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Today in History

Jan. 19, 2022 00:03 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Jan. 19, the 19th day of 2022. There are 346 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 19, 1981, the United States and Iran signed an accord paving the way for the release of 52 Americans held...

Cowboy recalls years working Montana ranch bought by Murdoch

Jan. 15, 2022 10:28 AM EST

BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — Ray Marxer’s first day as a hired hand at the Matador Cattle Co. ranch south of Dillon began with two lessons in humility. As dawn approached, jitters struck. “I was so nervous, I threw up,” Marxer recalled. Next, he joined a...

Will Elizabeth Holmes' conviction sober up Silicon Valley?

Jan. 04, 2022 17:37 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The fraud conviction of former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes could do more than just send a once-celebrated ex-billionaire to prison. In theory, it could also deliver a sobering message to a Silicon Valley culture that often gets lost in its own hubris and swagger. ...

Former Theranos CEO Holmes convicted of fraud and conspiracy

Jan. 04, 2022 13:01 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — In a case that exposed Silicon Valley’s culture of hubris and hype, Elizabeth Holmes was convicted Monday of duping investors into believing her startup Theranos had developed a revolutionary medical device that could detect a multitude of diseases and conditions from a...

Scientist, enforcer, high-flyer: 3 women put a mark on tech

Jan. 03, 2022 20:20 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three bright and driven women with ground-breaking ideas made significant — if very different — marks on the embattled tech industry in 2021. Frances Haugen, Lina Khan and Elizabeth Holmes — a data scientist turned whistleblower, a legal scholar turned...

What's next for Ghislaine Maxwell after guilty verdict?

Dec. 30, 2021 20:56 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — With Wednesday's guilty verdict in the sex-trafficking trial of Ghislaine Maxwell, here's a look at what the once high-flying Jeffrey Epstein confidante was accused of and what's next for her: WHO WERE GHISLAINE MAXWELL’S ACCUSERS? The prosecution...

Maxwell verdict bodes ill for Prince Andrew's civil case

Dec. 30, 2021 14:26 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Prince Andrew wasn’t on trial in the Ghislaine Maxwell sex trafficking case, but her conviction is bad news for the man who is ninth in line to the British throne. With the conclusion of the Maxwell case, attention will now turn to a U.S. civil suit in which the...

Jurors start weighing evidence in Elizabeth Holmes' case

Dec. 20, 2021 08:46 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The jurors now responsible for assessing 11 charges of fraud and conspiracy against former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes are scheduled to begin their first full day of deliberations on Monday. They have plenty of evidence to review after a three-month trial that captivated...

Elizabeth Holmes' fraud case heads to the jury

Dec. 17, 2021 20:14 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The jury that will weigh 11 charges of fraud and conspiracy against former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes finally got the case Friday afternoon after a three-month trial that captivated Silicon Valley. The hand-off came after lawyers for the opposing sides...

Fox News' Murdoch buys Montana ranch from Koch Industries

Dec. 13, 2021 11:48 AM EST

DILLON, Mont. (AP) — Fox News founder Rupert Murdoch has bought a large cattle ranch in southwest Montana near Yellowstone National Park from a subsidiary of Koch Industries. The Beaverhead Ranch is spread across more than 500 square miles (1,300 square kilometers) of private and...