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Fact-Checking Fake News on Facebook Works - Just Too Slowly

Fact-Checking Fake News on Facebook Works - Just Too Slowly

Oct 16
Facebook's effort to limit the spread of fake news using outside fact-checkers appears to be having an effect - though that finding comes with a major caveat.

Army Sgt. Bergdahl Pleads Guilty to Desertion, Misbehavior

Army Sgt. Bergdahl Pleads Guilty to Desertion, Misbehavior

By Jonathan Drew | Oct 16
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a Taliban captive for five years after abandoning his post in Afghanistan, pleaded guilty Monday to desertion and misbehavior-before-the-enemy charges that could put him in prison for life.

Actress Uzo Aduba to be Honored at HRC Dinner in D.C., Sen Kamala Harris to Speak

Actress Uzo Aduba to be Honored at HRC Dinner in D.C., Sen Kamala Harris to Speak

Oct 16
On Friday, HRC announced that U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris will speak and two-time Emmy Award-winning actress Uzo Aduba will be honored at the 21st annual HRC National Dinner on Saturday, October 28, 2017, at the Washington Convention Center.

Man Builds 2-Story 'Star Wars' Vehicle Replica for Halloween

Man Builds 2-Story 'Star Wars' Vehicle Replica for Halloween

Oct 16
A two-story, "Star Wars"-inspired Halloween yard display in Ohio should be enough to make any trick-or-treating Darth Vader proud.

Weinstein Co., Mired in Scandal May Be Up for Sale

Weinstein Co., Mired in Scandal May Be Up for Sale

Oct 16
The company said Monday that it will receive an immediate cash infusion from Colony Capital and is in negotiations for the potential sale of all or a significant portion of the company

As Crews Gain Ground, California Fire Victims Return Home

As Crews Gain Ground, California Fire Victims Return Home

By Sudhin Thanawala and Brian Melley | Oct 16
With the winds dying down, fire crews gained ground as they battled the wildfires that have devastated California wine country and other parts of the state over the past week, and thousands of people got the all-clear to return home.

Collins: Trump Should Back Effort to Resume Health Subsidy

Collins: Trump Should Back Effort to Resume Health Subsidy

By Hope Yen | Oct 16
A key moderate Republican is urging President Donald Trump to support a bipartisan Senate effort to reinstate insurer payments, calling his move to halt the subsidies an immediate threat to millions of Americans

Raising Awareness of Sexual Harassment, Social Media Flooded with 'Me Too' Posts

Raising Awareness of Sexual Harassment, Social Media Flooded with 'Me Too' Posts

Oct 16
Thousands of women are responding to actress Alyssa Milano's call to tweet "me too" to raise awareness of sexual harassment and assault following the recent revelation of decades of allegations of sexual misconduct by movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.

Miami-Dade Commissioners Reject Ban on Gay 'Conversion Therapy'

Miami-Dade Commissioners Reject Ban on Gay 'Conversion Therapy'

By Brittany Ferrendi | Oct 15
Miami-Dade County will not be joining Delray Beach, Wellington and a number of other Florida jurisdictions banning the harmful practice of gay conversion therapy.

The Stonewall Rebellion: Debunking the Judy Garland Myth

The Stonewall Rebellion: Debunking the Judy Garland Myth

By Perry Brass | Oct 15
Many things have been said and written about "Stonewall," the historic confrontation in June 1969 after a police raid at the Stonewall Inn. Some of those things are just not true. For instance...

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