

A judge in Maryland has blocked President Trump's planned change to the military policy on transgender service members in its entirety. Another judge blocked most of the measure just a few weeks ago.



Virginia Delays Vote Certification After Error In Ballot Distribution

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:43:10 -0500

The state's Board of Elections voted to delay certification of election results for the 28th and 88th House of Delegates districts after claims of incorrect ballot distribution.



Trump's Charity Had 3 Big Donors Last Year. None Of Them Was Donald Trump

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:15:00 -0500

The Donald J. Trump Foundation remains under investigation in New York. Trump says he wants to close it down, but he can't until the probe is finished.



Justice Department Threatens To Sue Harvard In Admissions Probe

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 17:39:31 -0500

The investigation is looking into claims that its admissions policies discriminate against white and Asian-American applicants by holding them to higher standards than black and Latino applicants.



First-Week Sales Of Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' Vary Widely, Depending Who You Ask

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 17:31:36 -0500

The success of Swift's sixth studio album is undeniable, but by how great a measure?



Little Steven & The Disciples Of Soul On World Cafe

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 17:27:30 -0500

The E Street Band veteran and star of the small screen is back with Soulfire, his first new album in 18 years.



U.K. Water Companies Sometimes Use Dowsing Rods To Find Pipes

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:57:02 -0500

Biologist Sally Le Page couldn't believe it when she heard a folk magic practice was being used to look for water mains in 2017. But 10 out of 12 companies confirmed they sometimes rely on divining.