Facebook says social media scrolling can make you feel bad

/ Dec 16, 2017

Facebook says social media scrolling can make you feel bad

It's not quite like tobacco companies warning about the dangers of smoking, but Facebook is acknowledging something many already know: Using social media can be bad for your health. The social media giant whose platform has become a daily addiction for hundreds of millions of ...

'Star Wars' fans get a first look at 'The Last Jedi'

/ Dec 15, 2017

'Star Wars' fans get a first look at 'The Last Jedi'

The planets have aligned and the Force is even stronger for the "Star Wars" community. On Thursday evening, hundreds of fans filled Toho Cinemas Roppongi for one of the first global premieres of "The Last Jedi," the latest film in the well-loved series, with ...

Twitter changes reason for allowing Trump's anti-Muslim retweets

/ Dec 2, 2017

Twitter changes reason for allowing Trump's anti-Muslim retweets

Twitter Inc. said it allowed anti-Muslim videos that were retweeted by President Donald Trump because they didn't break rules on forbidden content, backtracking from an earlier rationale that the posts were newsworthy. On Thursday, a Twitter spokesperson said "there may be the rare occasion when ...

Taxes and tweets: Senate Democrats mock text of GOP bill

/ Dec 2, 2017

Taxes and tweets: Senate Democrats mock text of GOP bill

As the Senate neared a momentous vote on the sweeping Republican tax bill, Senate Democrats mocked the nearly 500-page printed text of the legislation — complaining it was given to them at the last minute before the vote. And it had illegible, hand-written notes in ...

Nov 23, 2017

Woman raises more than $60K for homeless man who helped her

A New Jersey woman who was helped by a homeless man after she ran out of gas on an interstate in Philadelphia has raised more than $60,000 for the good Samaritan. Kate McClure, 27, started the Gofundme.com campaign earlier this month after she said she ...