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Does Facebook Need A Humanitarian Partner For Its New Digital Currency?

Does Facebook Need A Humanitarian Partner For Its New Digital Currency?

8 hours ago   |   NPR

The aid group Mercy Corps believes that the new Libra currency could help funnel aid to the poor. But critics wonder why the charity has teamed up with a controversial company.
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Elusive gator known as ‘Chance the Snapper' gets new home in Florida

Elusive gator known as ‘Chance the Snapper' gets new home in Florida

11 hours ago   |   New York Post

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - An alligator that eluded capture for days in a Chicago lagoon is settling in its new home in Florida. The St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park...
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Instagram Is Testing a Change That Could Benefit Your Mental Health but Influencers Won't Like It

14 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Instagram is expanding a test to hide how many “likes” people's posts receive as it tries to combat criticism that such counts hurt mental health and make people feel bad when...
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Federal labour board upholds public servant's firing over social media posts glorifying terrorism

14 hours ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - A federal labour board has upheld the 2015 firing of a Canada Revenue Agency employee who worked next to the Calgary airport and wrote frequent Twitter and Facebook...
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When I stopped buying plastic to go green, I ended up slicing my grocery bill in half

When I stopped buying plastic to go green, I ended up slicing my grocery bill in half

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The zero-waste trend is all about eliminating disposable packaging, especially single use plastics, from daily life. I started doing it for the environmental aspect, but I...
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Tech giants report next week

14 hours ago   |   Reuters

Tech giants Facebook and Amazon will be in the earnings spotlight next week along with Boeing. As Fred Katayama reports, investors will also get a read on economic growth.
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There's now an event encouraging people to 'storm' the Bermuda Triangle and more than 40,000 people have signed up

There's now an event encouraging people to 'storm' the Bermuda Triangle and more than 40,000 people have signed up

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider

There's now an event encouraging people to "storm" the Bermuda Triangle. The Facebook event was created by Anthony Dominick Carnovale, a writer from Phoenix, Arizona. Carnovale...
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Rain Pryor Vane, daughter of comedy legend Richard Pryor, running for Baltimore City Council

15 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

Actress Rain Pryor Vane has thrown her hat in the ring for a Baltimore's City Council seat. The actress, author and singer and daughter of late comedy legend Richard Pryor...
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How the hottest Corvettes and Mustangs stack up

How the hottest Corvettes and Mustangs stack up

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Ford has its legendary Mustang , while Chevy has its incredible Corvette . The cars don't match up perfectly, but both symbolize their brands. I broke down what Mustang and...
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Five Reasons Your Firearms Business Needs Social Media Ads

16 hours ago   |   NSSF

Here's a fact to chew on: free social media marketing is dead. Done. Finished. Kaput. In fact, it's estimated that a Facebook page's posts will reach just 6.4 percent of its...
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Leake takes perfect game to 9th, Mariners beat Angels 10-0

Leake takes perfect game to 9th, Mariners beat Angels 10-0

SEATTLE - Mike Leake of the Seattle Mariners lost his bid to pitch a perfect game on a leadoff single in the ninth inning by rookie Luis Rengifo, then finished off the Los... Read more ...

Radical or Incremental? What's Really In Joe Biden's Health Plan

Radical or Incremental? What's Really In Joe Biden's Health Plan

The Biden plan released this week is an update of the Affordable Care Act with controversial differences. Among them: a "public option" that covers abortion, and subsidized... Read more ...

Pennsylvania school district warns parents they could lose kids over unpaid...

Pennsylvania school district warns parents they could lose kids over unpaid school lunches

District says that it is trying to collect more than $20,000 Read more ...

Iran claims it seized a British tanker because it collided with an Iranian...

Iran claims it seized a British tanker because it collided with an Iranian fishing boat

Iranian authorities say they seized a British-flagged tanker after it collided with an Iranian fishing boat and then failed to respond to attempts to contact it. "The British... Read more ...

Hong Kong police seize explosives ahead of weekend protests

Hong Kong police seize explosives ahead of weekend protests

HONG KONG - Police in Hong Kong have raided a homemade-explosives manufacturing lab ahead of another weekend of protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Hong Kong... Read more ...

WATCH: Man escapes high-rise fire by climbing down it in true 'Spider-Man' style

WATCH: Man escapes high-rise fire by climbing down it in true 'Spider-Man' style

Video shows the man grappling down the balconies and railings of several floors until he got to the ground level. Read more ...

Former Giants lineman Mitch Petrus dead at 32 of apparent heat stroke

Former Giants lineman Mitch Petrus dead at 32 of apparent heat stroke

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Officials say former New York Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus has died in Arkansas of apparent heat stroke. He was 32. Pulaski County Coroner Gerone... Read more ...

Angels give up on Matt Harvey, drop pitcher from roster

Angels give up on Matt Harvey, drop pitcher from roster

SEATTLE - The Los Angeles Angels gave up on their $11 million investment in Matt Harvey, designating the 30-year-old right-hander for assignment on Friday. Read more ...

Braves edge Nationals on Donaldson's hit in ninth

Braves edge Nationals on Donaldson's hit in ninth

ATLANTA - Josh Donaldson's bases-loaded single off Fernando Rodney in the ninth inning lifted the Atlanta Braves over the Washington Nationals 4-3 on Friday night after Luke... Read more ...

MLB wrap: Cardinals mount comeback against Reds on 10-run inning

MLB wrap: Cardinals mount comeback against Reds on 10-run inning

The Cardinals topped the Reds 12-11 at Great American Ball Park, despite trailing 7-0 entering the sixth inning. Read more ...