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Monday, Oct 2, 2017 at 11:12 AM EDT

Former Equifax Chairman Apologizes for Data Breach

Former Equifax Chairman Apologizes for Data Breach

The former chairman and CEO of Equifax is apologizing for a data breach in which the sensitive information of 140 million Americans was stolen. In prepared congressional testimony, Richard F. Smith says the...

Monday, Oct 2, 2017 at 07:24 PM EDT

Facebook Says Estimated 10 Million Saw Russia-Linked Ads

Facebook Says Estimated 10 Million Saw Russia-Linked Ads

Facebook says ads that ran on the company's social media platform and have been linked to a Russian internet agency were seen by an estimated 10 million people before and after the 2016 election. The company...

Monday, Oct 2, 2017 at 11:16 AM EDT

Trump Closes WH Event to Highlight Deregulation

Trump Closes WH Event to Highlight Deregulation<br /><br />

The Trump administration has set out to upend some of President Barack Obama's regulations, which the White House says circumvented Congress in the first place and cost American businesses and the economy...

Sunday, Oct 1, 2017 at 03:49 PM EDT

Supreme Court Opens Pivotal Term With Trump Nominee in Place

Supreme Court Opens Pivotal Term With Trump Nominee in Place

Disputes over a wedding cake for a same-sex couple and partisan electoral maps top the Supreme Court's agenda in the first full term of the Trump presidency. Conservatives will look for a boost from the...

Sunday, Oct 1, 2017 at 09:42 PM EDT

Protests Muted Week After NFL Responds to Trump Criticism

Protests Muted Week After NFL Responds to Trump Criticism

The San Francisco 49ers played on Thursday last week, before President Donald Trump lashed out at NFL players for not standing during the national anthem. So as teams across the league kneeled, sat and...

Sunday, Oct 1, 2017 at 09:19 PM EDT

Trump on North Korea: 'We'll Do What Has to Be Done!'

Trump on North Korea: 'We'll Do What Has to Be Done!'

President Donald Trump said Sunday that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was "wasting his time" trying to negotiate with North Korea over its nuclear and missile programs, raising speculation about whether Trump...

Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 10:12 PM EDT

Ex-Rep. Grimm Eyeing Congress Comeback After Tax Fraud Plea

Ex-Rep. Grimm Eyeing Congress Comeback After Tax Fraud Plea

He came to Congress with the law-and-order image of a former FBI agent and left as an admitted tax evader headed for prison. His tenure was shadowed by a campaign fundraising investigation and punctuated by a...

Sunday, Oct 1, 2017 at 08:56 PM EDT

'Yes' Side Wins Catalonia Independence Vote Marred by Chaos

'Yes' Side Wins Catalonia Independence Vote Marred by Chaos

Catalonia's regional government declared a landslide win for the "yes" side in a disputed referendum on independence from Spain that degenerated into ugly scenes of mayhem on Sunday, with more than 800 people...

Sunday, Oct 1, 2017 at 08:01 AM EDT

In a Replay, Trump Tweets Anew About NFL Players and Protest

In a Replay, Trump Tweets Anew About NFL Players and Protest

President Donald Trump on Saturday night stoked the controversy over his call for punitive action against NFL players who take a knee or otherwise protest during the national anthem, tweeting anew that they...

Saturday, Sep 30, 2017 at 04:16 PM EDT

Amid Outcry Over Confederate Markers, New Ones Are Going Up

Amid Outcry Over Confederate Markers, New Ones Are Going Up

While Confederate statues and monuments around the nation get removed, defaced, covered up or toppled, some new memorials are being erected, by people who insist their only purpose is to honor the soldiers...

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