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Political divide forms social media relationships

MIT Sloan study finds strong evidence of political bias in formation of social media ties By Brooke Crothers Researchers at MIT Sloan School of Management found that politics is the tie that binds strangers on social media. Democrats and Republicans are...

Democratic push for student loan forgiveness welcome news to college students

President Biden delivers remarks on the state of the economy and the need for the American Rescue Plan by Natalie Kucko AA Sen. Chuck Schumer and other Democratic leaders introduce proposal for federal student loan forgiveness Thursday....
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Anti vaxxers used ‘Stop the Steal’ crusade to advance their own conspiracy theories

By Curt Devine and Drew Griffin As the Trump faithful gathered around the Capitol on January 6, two conspiracy theories peddling in government mistrust converged: The fraudulent belief that the election was stolen, and the dangerous narrative that...

Parler CEO Fired After He Cracked Down on QAnon terrorists

Todd Spangler   The chief executive of Parler said he was fired by the board of directors of the “free speech” social-media company — whose app was kicked off the internet for hosting violent content after the Jan....

Fox, Giuliani sued for $2.7 billion by Smartmatic over election

  Voting company sues Fox, Giuliani over election fraud claims JOSHUA GOODMAN A voting technology company is suing Fox News, three of its hosts and two former lawyers for former President Donald Trump — Rudy Giuliani and...
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Biden’s immigration executive orders to reunite separated families

By Priscilla Alvarez President Joe Biden signed three executive orders Tuesday that take aim at his predecessor's hardline immigration policies and try to rectify the consequences of those policies, including by establishing a task force designed to reunite...
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Tech billionaire Elon Musk says he’s off Twitter

Tech billionaire Elon Musk says he's off Twitter 'for a while' Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Tuesday that he was off Twitter Tech billionaire Elon Musk said Tuesday he was taking a break from Twitter "for...
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Trump Last-Day Deal With ICE Ties Biden’s Hands

Zolan Kanno-Youngs and Charlie Savage WASHINGTON — A whistleblower complaint filed Monday said a top Trump homeland security official sought to constrain the Biden administration’s immigration agenda by agreeing to hand policy controls to the...
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Wilmington 1898: When white supremacists overthrew a US government

A violent mob, whipped into a frenzy by politicians, tearing apart a town to overthrow the elected government. Following state elections in 1898, white supremacists moved into the US port of Wilmington, North Carolina, then...
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Tim Cook May Have Just Ended Facebook

  BY JUSTIN BARISO@JUSTINJBARISO Getty Images What happens when an unstoppable force hits an immovable object? In a recent speech at Brussels' International Data Privacy Day, Apple CEO Tim Cook went on the offensive against Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook. Cook's speech seems...

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