(WASHINGTON) -- Are Facebook, Instagram and YouTube more like newspaper publishers or telephone companies?The Supreme Court on Monday was wrestling with that question in a pair of cases being called the most important tests of the First Amendment in the internet era.The justices' answer... Read More.
John Mellencamp is speaking out against gun violence in America in the wake of the mass shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl parade that left one dead and 22 others injured.“Excuse me for stating the obvious truth. I do so out of love... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The City of New York on Wednesday sued the companies behind SnapChat, Instagram, YouTube and TikTok, accusing them of fomenting a "nationwide youth mental health crisis" by exposing children "to a nonstop stream of harmful content."The lawsuit, filed in California Superior... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Chief executive officers of some of the biggest social media companies, from Facebook to Snapchat, were questioned Wednesday in a Senate hearing on Capitol Hill .Filling the seats behind them were parents, caregivers and loved ones of young people who they say... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The chief executives of the nation's top social media companies will testify before Congress on Wednesday in a hearing intended to drum up support for federal legislation to safeguard children from the online world.The Senate Judiciary Committee will hear from Linda Yaccarino,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- An investigation is underway in Middletown Township, in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, after a man was found dead inside a home on Tuesday night, according to police.Police responded to reports of a deceased male on the 100 block of Upper Orchard Drive... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- North Korea's military again tested an in-development strategic cruise missile, launching it from a submarine on Sunday, state media said.The secretive country's leader, Kim Jong Un, supervised the test along with other military officials, the official Korean Central News Agency said... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- North Korea launched a test flight for a new type of missile, state media outlets said Thursday.The test on Wednesday was the first for an under-development strategic cruise missile, according to the official Korean Central News Agency. Reports named the weapon... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- New York City Mayor Eric Adams is classifying social media as a "public health hazard" and an "environmental toxin," saying young people must be protected from "harm" online."Today, Dr. Ashwin Vasan is issuing a Health Commissioner’s Advisory, officially designating social media as... Read More.
The nominees have been announced for the 35th annual GLAAD Media Awards, singling out those projects across a variety of media "for fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of LGBTQ people and issues."Among the 310 nominees across 33 categories this year are HBO's The Last... Read More.