(LOS ANGELES) — Efforts to combat misinformation intensified on Twitter during the days leading up to Tuesday’s recall election to replace California Gov. Gavin Newsom, who appears to have retained his gubernatorial seat, according to an ABC News projection of the election results. Since the... Read More.
(AUSTIN, Texas) -- A website seeking anonymous tips on people violating Texas' new law restricting abortions has been inundated with spam after viral calls from social media users. The law, which went into effect on Wednesday, bans physicians from providing abortions if a fetal heartbeat... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- For the first time in 39 years, Social Security payments made to retired Americans this year, and every year after, will exceed tax revenues coming into the federal government in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic's economic downturn, according to a new government... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Ellie Zeiler is known by her 10 million TikTok followers for her fashion hauls, beauty hacks and viral dance videos. Although her feed often includes endorsements for major brands, her latest partnership came from the U.S. government, which asked her for help... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- It seems like history may be repeating itself -- the Taliban is once again in control of Afghanistan after 20 years of the War on Terror there. The development is alarming and dismaying, despite (widely dismissed) assurances from the group -- decried... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — Senate Democrats on Monday unveiled details of their $3.5 trillion budget resolution, setting up Congress to begin work on the second portion of President Joe Biden's major economic objectives. The legislative language comes just as the Senate is preparing to complete its work... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The National Basketball Social Justice Coalition is fighting to end racial and social inequality. The group, which is composed of players, owners and staffers, has advocated for policy changes regarding criminal justice, policing and justice reform, by reaching out to lawmakers in Congress... Read More.
Jason Aldean started teasing a big mystery duet earlier this week, sharing that his next song, “If I Didn’t Love You,” will feature an exciting and familiar voice. “Who do y’all think is singing on this one with me?” Jason
(WASHINGTON) -- One day after the surgeon general warned Americans about what he called the "urgent threat of health misinformation," President Joe Biden didn't mince words when asked for his message to platforms like Facebook about COVID-19 misinformation. "They're killing people," he said. As the president... Read More.