Hurricane Ian made landfall in Florida today, slamming southwest Florida with heavy rain and high winds. The Biden administration authorized FEMA to provide aid in Florida as the storm surge threatened homes and lives.Go deeper →
Former \"TODAY\" show co-anchor Katie Couric revealed that she is undergoing treatment for breast cancer. Couric shared her diagnosis on Instagram, advocating for women to get yearly screenings for the prevalent disease.
The highly anticipated video game, 'Skull and Bones' has been postponed for the fifth time. Ubisoft's pirate epic has been in development since 2017. The new release date is in March 2023.
Director Bassam Tariq quit Marvel's 'Blade' just two months before production was due to begin. Mahershala Ali will play the lead in the vampire slaying flick. Tariq said he would stay on as an executive producer on the project.
The singer Lizzo played James Madison's 200-year-old crystal flute at her concert in DC on Tuesday. The Library of Congress granted Lizzo permission to play the flute, which was escorted by police onstage.
The White House convened experts on hunger in the U.S. today for a conference to discuss how to approach the administration's effort to end hunger in the country in the next decade.Go deeper →
A hacker accessed the media company, Fast Company and used its access to send a push notification through Apple News to users that contained racist and offensive language.Go deeper →
Senators Marsha Blackburn and Cynthia Lummis have introduced amendments to the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 that would include regulations for cryptocurrency companies. The Cryptocurrency Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act will mitigate the fallout from data breaches or hacks into cryptocurrency platforms.
Lyft has frozen hiring in the U.S., a surprising move for the company that is expected to last until next year.Go deeper →
Congress has authorized new aid for Ukraine. The new $1.1 billion security assistance package will more than double the number of High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) that Ukraine has on the battlefield and provide additional military and humanitarian aid funding.
The CEO of the crypto platform, Celsius, announced he would step down, effective immediately. In a letter to employees, Alex Mashinsky apologized for the state of the company, which paused withdrawals and transactions in May in the early days of the crypto winter.
Meta has permanently banned the pornography sharing site Pornhub from Instagram. Meta said the decision was made after Pornhub repeatedly violated Meta's content sharing policies.
A judge tossed out Sidney Powell's countersuit against Dominion Voting Systems. Dominion Voting Systems is suing Trump-ally Powell for defamation. She attempted to countersue the company for \"abuse of process,\" which the presiding judge rejected.
The legendary CBS White House correspondent, Bill Plante, passed away today at 84. Plante began his career at CBS in 1964 and worked with the network for 52 years before retiring. He covered the Vietnam War, covered all the presidential elections from 1968 to 2016, and was an anchor on the network from 1988-1995.
A new docuseries from Peacock will explore the surprisingly dark world behind 'Barney,' the popular kids' show. The series, 'I Love You, You Hate Me,' will focus on the strange rumors about the show, from death threats to drug use.