Algorithm Targets Marijuana Convictions Eligible To Be Cleared
California district attorneys are using an algorithm to expunge some 85,000 marijuana-related convictions. The tech identifies eligible cases, allowing prosecutors to comply...
1 hour ago - NPR
Georgia Tech defeats No. 17 Florida State women 65-62
ATLANTA - Francesca Pan scored 23 points and Georgia Tech beat No. 17 Florida State 65-62 on Sunday, giving the Yellow Jackets a season sweep. Georgia Tech won 67-52 on Jan. 9...
10 hours ago - The Seattle Times
Mayor de Blasio joins encrypted messaging app Signal, raising legal and ethical questions
Mayor de Blasio has joined the 21st century - and found a way to hide his communications. Hizzoner joined encrypted messaging app Signal over the weekend. The tech lets users...
18 hours ago - NY Daily News
For Virginia Tech parents, new gun laws a long struggle
RICHMOND, Va. - When Virginia lawmakers pass sweeping new gun control laws in the coming days, it will mark the culmination of nearly 13 years of often thankless work for two...
19 hours ago - The Seattle Times
Stanley shoots Duke past Hokies
DURHAM, N.C. - Cassius Stanley scored 21 points and made a season-high five 3-pointers to help No. 6 Duke beat Virginia Tech 88-64 on Saturday night. Matthew Hurt added 16...
1 day ago - The Seattle Times - 2 articles
Ramsey scores 25, Texas Tech routs Iowa State 87-57
The Cyclones had won four of their past five home games, but Saturday marked their third double-digit home loss of the season against the Big 12's top three teams.
1 day ago - KCCI - 3 articles
Bracey gives Louisiana Tech 73-71 win over North Texas
DENTON, Texas - DaQuan Bracey scored 26 points, including a short jumper with a second to play, to give Louisiana Tech a 73-71 win over Conference USA leader North Texas on...
1 day ago - The Seattle Times
Hughes, Dolezaj spark Syracuse comeback over Georgia Tech
SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Elijah Hughes and Marek Dolezaj each scored 20 points and Syracuse erased a 11-point halftime deficit to defeat Georgia Tech 79-72 on Saturday. Dolezaj scored...
1 day ago - The Seattle Times - 2 articles
Troy aims technology at trash dumping hot spots
TROY - Fighting the “trash hot spots” of illegal dumping has the city's sanitation department involved in a hi-tech campaign deploying using surveillance cameras with...
1 day ago - Times Union
Hackers Could Shut Down Satellites-or Turn Them into Weapons
The use of off-the-shelf components means bad actors can easily look for vulnerabilities
1 day ago - Scientific American
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7 people were injured when a gun discharged at a dance in Houston
One man was shot and six other people were injured when a gun discharged during a dance at a flea market in Houston.
Video shows avalanche in Colorado partially buried a snowmobiler
Two snowmobilers in Colorado narrowly escaped disaster when they accidentally triggered an avalanche.
Boys, 13, charged with murder in California library fire
Firefighters Patrick Jones, 25, and Raymond Figueroa, 35, died while fighting the blaze.
Girls basketball team speaks out after announcer calls their names 'disgusting'
A student remarked how their district championship win is "kind of getting taken away from us" for "something as simple as having different names."
'Fortunate': Newman says he avoided broken bones, suffered head injury in...
“The doctors have been pleased with my progression over the last few days,” Ryan Newman said Sunday following the horrific crash.
Extradition hearing to begin for WikiLeaks founder Assange
LONDON - Supporters of Julian Assange gathered Monday outside a high-security London courthouse, where a judge is set to begin hearing a U.S. extradition case against the...
Former French prime minister and wife go on trial for fraud
PARIS - He could have been president of France. Instead, former Prime Minister Francois Fillon is going on trial to face fraud charges after he used public funds to richly pay...
UN chief issues 7-point ‘call to action' on human rights
GENEVA - The head of the United Nations issued a “call to action” on Monday to countries, businesses and all people to help renew and revive human rights across the globe...
China postpones key political meeting because of virus
BEIJING - China announced Monday it has postponed its most important political meeting of the year because of the outbreak of the new virus. The move indicates the importance...
Iran says 4 more died of new virus; total death toll at 12
TEHRAN, Iran - Iranian state TV says the death toll in the country from the new coronavirus has risen to 12, after four more people died. The TV quoted lawmaker Asadollah...