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Verne Troyer, Mini-Me from 'Austin Powers' films, has died

Apr 21, 2018

Actor Verne Troyer, Mini-Me from the "Austin Powers" films, has died at age 49

Memphis forward announces cancer diagnosis on social media

Apr 21, 2018

Memphis forward Karim Sameh Azab of Egypt says he has been diagnosed with leukemia lymphoma and has started treatment

Texas 8th-graders asked to list positives of slavery

Apr 21, 2018

A San Antonio charter school has apologized after a teacher asked students in an eighth grade American history class to list the positive and negative aspects of slavery

After Facebook scrutiny, is Google next?

Apr 21, 2018

Facebook has taken the lion's share of scrutiny from Congress and the media about data-handling practices that allow savvy marketers and political agents to target specific audiences, but it's far from alone

Boston Globe places columnist Kevin Cullen on paid leave

Apr 20, 2018

The Boston Globe has placed columnist Kevin Cullen on paid leave as an examination of his work is conducted

Texas appeals court dismisses revenge porn law

Apr 20, 2018

A Texas appeals court says a state law that punishes those who post intimate images from previous or current relationships online without consent is unconstitutional

Audit clears Facebook despite Cambridge Analytica leaks

Apr 20, 2018

Audit of Facebook's privacy practices found no problems, though company knew a data-mining firm improperly obtained private data from millions of users

Columbine, Parkland students unite for voter registration

Apr 20, 2018

On eve of 19th anniversary of Columbine High School shooting, Colorado students join a group of students from Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to rally for gun control and voter registration.

NBA mourns death of Gregg Popovich's wife, a 'real star'

Apr 20, 2018

Wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich dies at 67, and tributes echo across NBA

Lecturer slams school for not backing Bush-tweet professor

Apr 19, 2018

A Fresno State history lecturer who was demoted after posting a negative tweet about Donald Trump is criticizing the university president for failing to defend academic freedom

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