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Recent articles by Catherine:

Why a Wisconsin brewery is crowdfunding lawsuits over the axing of school mask mandates

A Wisconsin beer maker is crowdfunding the legal battle for parents who's children have contracted COVID-19 at schools. → Read More

As stocks soar to historical highs, some experts say conditions ripe for correction

One overvaluation indicator is higher than it was on Black Tuesday. → Read More

Google, YouTube won't allow ads or monetization of content denying climate change

The UN has said the climate change crisis is a "code red" for humanity. → Read More

What to know about Facebook's massive outage that brought the internet to its knees

Some 3.5 billion people use Facebook's family of apps. → Read More

America Strong: How pandemic grief united generations of Asian Americans through food, community

Heart of Dinner served food to elders, but also united the next generation. → Read More

Lawmakers grill Facebook exec over Instagram's impact on teens after internal research leak

Antigone Davis, Facebook's global head of safety, was in the hot seat Thursday. → Read More

San Jose apologizes to Chinese American community for 'a century of discriminatory actions'

A descendant of a survivor of the 1887 Chinatown arson said this brings "peace." → Read More

100 years after Tulsa Race Massacre, survivors and descendants continue to seek justice in court

Three centenarians appeared at a court hearing in Tulsa this week. → Read More

How New York is avoiding potential health care worker shortages as vaccine mandate takes effect

Gov. Kathy Hochul signed an executive order as the vaccination deadline hit. → Read More

Facebook is 'pausing' development of Instagram Kids amid mounting backlash

Lawmakers are calling on Facebook to completely abandon the project. → Read More

China declares cryptocurrency transactions illegal as crackdown continues

Bitcoin, Ethereum and others dipped on Friday after the news from Beijing. → Read More

A century after arson decimated its Chinatown, San Jose to apologize for past racism and injustices

The public apology would come as anti-Asian hate incidents have resurged. → Read More

EU proposes legislation requiring all mobile devices, including iPhones, use a universal charger

While the EU seeks a universal charger for all smartphones, Apple has argued this can hamper innovation. → Read More

Hostess assaulted at NYC restaurant after asking Texas patrons for proof of COVID-19 vaccination

New York City requires at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine to dine indoors. → Read More

Statue of Bitcoin founder honors mysterious 'god' of cryptocurrency

The reflective art piece allows viewers to see themselves in Satoshi Nakamoto. → Read More

Walmart partnering with Ford, Argo AI to test self-driving delivery vehicles

The fleet of autonomous vehicles should soon hit the road in three U.S. cities. → Read More

Job openings hit record high as pandemic-battered Americans reassess work

The number of job openings hit a record high on the last day of July, the Department of Labor said, as businesses struggle to lure back workers amid COVID-19. → Read More

Portland to vote on banning city business with Texas after abortion law

City council members in Oregon's largest city will vote Wednesday. → Read More

At least 13 dead in flood-ravaged New York City: What we know about the victims

Roads were turned into waterways as the remnants of Ida inundated the region. → Read More

Majority of companies plan to have COVID-19 vaccine mandate, survey finds

A new survey indicates that most firms are now planning on having COVID-19 vaccine mandates for their workforce. → Read More