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Jan 23, 2020
The world's richest man and high tech mastermind Jeff Bezos allegedly was hacked by the crown prince of Saudi Arabia. What do you need to know to protect your phone from perhaps less royal attacks?
Jan 23, 2020
Widespread bushfires are creating new calls to end the country's dependence on fossil fuels. But fossil fuel extraction is big business for Australia, the world's largest coal exporter.
Jan 23, 2020
The alleged hacking of Jeff Bezos' smartphone by Saudi Arabia puts the spotlight on the Bezos-owned Washington Post, which angered the Saudis, and the National Enquirer, which he accuses of blackmail.
Jan 23, 2020
SpaceX is launching more of its a mega-constellation of satellites on Friday to provide Internet all over the world, but some are worried the world's space traffic management isn't up to the task.
Jan 23, 2020
One of the biggest changes is that the Department of Transportation would no longer require airlines to consider emotional support animals as service animals, as they have in the past.
Jan 22, 2020
"Workers' performance and workers' dedication to the company were secondary. Now, they'll be moved more to the forefront," state Sen. Joe Cryan, a co-sponsor of the bill, said.
Jan 22, 2020
New Boeing CEO David Calhoun met with his employees in Seattle and then held a conference call with reporters in an effort to bolster confidence in the troubled airplane manufacturer.
Jan 22, 2020
Memphis Meats, a startup company that has just raised $161 million, says it has a "clear path" to bringing cell-based meats to market. Yet the company and its competitors face challenges.
Jan 22, 2020
U.N. human rights experts said they were gravely concerned by reports that a WhatsApp account held by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was used to hack The Washington Post owner's phone.
Jan 22, 2020
Many Americans who get overwhelmed by student loan debt are told student debt can't be erased through bankruptcy. Now more judges and lawyers say that's a myth and bankruptcy can help.
Jan 22, 2020
Chicago attorney Donna Rotunno is defending movie mogul Harvey Weinstein in what is expected to be a knock-down-drag-out trial. Rotunno has publicly disparaged the #MeToo movement.
Jan 21, 2020
Boeing suggests it could fly about mid-2020. Industry sources note that the FAA and other regulators around the world could take months longer to find the planes safe to fly passengers.
Jan 21, 2020
Rural homelessness in Oregon isn't as visible as its urban equivalent, but it's a major problem. Even when money is available, local officials say providing resources could make the problem worse.
Jan 21, 2020
What's the point of money? The answer might seem obvious: we need it to get paid for our work, and to buy the things we need. But there's also a deeper way to look at the role of money in our lives.
Jan 21, 2020
After the Sept. 11 attacks, the Secret Service moved to Homeland Security. The White House says the service should be moved again to be better suited to protect the nation's financial infrastructure.