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Pro-Russian hackers claim responsibility for knocking U.S. airport websites offline

Mon, 10/10/2022 - 19:58

Killnet urged hackers to take down dozens of airport websites across the country early Monday morning. Within hours several sites were down. But officials say the outages did not interrupt operations.

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At least 19 are dead as Julia drenches Central America with rainfall

Mon, 10/10/2022 - 15:54

Now a tropical depression, former Hurricane Julia drenched Guatemala and El Salvador with torrential rains Monday after it reemerged in the Pacific following a pounding of Nicaragua.

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Alabama Sen. Tuberville equates descendants of enslaved people to criminals

Mon, 10/10/2022 - 14:19

Tuberville spoke at a pro-Trump rally in Nevada on Saturday ahead of the November midterm elections. The NAACP called the comments "flat out racist, ignorant and utterly sickening."

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Biden's pot pardon will help reverse War on Drugs harm to Black people, advocates say

Mon, 10/10/2022 - 14:00

Experts hailed the move as an important first step in righting the wrongs from decades of uneven drug enforcement policy.

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Trump understands the legal peril he's in, 'Times' journalist Maggie Haberman says

Mon, 10/10/2022 - 13:37

Haberman talks about Trump's tactics for dealing with the media and explains why he's more concerned about the Mar-a-Lago documents than the Jan. 6 hearings. Her new book is Confidence Man.

Sharp-tongued Hollywood columnist Nikki Finke has died at 68

Mon, 10/10/2022 - 11:46

The veteran reporter became one of Hollywood's top journalists as founder of the entertainment trade website She was the most-feared columnist in show business.

Which Indigenous lands are you on? This map will show you

Mon, 10/10/2022 - 11:20

Native Land Digital, a Canadian nonprofit, offers resources for Indigenous and non-Indigenous people to learn more about the land and its history. It hopes its map will be just a part of that journey.

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Ben Bernanke among 3 American winners of Nobel Prize in economics

Mon, 10/10/2022 - 07:33

Former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke and two academic economists — Douglas Diamond and Philip Dybvig — share this year's Nobel Prize in economics for their work on bank runs.

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