School board in Virginia may end transgender bathroom ban

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — For nearly four years, Gavin Grimm has been suing his former school district after it banned him from using the boys bathrooms in high school. Along the way, he's...

Potential privacy lapse found in Americans' 2010 census data

WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal team at the Census Bureau found that basic personal information collected from more than 100 million Americans during the 2010 head count could be reconstructed from encr...

Key moments in actor Jussie Smollett's Chicago attack

CHICAGO (AP) — "Empire" actor and R&B singer Jussie Smollett told Chicago police last month that two men physically attacked him and yelled racial and homophobic slurs. Some key ...

Key moments in actor Jussie Smollett's Chicago attack

CHICAGO (AP) — "Empire" actor and R&B singer Jussie Smollett told Chicago police last month that two men physically attacked him and yelled racial and homophobic slurs. Some key ...

Amazon's stormy week will blow over, but debris will stay

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It's been a complicated few weeks for Amazon, what with its abrupt pullout from a massive New York City development, extortion claims related to intimate photos taken by its found...

Report: Facebook, FTC discussing 'multibillion dollar' fine

NEW YORK (AP) — A report says Facebook and the Federal Trade Commission are negotiating a "multibillion dollar" fine for the social network's privacy lapses. The Washington Post said...

National Taiwan University president made unreported NT$18 million: Control Yuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – National Taiwan University (NTU) President Kuan Chung-ming (管中閔) made at least NT$18 million (US$583,000) from unreported work during the 15 years that he held official fu...

California governor wants users to profit from online data

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom says the state's consumers should get a piece of the billions of dollars that technology companies make off the personal data they collect. ...

Google to invest $13 billion in new US offices, data centers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google said today it will invest more than $13 billion in building data centers and offices across the U.S in 2019. The Mountain View, California-based company e...

Germany charges 8 Albanians in 1.8-ton cocaine seizure

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say eight Albanians have been charged with smuggling some 1.8 tons of cocaine into Germany in banana boxes in an elaborate scheme to run drugs from South America into ...

The Latest: Smollett defends redacted phone records

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the attack on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett(all times local): 3:25 p.m. Jussie Smollett is disputing any sugges...

Cardi B deactivates Instagram account after Grammy criticism

NEW YORK (AP) — Cardi B has deactivated her Instagram account following social media criticism of her winning a Grammy for best rap album. Some people said the 26-year-old rapper did...

Neighbors of London's Tate Modern gallery lose privacy fight

LONDON (AP) — Neighbors of London's Tate Modern have lost a legal fight to force the art gallery to close a viewing platform that gives visitors a view into their homes. Owners of fo...

The Latest: Judge keeps Planned Parenthood names sealed

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Undercover Planned Parenthood video case (all times local): 5 p.m. A judge says the names of 14 Planned Parenthood workers and ot...

Pair who secretly filmed Planned Parenthood fight charges

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Planned Parenthood is making an unusual legal demand to join California's criminal prosecution of two anti-abortion activists charged with invasion of privacy for secretly making ...