Fact checks are not censorship. But that's what President Donald Trump is claiming in his new assault on social media platforms: an over-reaching executive order targeting social media companies, signed shortly after Twitter applied fact checks to two of Trump's tweets.
Posted on: 29 May 2020 | 8:27 pm
Four women identified as Jane Does filed a lawsuit against disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein Thursday, alleging he sexually assaulted them. The allegations include the story of one woman who says Weinstein raped her in 1994 when she was about 17.
Posted on: 29 May 2020 | 7:45 pm
President Trump has repeatedly pushed voter fraud allegations, without evidence, since taking office.
Posted on: 29 May 2020 | 7:33 pm
The Los Angeles Police Department called actor Denzel Washington a "good Samaritan" for helping out a distressed man who was caught in a busy intersection, according to the actor's representatives.
Posted on: 29 May 2020 | 6:49 pm
Taylor Swift lashed out at President Donald Trump on Friday for his late-night tweet threatening violence against protesters in Minnesota, tweeting that the President has been "stoking the fires of white supremacy and racism (his) entire presidency."
Posted on: 29 May 2020 | 6:21 pm
Posted on: 29 May 2020 | 5:36 pm
Students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have elected a black woman as president of the Undergraduate Association for the first time in the school's history.
Posted on: 29 May 2020 | 3:31 pm
TJ Maxx built its appeal on the "treasure hunt" shopping experience. Now it must persuade shoppers that it's safe to return to scavenging stores in the age of a pandemic.
Posted on: 29 May 2020 | 2:16 pm
Amid the widespread outrage over the death of Minneapolis security guard George Floyd, Madonna is coming under fire for a social media misstep.
Posted on: 29 May 2020 | 1:42 pm
Temporary store closures. Near-zero travel demand. People shopping online even more as they're stuck home. It was the perfect storm for bankruptcy for some of the country's most recognizable consumer brands -- and several have filed recently.
Posted on: 29 May 2020 | 11:13 am
Amy Cooper's apology -- which began "I am not a racist. I did not mean to harm that man in any way" -- after her infamous confrontation in Central Park reminded me of an incident in 2008, when I was a mid-level staffer on the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Posted on: 28 May 2020 | 9:21 pm
On February 8, 1968, three South Carolina State University students were killed by State Highway Patrol Troopers during a campus protest. Twenty-seven others were wounded. My father, Cleveland Sellers, Jr., was shot in the arm that day, convicted for inciting a riot, and served seven months in prison. This dark day is known by many, but not enough, as the Orangeburg Massacre. And though it took place 16 years before I was born, it remains the most important day in my life.
Posted on: 28 May 2020 | 8:13 pm