Parler Executive Responds To Amazon Cutoff And Defends Approach To Moderation

PARLER EXECUTIVE RESPONDS TO AMAZON CUTOFF AND DEFENDS APPROACH TO MODERATION

Amazon took the social media platform Parler offline, saying Parler wasn't removing threats of violence. Parler Chief Policy Officer...

New Chief's Ties Shock Radio Free Asia, While Pompeo Visit to VOA Stirs Outcry

NEW CHIEF'S TIES SHOCK RADIO FREE ASIA, WHILE POMPEO VISIT TO VOA STIRS OUTCRY

The demotion of a Voice of America White House reporter led to an outcry. And the new head of sister network Radio Free Asia had registered...

 
 
 

BIDEN TO CALL FOR RAISING FEDERAL MINIMUM WAGE TO $15 AN HOUR

President-elect Joe Biden will seek to increase the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour as part of his relief bill. On Friday, workers...

Amazon Warehouse Workers To Decide Whether To Form Company's First U.S. Union

AMAZON WAREHOUSE WORKERS TO DECIDE WHETHER TO FORM COMPANY'S FIRST U.S. UNION

Some 6,000 workers at Amazon's warehouse in Bessemer, Ala., will begin voting on Feb. 8 on a groundbreaking possibility: whether to...

 
 
 
COVID-19 Supply Deal Lets Vaccine Maker Earmark Doses For Employees And Their Families

COVID-19 SUPPLY DEAL LETS VACCINE MAKER EARMARK DOSES FOR EMPLOYEES AND THEIR FAMILIES

Emergent BioSolutions is under contract with Operation Warp Speed to make COVID-19 vaccines, but the terms could allow employees and...

Retail Spending Dips For 3rd Straight Month As Infections Surge

RETAIL SPENDING DIPS FOR 3RD STRAIGHT MONTH AS INFECTIONS SURGE

Restaurants and bars are reeling from persistent spikes of coronavirus cases. Earlier holiday sales also meant online shopping and...

 
 
 

PLANET MONEY: ENTREPRENEURSHIP IS ON THE RISE DESPITE PANDEMIC

The coronavirus has been responsible for massive business closures, but figures show Americans are still starting businesses at the...

$1,400 Checks And Help For The Jobless: What's In Biden's Plan To Rescue The Economy

$1,400 CHECKS AND HELP FOR THE JOBLESS: WHAT'S IN BIDEN'S PLAN TO RESCUE THE ECONOMY

President-elect Joe Biden is proposing a $1.9 trillion plan to address the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting economic crisis....

 
 
 

BIDEN TO REVEAL HIS EMERGENCY PANDEMIC RELIEF PLAN

President-elect Joe Biden is set on Thursday to outline his plan for a coronavirus relief package that he wants Congress to act upon...

U.S. CITIES ARE TRYING TO FIGURE OUT RESTAURANT WEEK IN THE PANDEMIC

With the pandemic having closed nearly 20% of restaurants nationwide, the traditional version of restaurant week is at risk. So restaurants...

 
 
 
YouTube Joins Twitter, Facebook In Taking Down Trump's Account After Capitol Siege

YOUTUBE JOINS TWITTER, FACEBOOK IN TAKING DOWN TRUMP'S ACCOUNT AFTER CAPITOL SIEGE

The move, which suspends the president's account for a week, comes after the video platform said a livestream of his remarks on Tuesday...

New York City Cancels Contracts With Trump Organization

NEW YORK CITY CANCELS CONTRACTS WITH TRUMP ORGANIZATION

Mayor Bill de Blasio said that President Trump "incited a rebellion" and that New York City "will not be associated with those unforgivable...

 
 
 
Airbnb Is Canceling All Reservations In Metro D.C. During Inauguration Week

AIRBNB IS CANCELING ALL RESERVATIONS IN METRO D.C. DURING INAUGURATION WEEK

The company also said it has banned "numerous individuals" that it found to be associated with hate groups or involved in criminal...

Amazon Says Parler Systematically Unwilling To Remove Violent Content

AMAZON SAYS PARLER SYSTEMATICALLY UNWILLING TO REMOVE VIOLENT CONTENT

Parler sued after Amazon Web Services booted it off the public Internet. The cloud service says the site has allowed threatening and...

 
 
 
Twitter CEO Tweets About Banning Trump From Site

TWITTER CEO TWEETS ABOUT BANNING TRUMP FROM SITE

Twitter kicked President Donald Trump off of its site following the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. CEO Jack Dorsey said major corporations...

'Artists, Weirdos, Hellriders And Homies:' Thrasher Magazine Turns 40

'ARTISTS, WEIRDOS, HELLRIDERS AND HOMIES:' THRASHER MAGAZINE TURNS 40

Thrasher magazine was founded 40 years ago in San Francisco to cover skateboarding. Over the next four decades, the black-and-white...

 
 
 

TEXAS CUSTOMER'S CALL-IN ORDER HELPS LA RESTAURANT PAY IT FORWARD

Brooke Williamson, a celebrity chef in Los Angeles, explains how an order for a meal that would never be picked up, has led to hundreds...

U.S. Continues To Lag In COVID-19 Workplace Safety, Former OSHA Official Says

U.S. CONTINUES TO LAG IN COVID-19 WORKPLACE SAFETY, FORMER OSHA OFFICIAL SAYS

Ten months into the pandemic, the Trump administration is neglecting safety at meatpacking plants and other workplaces, a former top...

 
 
 
FAA Cracks Down On Unruly Airline Passengers Ahead of Biden Inauguration

FAA CRACKS DOWN ON UNRULY AIRLINE PASSENGERS AHEAD OF BIDEN INAUGURATION

After incidents of Trump supporters engaging in threatening and disruptive behavior on flights to and from Washington, D.C., last week,...

AMAZON SAYS PARLER SYSTEMATICALLY UNWILLING TO REMOVE VIOLENT CONTENT

Parler sued Amazon Web Services after the cloud service booted it off public Internet.

 
 
 



India has begun the world's largest vaccination drive, as it gears up to...

India has begun the world's largest vaccination drive, as it gears up to carry out 300,000 inoculations a day

Summary List Placement India on Saturday began what is expected to be the world's largest COVID-19 vaccination drive, with a goal of about 300,000 people a day. The country set... Read more ...

Biden official accuses Trump administration of 'sabotage,' following a...

Biden official accuses Trump administration of 'sabotage,' following a string of controversial foreign policy decisions in the final days of the presidency

Summary List Placement A member of President-elect Joe Biden's transition team has said that recent foreign policy moves by President Donald Trump's administration "feel like... Read more ...

Joe Biden said his Cabinet would be 'the most diverse in history.' We ran...

Joe Biden said his Cabinet would be 'the most diverse in history.' We ran the numbers on 7 different metrics to see how diverse his staff really is

Summary List Placement President-elect Joe Biden is pushing for diversity in his administration, saying his Cabinet would "look like the country" and be the most diverse in... Read more ...

Nestle recalls more than 760,000 pounds of Hot Pockets because they might...

Nestle recalls more than 760,000 pounds of Hot Pockets because they might contain bits of plastic and glass

Summary List Placement Nestlé Prepared Foods is recalling about 762,615 pepperoni Hot Pocket products because they may contain "pieces of glass and hard plastic," the USDA... Read more ...

OpenAI's text-to-image engine, DALL-E, is a powerful visual idea generator

OpenAI's text-to-image engine, DALL-E, is a powerful visual idea generator

DALL-E brings AI one step closer to human-like creativity, and the images it generates could seed all kinds of new ideas. Read more ...

A medical exam is part of the life insurance underwriting process, and it...

A medical exam is part of the life insurance underwriting process, and it can lower the premiums you'll pay

Summary List Placement Traditional life insurance policies include a medical exam as part of the underwriting process. The medical exam is paid for by the insurance company and... Read more ...

Fleeing New Yorkers squeeze surrounding housing markets

Fleeing New Yorkers squeeze surrounding housing markets

Angel Garcia, a single father approved for a mortgage loan of $300,000, had high hopes in early 2020 of finding a house he could afford in his hometown of Stamford, Connecticut. Read more ...

Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID stimulus plan has $10 billion for cybersecurity...

Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID stimulus plan has $10 billion for cybersecurity and IT hidden at the end - and experts say it's critical for the nation's recovery

Summary List Placement On Thursday night, the Biden-Harris administration released plans for a nearly $2 trillion spending package for pandemic relief and economic recovery... Read more ...

Progressives want Joe Biden's inauguration team to be more transparent

Progressives want Joe Biden's inauguration team to be more transparent

Summary List Placement When Joe Biden becomes president Wednesday, it'll be the high point of numerous inaugural festivities , most of them virtual or made-for-TV because of... Read more ...

Taco Bell fans are demanding the chain bring back Mexican Pizza after...

Taco Bell fans are demanding the chain bring back Mexican Pizza after announcing the return of potatoes. Here's why a top Taco Bell exec says not to give up hope

Summary List Placement Taco Bell cut the Mexican Pizza from menus back in November, but some fans now have renewed hope that it might come back soon. The Mexican Pizza was one... Read more ...