• Northern Illinois Sep 6

    Lombardi Lifts Northern Illinois Past Georgia Tech, 22-21

    Thomas Hammock had no interest in his underdog Northern Illinois team settling for an overtime against Georgia Tech.

  • director Mar 5, 2019

    As 2020 Nears, Pressure Grows to Replace Voting Machines

    Time and money are running short for states to replace aging or inadequate voting machines before the 2020 presidential primaries, according to a report released Tuesday. State and local election officials in 31 states say they want to replace their voting equipment before the elections, but the vast majority said they don’t have enough money to do so, according to...

  • Governor Jan 2, 2019

    Changes May Be Ahead for Criticized Georgia Election System

    Georgia’s outdated election system has drawn criticism from cybersecurity experts and voting integrity advocates, and now a commission tasked with examining potential replacements is preparing to make recommendations to lawmakers. The paperless system was closely scrutinized during last year’s nationally watched gubernatorial race between Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp, who was Georgia’s secretary of state and chief elections...

  • Emilie Mutert Oct 23, 2018

    WWE Star Roman Reigns Announces He Has Leukemia

    WWE wrestler Roman Reigns says he will step away from the ring because he has leukemia. The 33-year-old Reigns, whose real name is Joe Anoa’i, made the announcement Monday night to open the episode of “Raw.” He was originally diagnosed in 2008 at age 22, though he quickly went into remission. He’s been fighting the disease since.

  • Massachusetts Jul 28, 2018

    Scientists Say Record Heat, Fires Worsened by Climate Change

    Heat waves are setting all-time temperature records across the globe, again. Europe suffered its deadliest wildfire in more than a century, and one of nearly 90 large fires in the U.S. West burned dozens of homes and forced the evacuation of at least 37,000 people near Redding, California. Flood-inducing downpours have pounded the U.S. East this week. It’s all part...

  • director Jun 18, 2018

    Global Warming Cooks Up ‘a Different World' Over 3 Decades

    On June 23, 1988, a sultry day in Washington, James Hansen told Congress and the world that global warming wasn’t approaching — it had already arrived. The testimony of the top NASA scientist, said Rice University historian Douglas Brinkley, was “the opening salvo of the age of climate change.” Thirty years later, it’s clear that Hansen and other doomsayers were...

  • georgia Apr 25, 2018

    NCAA Basketball Reform Panel: Ban Cheats, End 1-and-Done, Let Players Go Pro

    The Commission on College Basketball sharply directed the NCAA to take control of the sport, calling for sweeping reforms to separate pro and college tracks, permit players to return to school after going undrafted by the NBA and ban cheating coaches for life. The independent commission, led by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, released a detailed 60-page report Wednesday,...

  • facebook Mar 28, 2018

    Under Scrutiny, Facebook Revamps Privacy Tools

    Facebook is giving its privacy tools a makeover as it reels from criticisms over its data practices and faces tighter European regulations in the coming months. The changes won’t affect Facebook’s privacy policies or the types of data it gathers on users. But the company hopes its 2.2 billion users will have an easier time navigating its complex and often...

  • facebook Mar 26, 2018

    What Facebook's Privacy Policy Allows May Surprise You

    To get an idea of the data Facebook collects about you, just ask for it. You’ll get a file with every photo and comment you’ve posted, all the ads you’ve clicked on, stuff you’ve liked and searched for and everyone you’ve friended — and unfriended — over the years. Now, the company is under fire for collecting data on people’s...

  • Chicago Mar 19, 2018

    Want to Avoid the Flu While Flying? Try a Window Seat

    Worried about catching a cold or the flu on an airplane? Get a window seat, and don’t leave it until the flight is over.

  • Donald Trump Dec 5, 2017

    ‘He's Out of There': LaVar Ball Pulls Son LiAngelo Out of UCLA

    LiAngelo Ball, one of three UCLA basketball players placed on indefinite suspension following their shoplifting arrests in China, will be leaving the team and the university, officials said Monday.

  • Donald Trump Nov 15, 2017

    UCLA Basketball Players Detained in China Over Shoplifting Allegations Return to LA

    Three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting returned home to Los Angeles Tuesday.

  • China Nov 12, 2017

    As UCLA Team Returns to US, 3 Players Arrested on Shoplifting Charges Stay in China: Source

    The UCLA basketball team is heading back to Los Angeles without three players arrested on shoplifting charges in China, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Saturday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the matter. NBC News has not independently confirmed the report. UCLA Athletics did not return phone...

  • spokesman Oct 27, 2017

    Georgia Election Server Wiped After Suit Filed

    A computer server crucial to a lawsuit against Georgia election officials was quietly wiped clean by its custodians just after the suit was filed, The Associated Press has learned....
    The server’s data was destroyed July 7 by technicians at the Center for Elections Systems at Kennesaw State University, which runs the state’s election system. The data wipe was revealed in an...

  • georgia Oct 16, 2017

    NCAA Corruption Probe Prompts Internal Reviews Across College Hoops

    The spate of arrests, details of under-the-table bribes to teenagers and the downfall of one of the sport’s best-known coaches has triggered uncomfortable soul-searching among the institutions at the heart of college basketball, including internal reviews by more than two dozen schools of their own prominent programs. At stake is the future of a business that, over the span of...

  • georgia Oct 12, 2017

    Led by Condoleezza Rice, NCAA to Study College Hoops After Bribery, Fraud Probe

    The NCAA said it will form a commission to study the inner workings of college basketball in response a federal investigation into bribery and fraud that rocked the sport and implicated several assistant coaches. The NCAA announced the commission Wednesday and said former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will lead the committee. “We need to do right by student-athletes,” NCAA...

  • Technology Mar 16, 2017

    How Virtual Reality Is Helping Heal Soldiers With PTSD

    While more than 50 clinicians around the U.S. are trained to use the Virtual Reality treatment, the current step in the research is to demonstrate that it is more effective than having patients simply describe their trauma from memory. The idea behind virtual reality therapy is to take a patient back to the memory of their trauma over and over...

  • Donald Trump Feb 20, 2017

    Atlanta, Other Cities Eye Test Tracks for Self-Driving Cars

    Self-driving vehicles could begin tooling down a bustling Atlanta street full of cars, buses, bicyclists and college students, as the city vies with other communities nationwide to test the emerging technology. Atlanta would become one of the largest urban areas for testing self-driving vehicles if plans come together for a demonstration as early as September. Nationwide, 10 sites were designated...

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