Facebook will now use automated system to generate trending topics
Facebook will now use automated system to generate trending topics
Susan Konig - Feb 06, 2018
Facebook will now use an automated system to generate its trending topics in response to critics who feel the social media giant's trending news is biased against conservative points of view.
Clint Huston - Nov 17, 2017
A new study shows a link between teen depression and personal electronic use.
Zoe Poindexter - Nov 17, 2017
Tennis superstar Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian, cofounder of Reddit, tied the knot today at their 'Beauty and the Beast' themed wedding.
Jackie Flores - Nov 13, 2017
Twitter, Inc. has halted its verification process after being criticized for giving white nationalist Jason Kessler a blue check mark.
Ian Marsh - Oct 26, 2017
Neanderthals with disabilities likely survived through social support.
Tyler Henderson - Oct 26, 2017
An Australian researcher has come up with the most effective way to induce lucid dreaming to date.
Delila James - Oct 18, 2017
A new study reveals that the social behavior of both dolphins and whales is similar to many traits found in human interactions.
Paul Pate - Oct 14, 2017
A new study suggests that, despite past research, the islanders on Rapa Nui did not come into contact with the Native Americans before Europeans first came to the island.
Ed Mason - Oct 14, 2017
Pornhub plans to use facial recognition AI to make their site more efficient.
Tracy Williams - Oct 14, 2017
Mindfulness meditation is a hot trend in some circles, with many consumers and even some big businesses investing in mindfulness instruction as a remedy for anxiety, depression, mental illness, and even serious physical ailments like cancer.
Joseph Scalise - Sep 11, 2017
The computer guessed correctly about the men's sexual orientations 81% of the time and was right about the women's sexual orientations 74% of the time, the researchers said.
Wilson Soto - Aug 22, 2017
The case involved alleged human rights abuses that took place at secret sites in Afghanistan after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks by terrorist plane hijackers on U.S. soil under President George W. Bush.
Joyce Clark - Aug 19, 2017
South Carolina sued Amazon in administrative court this summer to make it hand over sales-tax revenue it accrued from third-party merchant sales.
Kyle Bates - Aug 15, 2017
The judge accordingly dismissed charges against two former high-school instructors who were facing possible prison time for becoming physically intimate with students at their schools.
Harry Marcolis - Aug 09, 2017
To answer that, the team analyzed 98 puppies that were eventually put into a guide dog program. During the study, the young canines were kept in towel-lined kiddie pools.
Jeremy Morrow - Aug 04, 2017
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday that Trump was merely joking when he made the controversial remarks.
Vicky Webb - Aug 03, 2017
The researchers looked at blood samples from 192 individuals diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome and 392 healthy people as a control group.
James Carlin - Aug 01, 2017
Kenneth Manzanares was charged in federal court Thursday with murdering his wife while aboard a Princess Cruises ship in Alaska.
Billy Kirk - Jul 30, 2017
Lopez was a native of Veracruz, Mexico, according to family friend, Jordan Castillo, but had worked and lived in the U.S. for many years as a mechanic. On Monday, Castillo showed reporters the three bullet holes in the Lopez home's front door.
Jeremy Morrow - Jul 30, 2017
President Trump announced in a series of Tweets Wednesday that transgender people will no longer be allowed to serve in the military "in any capacity."
Cliff Mooneyham - Jul 25, 2017
In February 2016, two-year-old Eden Carlson made it through a baby gate and toppled into the family swimming pool. She was submerged in the cold water for as long as 15 minutes before being found, according to a Newsweek report.
Harry Marcolis - Jul 25, 2017
Although the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriages across the land in 2015, Davis refused to recognize the ruling for religious reasons and stopped issuing marriage licenses.
Alex Bourque - Jul 18, 2017
In a turnaround from the policies of President Barack Obama, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is taking a second look at the way college campuses handle accusations of sexual assault.
James Smith - Jul 18, 2017
Trump said nothing of Xiaobo, whom news reports announced shortly before had died while in the custody of China's security services.
Harry Marcolis - Jul 17, 2017
Slater says the British copyright he has for the images was lawfully obtained and should be honored.
Billy Kirk - Jul 02, 2017
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have condemned Trump's tweets as unpresidential and misogynistic.
Jose Jefferies - Jun 28, 2017
In a 7-2 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear a challenge to California's limits on carrying concealed firearms in public.
Mae Owen - Jun 27, 2017
Harris drives a 200-square-foot Laundry Truck around the city three times a week and takes in homeless residents' dirty laundry at stops along the route.
Josh Curlee - Jun 27, 2017
The officers forcibly stopped anyone who tried to pass the blockade or unfurl a rainbow flag.
Mae Owen - Jun 27, 2017
A federal grant program that fights violent extremist movements can no longer make fighting neo-nazi and far-right hate groups part of its mission.
Jose Jefferies - Jun 24, 2017
The study authors found that sons of older fathers tend to be more intelligent also more focused on what interests them and less concerned with fitting in with other kids.
Kara Menard - Jun 23, 2017
A marketing firm accidentally blew open the personal data of nearly 200 million Americans, or around 62% if the entire U.S. population.
Vicky Webb - Jun 16, 2017
The Transportation department reported 1,909 complaints for April 2017. There were only 1,123 in Apri last year.
Jason Spencer - Jun 13, 2017
Qatar is a significant exporter of oil and natural gas, but it imports 80% of its food from its Gulf Arab neighbors.
Harry Marcolis - Jun 09, 2017
But when A-Rod and Jennifer Lopez, 47, became a couple in early 2017, the woman began upping the ante, the report said, demanding larger and larger amounts of money for her silence.
Ian Marsh - Jun 05, 2017
The analysts observed 17 of the leading VC firms and compared their rates of funding women-owned companies.
Jeremy Morrow - Jun 05, 2017
The study surveyed venture capitalists and found that those who had daughters have more consistently brought female job applicants on board.
Cliff Mooneyham - May 04, 2017
The same applies to males displaying their muscles to get attention from members of the opposite sex.
Adam Widmer - May 02, 2017
The allegation was reported The Australian, which obtained the internal documents from Facebook.
Aaron Sims - Apr 17, 2017
Facebook on Friday revealed it disrupted an international fake accounts operation.
Aaron Sims - Mar 31, 2017
During four experiments, the subjects were made to feel socially isolated, while the scientists monitored their responses.
Virginia Watson - Feb 07, 2018
Businesses can now schedule Instagram content with the help of third-party platform Hootsuite.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 06, 2018
Snapchat's new market could build the foundation for a multi-bring in-app store.
Susan Konig - Feb 01, 2018
Instagram upgrades now allow some users to schedule posts
Ed Mason - Nov 20, 2017
A new study shows that single dog owners had a 33 percent reduction in risk of death and 11 percent reduction in risk of cardiovascular disease compared to single non-dog owners.
Vicky Webb - Nov 20, 2017
A new study has found a link between dog ownership and good cardiovascular health.
Paul Pate - Oct 17, 2017
Quitting drinking forever--that is the goal that virtually any alcohol-rehab facility in North America sets for its patients.
Joseph Scalise - Oct 11, 2017
Interracial marriages have grown much more common in the last 20 years, and online dating may have been a key contributing factor.
Steve Colyer - Oct 05, 2017
A new study finds that a third of all smartphone notifications make people upset in some way.
Ed Mason - Sep 15, 2017
The team made this discovery by recording the experiences of nearly 5,000 men and 6,700 women. Nearly 15 percent of men and 34 percent of women in the study had lost interest in sex for at least three months during the previous year.
Ian Marsh - Sep 08, 2017
According to Alex Stamos, Facebook's chief security officer, nearly 500 phony accounts created by a Russian company called the Internet Research Agency bought nearly 3,000 political ads between 2015 and 2017, a report by The New York Times said.
Ed Mason - Sep 08, 2017
On Tuesday, NASA and the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum celebrated the 40th anniversary of two Voyager spacecraft, which left Earth in 1977 to explore the cosmos.
Delila James - Aug 30, 2017
The Republican National Committee (RNC) unanimously approved a resolution condemning white supremacy on Friday while at its summer meeting in Nashville, Tennessee.
Adam Widmer - Aug 22, 2017
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to defending civil liberties in the digital world, agrees.
Wilson Soto - Aug 19, 2017
Researchers have found that teenage drug overdose deaths have tripled since 1999, and they also rose more than 19 percent from 2014 to 2015, according to new data released by the National Center for Health Statistics.
Ed Mason - Aug 18, 2017
Researchers from the University of Michigan and the University of Leuven have found that binge-watching TV shows, while fun, can affect your sleep, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine.
Josh Curlee - Aug 17, 2017
Authorities are charging Fields with one count of second-degree murder, three counts of malicious wounding, and one count of hit and run attended failure to stop with injury.
Kara Menard - Aug 17, 2017
But a prominent group of white supremacists thinks he handled it just the way they would have wanted him to.
Tobi Gerdes - Aug 11, 2017
The suit further claims that the federal government cannot legally take away rights already granted to transgender service members.
Jason Spencer - Aug 11, 2017
Five military service members who are transgendered jointly filed a lawsuit Wednesday against President Trump over his ban on transgendered persons from joining the armed forces.
Billy Kirk - Aug 09, 2017
This reveals the importance of human contact and hints that loneliness may be a much bigger problem than many people realize.
Alex Bourque - Aug 04, 2017
Coast Guard Commandant Paul Zukunft has promised not to "break faith" with transgender personnel after President Trump tweeted his announcement last week that he intends to ban all transgender individuals from military service "in any capacity."
Paul Pate - Jul 31, 2017
Mae Owen - Jul 31, 2017
The Justice Department weighed in Wednesday on an ongoing federal lawsuit with an amicus brief arguing that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 does not prohibit workplace discrimination against gays and lesbians.
Miriam Griffin - Jul 30, 2017
President Trump tweeted Wednesday that he will reinstitute the ban on transgendered persons from the military, but civil-rights and LGBT-advocacy groups argue that this ban would not even be legal.
James Carlin - Jul 20, 2017
The symptoms reported by customers are consistent with the highly contagious norovirus, Chipotle's head of food safety, Jim Marsden, told NBC News.
Jeremy Morrow - Jul 18, 2017
A second suspect, 20-year-old Sean Kratz of Philadelphia, has been charged in the grisly homicide deaths of four young Pennsylvania men.
Aaron Sims - Jul 18, 2017
Judge Watson also ruled that a prospective refugee who has a commitment from a resettlement agency in the U.S.
David Sims - Jul 03, 2017
In a decision issued Friday, a Republican-dominated Texas Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples are not entitled to the same government spousal benefits as opposite-sex couples.
James Smith - Jun 30, 2017
Perez has been charged with second-degree manslaughter and could face up to 10 years in prison and/or a fine of $20,000.
James Carlin - Jun 30, 2017
Judy Malinowski, a 33-year-old mother of two daughters, has died losing her struggle to hang on after her ex-boyfriend drenched her in gasoline and set her alight two years ago.
Dirk Trudeau - Jun 30, 2017
Bryant's husband Roy and his half-brother J.W. Milam were acquitted in the murder by an all-white jury.
Kara Menard - Jun 28, 2017
A Colorado cake-shop owner who was found guilty of discrimination over his refusal to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple is taking his case to the Supreme Court.
Clint Huston - Jun 19, 2017
Oregon has become the first state in the nation to offer a third gender option on state identification cards.
Jason Spencer - Jun 16, 2017
Jeffs is the brother of Warren Jeffs, who currently is serving a life sentence for sexually assaulting his underage wives.
Harry Marcolis - Jun 15, 2017
After three years, a fraternity associated with the University of Virginia has agreed to accept $1.65 million from Rolling Stone magazine .
David Sims - Jun 09, 2017
The case became a public sensation after the documentary series 'Making a Murderer' aired on Netflix.
James Carlin - May 29, 2017
Laptops in carry-on luggage have been off-limits for incoming flights from the Middle East and northern Africa since March. This latest proposal would extend the ban to flights to and from Europe, as well.
Ian Marsh - May 19, 2017
The European Commission said that the social media company inaccurately claimed it would be unable to combine user data between the two companies' accounts.
Harry Marcolis - May 17, 2017
Lavinia Woodward swiped at her lover with the knife, before stabbing him in the leg.
Cliff Mooneyham - May 15, 2017
Participants chose the picture of the partner as the one that was most similar to the brother 27 percent of the time, which is only s bit higher than random chance.
Jeremy Morrow - May 04, 2017
Scientists believe that there are five main personality traits: openness, extroversion, neuroticism, agreeableness and conscientiousness.
Alex Bourque - Apr 30, 2017
The United States military is exploring ways of hacking the human brain to enhance soldiers' cognitive abilities.
Tobi Gerdes - Apr 21, 2017
Science and religion do not always see eye-to-eye, but they have now joined forces to uncover new details about Jesus and his descendants.
Josh Curlee - Apr 18, 2017
A new study says that self-proclaimed sex addicts may find it hard to secure and maintain romantic relationships.
Vicky Webb - Apr 01, 2017
WPP CEO Martin Sorrell said on Friday that Facebook and Google must take responsibility and remove extremist content on their platforms.
Wilson Soto - Mar 21, 2017
The LGBT community faces discrimination in the workplace due to the sound of their voice, new study says.
Billy Kirk - Mar 09, 2017
Google has moved past the planning stage for its futuristic new campus after receiving critical approvals from the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday.
Vicky Webb - Feb 13, 2017
Concerns have been raised by Immigration Rights Activists over the weekend raids by Immigration enforcement officials over the weekend.
James Carlin - Feb 13, 2017
Adele swept top honors at the 59th Grammy Award, on a night she shared with Beyonce.
Ian Marsh - Feb 02, 2017
With the new video tab that has already been rolled out to Facebook users in the US, Zuckerberg believes it will change the way people view videos on Facebook.