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Twitter is testing new ways to fight misinformation. Is an open-sourced method the answer?

13 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Since its launch in 2006, Twitter has taken small steps to fight false information, from uprooting bot accounts to banning political ads. In 2020, the microblogging service is...
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Kuwait to send an evacuation plane to Italy -statement

29 minutes ago   |   National Post

CAIRO - Kuwait airways will send a plane to Milan, Italy to evacuate citizens, the company said in a statement on Wednesday on its twitter account.
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Dermot Shea: NYPD was ‘wrong' to subpoena Post reporter's Twitter data

Dermot Shea: NYPD was ‘wrong' to subpoena Post reporter's Twitter data

53 minutes ago   |   New York Post

Police Commissioner Dermot Shea conceded that it was a mistake to subpoena a Post reporter's social media account in an attempt to unearth a department leak - but indicated...
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Mother of slain nursing student arrested after police encounter at U of C Hospital

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - The woman fatally shot inside a convenience store on the South Side has been identified. The medical examiner's office identifies the victims as 18-year-old Jaya...
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Russell Wilson publicly opposes CBA

1 hour ago   |   NBC Sports

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson usually avoids controversy. When it comes to the proposed CBA deal, Wilson is embracing it. “The NBA & MLB are doing it right,” Wilson said...
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The Wonderful 101: Remastered will get a wide release starting on May 19

The Wonderful 101: Remastered will get a wide release starting on May 19

1 hour ago   |   iMore

If you aren't a backer, this is when you'll be able to start grabbing this remaster. What you need to know The Wonderful 101: Remastered was announced via a Kickstarter...
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Twitter Users Mock CDC Safety Poster About Beards and Face Masks

2 hours ago   |   Newsweek

A CDC infographic shows which facial hairstyles may interfere with an N-95 face mask, but the internet also want to know about how they named each style.
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Traveling While Black: Viral Posts Show Racist Barriers To Obtaining A Passport

Traveling While Black: Viral Posts Show Racist Barriers To Obtaining A Passport

2 hours ago   |   News One

Unfortunately, many Black people aren't new to the headaches of traveling. Dealing with the TSA is enough of a hassle, and now people are sharing stories of the difficulties of...
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Safety TreSean Smith tweets decision to transfer from Louisville

2 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

When it comes to the latest portal post, pat yourself on the back if you had the Louisville football program as the latest to lose a player. Potentially. On his personal...
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Through 'Pack of the Day' Twitter threads, baseball cards evoke loving, endless connection to the game

Through 'Pack of the Day' Twitter threads, baseball cards evoke loving, endless connection to the game

2 hours ago   |   Sporting News

With all the crap out there these days, it's nice to be inundated with good stories about people's love for baseball.
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Legislators from both parties warn Pentagon not to move money to fund...

Legislators from both parties warn Pentagon not to move money to fund President Trump's border wall

The Pentagon's decision took money from major aircraft and other programs that touch Republican and Democratic areas. Read more ...

Grandfather of toddler who died in cruise ship fall changes plea to guilty

Grandfather of toddler who died in cruise ship fall changes plea to guilty

The grandfather charged in the death of his 18-month-old granddaughter who fell from a cruise ship will change his plea to guilty, according to his attorney. Read more ...

'I'll miss it everyday': Tennis superstar Maria Sharapova announces retirement

'I'll miss it everyday': Tennis superstar Maria Sharapova announces retirement

The five-time Grand Slam title champion and former No. 1-ranked player is retiring from tennis at age 32. Read more ...

Grandmother of missing Tennessee toddler among 2 arrested and charged

Grandmother of missing Tennessee toddler among 2 arrested and charged

Investigators initially said the Evelyn hadn't been seen since Dec. 26. But authorities said Friday the toddler hadn't been seen since Dec. 10 or 11, when a babysitter last... Read more ...

Hot Pockets heiress sentenced in college admissions scam

Hot Pockets heiress sentenced in college admissions scam

The former food company executive paid $100,000 to cheat on two of her daughters' standardized tests and agreed to pay $200,000 to have one of the daughters admitted to USC as... Read more ...

7-year-old girl dies one minute into surgery to get her tonsils removed

7-year-old girl dies one minute into surgery to get her tonsils removed

"Going into surgery, she had no fear," Paisley's grandmother said. "She was smiling and happy. Nothing was wrong." Read more ...

Biden wins crucial Clyburn endorsement ahead of South Carolina primary

Biden wins crucial Clyburn endorsement ahead of South Carolina primary

South Carolina Rep. Jim Clyburn endorsed Joe Biden's presidential campaign on Wednesday, giving the former vice president a much-needed boost ahead of a Palmetto State primary... Read more ...

Super Bowl halftime show prompts more than 1,300 FCC complaints: ‘Like a...

Super Bowl halftime show prompts more than 1,300 FCC complaints: ‘Like a porno show'

The Super Bowl LIV halftime show starring Jennifer Lopez and Shakira reportedly spurred more than 1,300 Federal Communications Commission complaints - with some comparing the... Read more ...

Korean Air is letting people change their flights from the US to South Korea...

Korean Air is letting people change their flights from the US to South Korea after a flight attendant tested positive for coronavirus - but there's a catch

Korean Air will let certain passengers with tickets from the US to South Korea to change their flights, the airline said Wednesday morning local time. The airline is still not... Read more ...

Bayern striker Lewandowski ruled out 4 weeks with fracture

Bayern striker Lewandowski ruled out 4 weeks with fracture

MUNICH - Bayern Munich's top scorer Robert Lewandowski has been ruled out for around four weeks after fracturing his shinbone in Tuesday's 3-0 Champions League win at Chelsea. Read more ...