Apr 20, 2016

Press freedom has declined around the world, watchdog says

Media freedom around the world has suffered a “deep and disturbing decline” due to by pressure from governments and businesses, an international media watchdog said Wednesday. The Paris-based Reporters Without Borders said in an annual report that many of the world’s leaders have developed ...

Apr 11, 2016

U.K.'s Daily Mail in early talks over bid for Yahoo

The owner of Britain’s Daily Mail newspaper and media group is in early talks over a bid for the ailing U.S. Internet company Yahoo. A spokesman for the DailyMail.com said Sunday that, given the success of its site and Elite Daily, it has “been ...

Apr 7, 2016

White House declines to support encryption legislation: sources

The White House is declining to offer public support for draft legislation that would empower judges to require technology companies such as Apple Inc. to help law enforcement crack encrypted data, sources familiar with the discussions said. The decision all but assures that the ...

Apr 5, 2016

Killer of New York's 'Kitty' Genovese dies in prison

The convicted murderer of Catherine “Kitty” Genovese, a 28-year-old New York City bartender whose 1964 slaying became a notorious symbol of urban indifference, has died in prison at age 81, corrections officials said Monday. Winston Moseley was serving a life sentence for the rape ...