The brother of Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old charged with the shooting rampage at a Parkland, Florida, high school last month, was arrested Monday for allegedly trespassing on the school's campus, according to the Broward County Sheriff's Office.
A British television station broadcast video Monday apparently showing the head of the data analysis firm Cambridge Analytica, which worked for President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, talking about using bribes, traps involving sex workers and other unethical tactics to swing elections around the world.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is preparing to impose a package of $60 billion in annual tariffs against China, following through on a long-time threat that he says will punish China for intellectual property infringement and create more American jobs. The tariff package, which Trump plans to unveil by Friday, was confirmed by four senior administration officials.
My bike was stolen on a weekend in early March. It was half my fault, half my husband's fault, and 100 percent the fault of the person who stole it. Left with a lock, a front wheel and a heavy heart, I did the only thing I could think of: I decided to leave the thief a little note. Okay, it was a big note. Armed with yellow paint, I crafted an 8-by-3-foot cardboard sign and hung it across the entire front of my landlord's Brooklyn brownstone (with his permission). It said: "To the person who stole my bicycle "I hope you need it more than I do.
WASHINGTON - Amtrak officials have quietly ended discounts for students and AAA members and raised the age requirement for senior discounts to 65. The discounts, which offered up to 10 percent off tickets, were discontinued earlier this year as part of a shift in strategy for the passenger rail service as it attempts to mirror pricing strategies used in other modes of transportation.
A 13-year-old girl in Mississippi has died after being shot by her 9-year-old brother over a fight about video games, police say. The shooting took place around 12:30 p.m. Saturday at a home in northeast Mississippi, Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell told The Washington Post on Monday. Cantrell, who happened to be in the area and was the first officer to respond, said he arrived to a scene he'll never forget.
A battle for big data is brewing in the oil patch. The service companies that map underground pockets of oil, drill the wells and lift crude from miles below are generating vast new amounts of data they never before realized could be valuable. But their exploration customers are essentially saying hands off to anything coming out of their wells, including the streams of zeros and 1s.
You know the saying. You have to crack a few eggs to make . . . some eggs. But which eggs to crack? According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service, Americans consumed a little over 19 pounds of eggs per person in 2015, the most recent year with available statistics. That's the equivalent of 144 eggs, and sometimes it feels as if there are nearly that many options when you're staring at the display case in the grocery store.
Uber has halted testing of its autonomous vehicles across North America, the company announced, after a woman was struck and killed by one of its self-driving cars in Tempe, Ariz. early Monday. The moratorium on testing includes San Francisco, Phoenix, Pittsburgh and Toronto, Uber said. The National Transportation Safety Board has opened an investigation into the crash, said Eric Weiss, a spokesman for the NTSB. Uber issued a short statement.
U.S. and European officials on Sunday called for Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg to explain how personal information about tens of millions of users ended up in the hands of a data analysis firm that worked for President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign - without the permission or knowledge of the vast majority of those affected.