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Yost, 19 other AGs call for end to Disinformation Governance Board, cite threat to free speech

The Department of Homeland Security has so far released few details on how the Disinformation Governance Board will function and what powers it will have. → Read More

Did anyone win the $473 million Powerball jackpot Wednesday?

The second-largest Powerball jackpot of the year was up for grabs Wednesday, and the final amount turned out to be much higher than anticipated. → Read More

A couple of Monday Powerball players are at least $1 million richer

Monday's Powerball jackpot was quite a bit larger than initially projected. At least a couple of players are picking up a cool $1 million. → Read More

'Free-speech absolutist' Elon Musk buys Twitter

After weeks of back-and-forth, Twitter announced a $44 billion deal. → Read More

Powerball jackpot rises to $421M

While nobody won the jackpot Saturday, two people in Arizona and Florida are taking home $1 million. → Read More

55 reports of overhead garage storage racks falling prompt recall

There have been dozens of reports of the racks falling from garage ceilings, one of which bruised and cut a person's face. → Read More

Check your kitchen for these recalled foods. They may have listeria.

Whole Foods Market Red Lentil Dal, sold at Whole Foods, and "Hippie Organics" French Beans, sold at some Whole Foods, Aldi and Lidl stores, may have listeria. → Read More

Was Hulu down for you Thursday? You're not alone.

A website that tracks user reports of online service outages showed a large spike in reported Hulu disruptions that lasted nearly two hours. → Read More

Mars moon will crash into Red Planet. This video will help NASA know when.

The Mars Perseverance rover has sent back a stunning video showing the larger of the Red Planet's two moons passing in front of the sun. → Read More

One $2 million Powerball ticket sold Wednesday; Jackpot rises to $400 million

Powerball is celebrating its 30th birthday this week. Wednesday marked the second-largest jackpot of the year. → Read More

Verizon confirms service disruptions Wednesday

Cell phone customers nationwide reported problems making calls Wednesday. Verizon said there was a disruption in its fiber network. → Read More

Netflix warns it's going to start cracking down on password sharing

The announcement on password sharing comes as Netflix revealed it lost 200,000 subscribers to start 2022 and expects to lose 2 million more by summer. → Read More

Get up before dawn to see four planets lined up in the morning sky

Four planets in our solar system will be in a nearly straight line in the sky for the next few nights. Here's when and where to look for this rare event. → Read More

Bubble bath recalled for potentially risky bacterium

The bacterium found in the bubble bath poses little risk to healthy people, but the company said it could be hazardous to some specific groups. → Read More

Did anyone win the $352.5 million Powerball jackpot?

Powerball is celebrating its 30th birthday this week and it launched with the second-largest jackpot of the year Monday. → Read More

How many unruly airline passenger incidents were related to face masks?

A federal judge just voided a rule for public transit that was the most-cited reason for unruly airline passenger behavior since the start of 2021. → Read More

RNC quits Commission on Presidential Debates

The Republican National Committee voted unanimously to end involvement in general election presidential debates with the commission it called "biased." → Read More

Recall alert: If you're crafting with this glue gun, stop now

There have been at least four reports of fires linked to crafting glue guns sold at Dollar Tree and Family Dollar, prompting a recall of 1 million of them. → Read More

Dozens of injuries prompt recall of 155,000 refrigerators nationwide

The freezer handle can come off the recalled refrigerator, causing the user to fall down. There are at least three reports of serious injuries. → Read More

Reach space with no rockets? NASA agrees to test flight with new launch system

A system that hopes to fling satellites into space at 5,000 mph without a need for rockets just got a boost from NASA. Here's how it works. → Read More