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Here We Go Again: The Long (and Frustrating) Journey of Equal Pay for Women

Let's play a little game.<p>Let's say you're a hard-working working woman. You're trying to make ends meet and doing okay -- the economy is tough, but you're tougher.<p>Still, it's a struggle. Suddenly, someone walks up to you and hands you a $10,000 check. You're thrilled, of course, and immediately …

T-Mobile’s silence on government data requests only raises more questions

T-Mobile is receiving far more data requests from government than other wireless carriers, and the “Uncarrier” is offering precious little explanation of why that’s so.<p>T-Mobile received nearly 351,940 government requests for data in 2014. AT&T has roughly twice the number of subscribers, yet …

Top Climate Research Scientist Blasts Media For Lying About Climate Research Report

1/ The 4th US National Climate Assessment is out<p>I expect you'll want to hear what it says about extreme weatherhttps://t.co/1Jm3kMR6Ii<p>— Roger Pielke …

Climate Change

Hospitals are helping make us all sick

Greenhouse gas emissions from health care will be responsible for the loss of thousands of years of life.<p>Skin and gastrointestinal infections are on the rise in Houston, Texas as the result of sewage-laden floodwaters. In Puerto Rico, the thousands of people living without clean water are at an …

Chelsea face second Fifa investigation in eight years over youth transfer policy

Chelsea are under investigation for the second time in eight years over a potential breach of Fifa regulations on youth players.<p>The governing body confirmed on Tuesday it had launched an inquiry into the club’s conduct involving signing foreigners under the age of 18.<p>Chelsea overturned a transfer …

Soccer

World leaders urged to act on 'post-antibiotic apocalypse' by chief medical officer

England’s chief medical officer has warned of a “post-antibiotic apocalypse” as she issued a call to action urging global leaders to address the …

Microbiology

Millions Of Netflix Subscribers Received A Scam Email In An Attempt To Steal Personal Information

As many as 110 million Netflix subscribers may have received a scam email alerting them that their account has been suspended, only to be prompted to click on a link that leads to a phishing website with the goal of stealing sensitive personal data and credit card information. The malicious emails …

Identity Theft

Pardoned Chicago-area man who spent decade in Indiana prison sues police

A south suburban man who become the first person in Indiana to receive a gubernatorial pardon based upon innocence filed a lawsuit Monday against the police officers he alleges railroaded him into spending a decade in prison for a crime he did not commit.<p>The federal civil rights complaint, filed in …

Corruption

Water district vote deals major blow to California's delta tunnel project

The board of the Westlands Water District on Tuesday dealt a potentially fatal blow to the most ambitious California water project planned in decades.<p>By a 7-1 vote, the state's largest irrigation district decided not to join California WaterFix — a $17-billion plan to build two tunnels under the …

Trump vindicated? Manafort wiretapping report lends credence to claim

A new report that former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was wiretapped under secret court order could bolster President Trump’s explosive March claim about surveillance under the previous administration, after months of media mockery.<p>The CNN report said the surveillance of Manafort continued into …

NY sheriff tells deputies to ignore Cuomo’s immigration order

A New York county sheriff is telling his deputies to ignore an order from Gov. Andrew Cuomo that instructs state police and other New York officials not to ask individuals about their immigration status, accusing the Democratic governor of trying to score “cheap political points.”<p>Cuomo on Friday …

Leonardo DiCaprio Announces $20 Million Grant to Battle Climate Change and 'Build a Brighter Future'

Leonardo DiCaprio is shelling out big to help combat climate change.<p><i>The</i> <i>Revenant</i> star announced his foundation will be donating a $20 million grant to …

Tensions in St. Louis: How did we get here?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Since white ex-St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley was acquitted Friday in the 2011 fatal shooting of Anthony Lamar Smith, a 24-year-old black man, demonstrators have taken to the streets every night. Largely peaceful in the daytime and sometimes turning violent after dark, the protests …

Justice

Teens are becoming adults later than they used to

Teens are growing up more slowly than they did two decades ago, and today's 18-year-olds act like the 15-year-olds of the 1990s, per a new study. …

Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico Braces For 1st Category 5 Storm To Hit In 100 Years — Disaster

This is BAD! Hurricane Maria has been upgraded to a Category 5 storm and is heading for a direct strike on Puerto Rico. We’ve got details on what the …

40 million slaves in the world, finds new report

<b>London (CNN) —</b> More than 40 million people were estimated to be victims of modern slavery in 2016 -- and one in four of those were children.<p>Those are the findings of a new report produced by the International Labor Organization (ILO), a U.N. agency focusing on labor rights, and the Walk Free …

Forced Labor

China is retaliating against a US university for inviting the Dalai Lama to speak at graduation

Beijing has a lesson for overseas universities: Don’t invite speakers who oppose the Communist Party to big events.<p>A branch of the Chinese government has barred Chinese scholars from receiving state funding to study at the University of California, San Diego, according to people at the school. The …

China