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Twitter responds to Trump executive order on social media calling it a 'reactionary and politicized approach to a landmark law'
Twitter wrote that any attempts to unilaterally erode Section 230 threatens "the future of online speech and Internet freedoms."
'People all across this country are enraged and rightly so': Biden reacts to George Floyd's 'brutal death' and calls it a reminder of systemic racism
"Everyday African Americans go about their lives with constant anxiety and trauma of wondering, 'Will I be next?'" the former vice president said.
'Any difficulty and we will assume control but, when the looting starts, the shooting starts': Trump threatens to send in National Guard in response to protests over George Floyd's death
"I can't stand back & watch this happen to a great American City, Minneapolis," the president tweeted, blaming Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey.
Minnesota prosecutor compares George Floyd killing to case of Freddie Gray, saying he 'will not rush to justice' despite calls to charge police
"I'm going to do this right," prosecutor Mike Freeman said. "And those folks who know me in the African community know I will do my very level best."
Target is closing 24 stores in Minnesota 'until further notice' amid looting and protests following the death of George Floyd
Target is closing 10 locations in Minneapolis and St. Paul, as well as 14 more in the surrounding region.
All 50 states have relaxed stay-at-home rules, but the activities residents can do in various places differs widely.
Trump's executive order specifically calls out his feud with Twitter over its move to add fact-check labels to his misleading tweets about mail-in voting
Trump's directive comes days after Twitter added a fact-checking label to the president's tweets that falsely linked vote-by-mail ballots to fraud.
The Chinese CDC now says the coronavirus didn't jump to people at the Wuhan wet market — instead, it was the site of a super-spreader event
The origin of the new coronavirus still isn't known. But according to the Chinese CDC, it isn't the wet market in Wuhan.
Trump said he wanted to shut down Twitter moments after signing an executive order emphasizing his 'commitment to free and open debate on the internet'
President Trump and his allies have repeatedly excoriated Twitter and Facebook for what they characterize as censorship and anti-conservative bias.
Elon Musk doesn't take a salary for running Tesla, and most of his wealth is tied up in stock. Now, he can buy even more shares at a big discount.
Trump signs executive order threatening social-media companies after Twitter fact-checked his tweets
First Amendment experts say Trump has "absolutely no legal authority" to regulate or shut down social-media companies he disagrees with.
The most devastating takeaways from Netflix's new docuseries on Jeffrey Epstein and his 'molestation pyramid scheme'
Epstein's victims said they reported the sex trafficking ring to the FBI in 1996 — a decade before the financier received a controversial plea deal.
Americans are cutting up and throwing away their stimulus debit cards, mistakenly thinking it's a scam
The Treasury Department announced last week that it would send about 4 million debit cards loaded with stimulus payments to Americans.
The White House won't explain why the official presidential Twitter account doesn't retweet Trump's most controversial tweets
"The White House complies with the relevant records laws, including as they apply to social media platforms," a White House spokesman told Insider.
Photos show democracy protests reigniting in Hong Kong after China passed a sweeping measure to crush the city's autonomy
Critics of the new law have called it the "end of Hong Kong" and see it as retaliation for last year's protests against China's extradition bill.
Trump and his allies have politicized wearing masks, but the vast majority of Americans say they cover their faces to prevent the spread of COVID-19
The majority of Americans — including self-identified Republicans and Trump's own supporters — regularly follow government guidance to wear a mask.
Forget Twitter, the Trump campaign's frivolous lawsuits are next-level threats to the First Amendment
Trump's campaign sued a small TV station that ran an anti-Trump ad. The suit will probably fail, but bogus lawsuits can cause financial ruin.
Nancy Pelosi slams Mark Zuckerberg for 'pandering' to Trump by attacking Twitter's fact-check of his false claims
"Their business model is to make money at the expense of the truth and the facts," Pelosi said of Facebook.
The Trump campaign tried to get a satirical cartoon of the president removed from the shopping site Redbubble
Cartoonist Nick Anderson says Trump's team claimed his illustration violated the president's trademark.
The asteroid that killed the dinosaurs struck at a perfect angle to inflict maximum planetwide damage, a study found
The asteroid 66 million years ago that led to the extinction of the dinosaurs hit at a 60-degree angle — ensuring maximum death and destruction.
Trump declared houses of worship essential. Mounting evidence shows they're super-spreader hotspots.
Trump says in-person religious services are essential. But evidence shows they can be hotbeds for coronavirus spread.
It's highly unlikely you'll ever catch the coronavirus from food. It's much more important to keep your distance from others when dining out.
New Zealand has no new coronavirus cases and just discharged its last hospital patient. Here are the secrets to the country's success.
New Zealand has reported zero new coronavirus cases over the last five days, and just discharged its last hospital patient. Here's what it did right.
'No mask — no entry': New York Gov. Cuomo says he'll sign an executive order allowing businesses to refuse service to people who won't wear masks
"No mask — no entry," said New York's governor. The executive order will give businesses the power to keep people without masks from entering.
Coronavirus, a heat wave, and locusts create a perfect storm in one of the world's most populous countries
The triple disaster has drawn biblical comparisons and is complicating efforts to ease one of the world's strictest coronavirus-related lockdowns.
Georgia's coronavirus cases haven't spiked since reopening — but there isn't a strong downward trend either
It's tempting to celebrate the data as a sign that reopening Georgia won't worsen its COVID-19 outbreak, but it's still early to draw that conclusion.
Texas coronavirus cases decline as businesses reopen and people resume social lives, but Houston mayor warns, 'The virus is still here'
Shops, nail salons, movie theaters, churches, beaches, bars, and restaurants are now open to the public with physical distancing.
Moscow is painting over the Russian markings on its jet fighters and sending them to fight a proxy war against Turkey in Libya
The Russian government has consistently denied directly intervening in the Libyan conflict. The photos show otherwise.
SpaceX can't wait even 1 second for bad weather to pass for a rocket launch with people because it could endanger their entire mission
NASA and SpaceX mission controllers said the weather might clear in 10 minutes. But the Falcon 9 rocket can't wait even a second.
Leaked memo reveals American Airlines is offering up to a decade of free flights and frequent-flyer miles to some employees who voluntarily quit ahead of layoffs
American Airlines released new voluntary buyout offers for its management and support employees, ahead of layoffs planned for later this year.
Elizabeth Warren accuses airlines and the Treasury Department of violating bailout terms as major airlines cut workers' take-home pay
Sen. Elizabeth Warren asked Treasury Sec. Steven Mnuchin why airlines were being permitted to cut work hours despite terms in the bailout package.
The president has refused to wear a face mask, despite significant evidence that face coverings help contain the spread of COVID-19.
CVS allegedly charged local insurers $180.99 for blood pressure medication that they offered for $11.99 to people in their cash discount program.
Japan has declared its state of emergency over. Many are wondering how the country managed to have a lower COVID-19 death rate.
Twitter provides greater transparency into lawmakers' thinking. That's a good thing, especially when they're metaphorically showing their rear ends.
Elon Musk said he spent 3 to 4 years working on SpaceX's new spacesuits and hopes the design gets kids 'fired up' about astronauts
Musk said it was important that the NASA crew members wear spacesuits that "both look good and work well."
The UK has recorded the highest coronavirus death rate in the world, according to new analysis.
Minneapolis Target descends into chaos as looters smash windows, destroy shelves, and haul away everything inside amid protests against the death of George Floyd
Videos and photos show overturned shopping carts, empty shelves, smashed windows, and people hauling away televisions and other expensive goods.
Los Angeles will allow religious gatherings of up to 100 people, which some fear could contribute to the spread of the coronavirus.
China passes landmark legislation to force national security laws in Hong Kong, effectively crushing the city's autonomy
China approved new national security legislation for Hong Kong on Thursday in a major blow to the city's autonomy.
A new poll found one in 5 Americans said they'd refuse a COVID-19 vaccine, which companies are racing to create
The AP-NORC poll's results were unveiled on the same day when the US reached a grim milestone of 100,000 deaths from the novel coronavirus.
Republican politician waited a week to reveal positive COVID-19 test — while calling for an end to coronavirus lockdown
Pennsylvania state Rep. Andrew Lewis tested positive on May 20. A day later, he was calling for an end to Pennsylvania's lockdown.
Attorney General William Barr has tapped an outside prosecutor to investigate allegations of 'unmasking' related to the Russia probe
The inquiry "can shed light on and give us a better understanding of what happened with respect to President Trump" and his campaign, a DOJ spokesperson said.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responds to criticism after dustup over adding fact-check labels to Trump's tweets
Dorsey said the links are used to "connect the dots of conflicting statements and show the information in dispute so people can judge for themselves."
US mission to the UN accuses China of 'exploiting COVID-19' to distract from abuses in Hong Kong as tensions boil over
The US has called for the United Nations Security Council to convene over China's aggressive push for national security laws in Hong Kong.