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Editorial Roundup: Georgia

Feb. 01, 2024 07:40 AM EST

Valdosta Daily Times. January 25, 2024. Editorial: Bill would remove QR code from ballots A proposal to get rid of the QR codes on Georgia ballots passed the Senate Ethics Committee Thursday. We wish it success as it makes its way through the rest of...

How To Tech: Why it's important to turn on Apple's new Stolen Device Protection

Jan. 25, 2024 07:00 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — You’re in a crowded bar when a thief watches you unlock your iPhone with your passcode, then swipes it. That sinking feeling hits when you realize it's gone, along with priceless photos, important files, passwords on banking apps and other vital parts of your digital life. ...

Saudi Arabia opens its first liquor store in over 70 years as kingdom further liberalizes

Jan. 24, 2024 19:33 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — A liquor store has opened in Saudi Arabia for the first time in over 70 years, a diplomat reported Wednesday, a further socially liberalizing step in the once-ultraconservative kingdom that is home to the holiest sites in Islam. While restricted to non-Muslim...

Former Massachusetts school superintendent pleads guilty to sending threatening texts

Jan. 23, 2024 20:23 PM EST

CHICOPEE, Mass. (AP) — The former superintendent of the Chicopee Public Schools in Massachusetts pleaded guilty Tuesday to lying to federal agents investigating 99 threatening text messages sent to a candidate for police chief in 2021, prosecutors said Tuesday. Lynn Clark, 53, of...

New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division wants to issue electronic driver’s licenses and ID cards

Jan. 18, 2024 16:49 PM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division wants to develop and issue electronic driver’s licenses and identification cards. A bill sponsored by Sen. Roberto “Bobby” J. Gonzales of Ranchos de Taos would authorize the division to offer electronic credentials...

Twisted metal, rushing wind: A narrowly avoided disaster as jet's wall rips away at 3 miles high

Jan. 09, 2024 00:45 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The loud “boom” was startling enough, and the roaring wind that immediately filled the airline cabin left Kelly Bartlett unnerved. Still, it wasn’t until a shaken teenager, shirtless and scratched, slid into the seat next to her that she realized just how close...

Editorial Roundup: Kansas

Dec. 19, 2023 13:16 PM EST

Topeka Capital-Journal. December 17, 2023. Editorial: Kris Kobach made an error in judgment in relying on private email for government business It takes just a second to switch tabs in an internet browser. The same applies to switching from one email app to another on...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Dec. 18, 2023 12:48 PM EST

Des Moines Register. December 15, 2023. Editorial: Distracted driving is a scourge. Iowa needs a hands-free law now. But making the law more strict is a necessary step toward changing culture and habits. Safety advocates say driving drunk and not wearing seat belts...

New EU gig worker rules will sort out who should get the benefits of full-time employees

Dec. 13, 2023 13:04 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — In a bid to improve working conditions for people who deliver food and offer rides through smartphone apps, the European Union gave provisional approval Wednesday to rules that determine who should get the benefits of full-time employees and restrict the way online platforms use...

Edmunds compares the Mercedes-Benz GLC and Genesis GV70 luxury SUVs

Dec. 13, 2023 07:59 AM EST

The Mercedes-Benz GLC has long been a popular choice for a small luxury SUV. From luxury and performance to technology, the GLC has set a standard that few other competing SUVs have been able to match. Last year, Mercedes redesigned the GLC, giving it a new interior and fresh styling. It’s a...