Rapper Kanye West intends to buy the social media Truth Social/Twitter competitor Parler, which is a favorite of extreme far-right users. Parler has little to no content moderation strategy, making it a popular forum for misinformation and violent rhetoric.Go deeper →
Prosecutors with the Department of Justice have recommended a sentence of six months for Steve Bannon for refusing to comply with a subpoena issued by the committee investigating the January 6th insurrection.Go deeper →
The K-pop group, BTS, is taking a hiatus to fulfill their service commitment to the South Korean military. The plan to reunite in 2025 after the members have served in the military and worked on various solo projects.Go deeper →
The star of 'The Flash,' Ezra Miller has pleaded not guilty to two counts of felony burglary charges in Vermont. If convicted they could face up 26 years in prison.Go deeper →
Harrison Ford will play General Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross in the next Captain America movie, which stars Anthony Mackie. He takes over the role from William Hunt, who passed away in March 2021.Go deeper →
In August, the FDA approved the sale of low-cost, over-the-counter hearing aids. As of today, the low-cost hearing aids approved by the FDA are now being sold over the counter.Go deeper →
The House Committee on Oversight and Reform released documents that show that former president Donald Trump charged the Secret Service exorbitantly high rates to stay at his hotels, even though they were there for his and his family's protection.Go deeper →
Last week, Elon Musk revealed that he had asked the Pentagon to pick up the tab for Starlink internet in Ukraine, which he installed for free when Russia invaded Ukraine in February. Now, he said that SpaceX will no longer seek funding to provide free Starlink internet in Ukraine.Go deeper →
TikTok announced they are making big updates to their live streaming policies. They are raising the minimum age requirement to go live and introducing adult-only streams to further moderate potentially inappropriate content from reaching minors.Go deeper →
A new law in Texas requires that the Texas Education Agency distribute kits with DNA identification cards and inkless in-home fingerprint samples to guardians at each public school system in the state.Go deeper →
Georgia governor Brian Kemp and Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams faced off in a debate tonight. Kemp attempted to paint Abrams as soft on crime and \"mad,\" while Abrams called attention to voter suppression in the state and protecting Georgia's farmland.
Americans can now apply for student loan forgiveness after the White House revealed that the application portal is now live. As a result, 43 million Americans are expected to find relief from student loan debt through the program announced by Biden in August.
Americans can now apply for student loan forgiveness after the White House revealed that the application portal is now live. As a result, 43 million Americans are expected to find relief from student loan debt through the program announced by Biden in August.Go deeper →