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Editorial Roundup: Tennessee

Sep. 29, 2022 18:27 PM EDT

Kingsport Times News. September 25, 2022. Editorial: College isn’t the only path to success As the cost of college continues to skyrocket and enrollment continues to plummet, the nation’s post-secondary institutions are being forced to evaluate their value...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

Sep. 29, 2022 17:10 PM EDT

Kenosha News. September 28, 2022. Editorial: We encourage all to vote this November, and in every election We noted with dismay this month when Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and other state Republican leaders objected to municipalities in the state encouraging people to...

UFC mysteriously closes show at Vegas campus to fans, media

Sep. 29, 2022 17:01 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The UFC is holding its next fight show without fans or media members in attendance, and the mixed martial arts promotion isn't saying why. The UFC will stage a 13-bout Fight Night card at the Apex Gym on its corporate campus in Las Vegas on Saturday night, but no...

Officials probing whether Northeastern explosion was staged

Sep. 14, 2022 20:03 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Federal officials are examining whether the employee who reported an explosion at Northeastern University may have lied to investigators and staged the incident, law enforcement officials said Wednesday. Investigators identified inconsistencies in the employee’s...

Milwaukee mayor's support for vote campaign draws backlash

Sep. 14, 2022 14:44 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A new privately funded get-out-the-vote initiative in Wisconsin’s largest and most Democratic city has the support of Milwaukee’s mayor, but Republicans say it’s an attempt by Democrats to improperly bolster turnout in the narrowly divided battleground state. ...

Facebook parent settles suit in Cambridge Analytica scandal

Aug. 27, 2022 12:05 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook's corporate parent has reached a tentative settlement in a lawsuit alleging the world's largest social network service allowed millions of its users' personal information to be fed to Cambridge Analytica, a firm that supported Donald Trump's victorious presidential...

Amazon testing TikTok-style feed on its app, AI firm says

Aug. 17, 2022 19:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon appears to be getting the TikTok bug, joining other companies seeking to hold consumers' attention by introducing replicas of the popular social platform. The e-commerce giant has been testing a feed on its app that enables shoppers to scroll through...

Meta quieter on election misinformation as midterms loom

Aug. 05, 2022 11:14 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook owner Meta is quietly curtailing some of the safeguards designed to thwart voting misinformation or foreign interference in U.S. elections as the November midterm vote approaches. It's a sharp departure from the social media giant's multibillion-dollar...

How much is Zuckerberg worth? Card collector could find out

Aug. 04, 2022 10:08 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When camp counselor Allie Tarantino was flipping through a magazine years ago, he came upon a familiar name: Mark Zuckerberg. He rifled through boxes of memorabilia in his basement, running his fingers over old photos, newspapers and bus maps before finding a baseball card...

FACT FOCUS: Wisconsin mobile voting truck claims scrutinized

Aug. 01, 2022 17:57 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Two years ago, the city of Racine became the first — and only — municipality in Wisconsin to purchase a mobile voting truck. City Clerk Tara McMenamin said she pushed for the truck because it was too difficult to set up equipment at remote sites for early...