Ashika Richards

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THE PEOPLE'S STATION V103

Today in SMH news: Floyd Mayweather now claims he slept with T.I.'s wife, Tiny. Watch the video here: http://on.vibe.com/1qoV6N6

Deborah Cox covers "I Will Always Love You" for the upcoming Whitney Houston biopic. Does she nail it? Listen here: http://on.vibe.com/Ui3Eqg

Vanishing point: five ways to become invisible

From HG Wells to JK Rowling, invisibility has long been the stuff of fiction. Not any more. Here Philip Ball explains five methods that scientists are researching to make things 'disappear'<p>Here's how you could become invisible in the middle ages: grind up an owl's eye with a ball of beetle dung and …

San Francisco city government wants to give your data back to you

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has just announced the city’s open data strategic plan, which aims to “broaden the focus of open data from simply publishing to making it available in a manner that fosters better use of the data.” This plan came five months after the appointment of Joy Bonaguro as the …

Uber Is Being Audited By Rudy Giuliani's Team About Its Driver Background Check Process

Recently, some of Uber's drivers have stirred up negative press with stories of passengers being kidnapped and causing accidents. Uber says it wants to be the "gold standard" of safety, and it has been mulling over a third-party audit for a long time. It has asked Giuliani and his team at Giuliani …

Talking the Cloud Business with Amazon CTO Werner Vogels

Amazon's cloud business may be the second-fastest-growing software company after Google.<p>In its relatively short eight-year life-span, there’s a lot we’ve come to know — and yet a lot more that we don’t — about Amazon Web Services.<p>When it launched in 2006, the idea of renting computing capacity on a …

Report: Samsung and Google Butt Heads Over Smartwatches

Are Google and Samsung fighting over Tizen's role in wearables? According to a new report, the answer is yes.<p>According to <i>The Information</i>, Google CEO …

KKK Recruitment Fliers Shock Orange Country, California, Residents

Residents of an Orange County community still cannot believe what landed on their doorsteps: a recruiting flier for the Ku Klux Klan.<p>Read more here.

U.S. Sentencing Commission cuts prison terms for 46,000 inmates

The U.S. Sentencing Commission voted Friday to slash the sentences of 46,000 inmates serving time for drug offenses, the latest move by federal officials to ease decades-old policies that have clogged the nation's prisons.<p>If the decision is not blocked by Congress, nearly half of federal prisoners …

HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in US over decade

NEW YORK (AP) — The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past decade, a government study finds. …

10-Year-Old Girl Hit by Stray Bullet

An 11-year-old girl has died after she was struck by a stray bullet in a West Side Chicago home Friday evening.<p>It happened in the 3900 block of West …

California tightens handgun restrictions

SACRAMENTO California (Reuters) - California has banned the sale of single-shot handguns that can be altered into semi-automatic weapons, handing a modest victory to proponents of tougher gun laws while striving to protect antique collectors.<p>The new rules ere signed into law on Friday by Governor …

HIV/Aids Experts Killed In MH17 Attack

The shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was a blow to the global fight against Aids. Among its 298 innocent crew and passengers were at least six prominent experts on the disease.<p>Joep Lange, a former president of the International Aids Society, and at least five others headed for a …

Scientists Probe Depths of Mysterious Hole in Siberia

That mysterious crater deep in Siberia will soon be a bit less mysterious; a team of scientists just completed their first survey of the giant hole in northern Yamal — Siberian for "the end of the world." Conspiracy theorists who thought bombs or UFOs might be involved will be disappointed to hear …

Amherst Sued For Trying To Handle A Sexual Assault Case Almost 5 Years Later

A would-be 2014 Amherst College graduate is suing the school for $2 million in damages after it withheld his diploma to investigate allegations that he sexually assaulted a former roommate almost five years ago.<p>Last month, the accused student filed a lawsuit against Amherst in U.S. District Court …

Outrage after Indian girl, 6, raped at her school

A 6-year-old girl's rape and alleged police inaction in India has outraged hundreds of parents who held a protest and march Saturday.<p>The group was angered by the delay in arresting two school employees accused of sexually assaulting the young girl in a private school, Indo-Asian News Service …

Experts: Social media can feed Munchausen by proxy

Plane crashes near New York's Lake Placid; 3 dead

NORTH ELBA, N.Y. (AP) — A small plane crashed Saturday while attempting to land at an airport near Lake Placid, killing all three people on …