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Don't waste your breath complaining to Equifax about data breach

<b>(CNN) —</b> Last Thursday, Equifax reported a data breach that affects 143 million US customers, about 44% of the population. It's an extremely serious breach; hackers got access to full names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, driver's license numbers -- exactly the sort of information …

Bruce Schneier

No, Hillary Clinton, the First Woman to Win a Major-Party Presidential Nomination, Does Not Need to Shut Up About It

Hillary Clinton will release her election memoir, <i>What Happened</i>, tomorrow, and as is the case with pretty much everything she’s ever done, some people—including those in her own party—are pissed about it. Democrats are “dreading” Clinton’s book tour, according to Politico, with one Democratic …

Justice Dept. supports Arpaio's post-pardon bid to have guilty finding thrown out

The Justice Department on Monday said in a court filing it agrees a judge should erase her finding that former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio violated a court order and was guilty of criminal contempt — a move that would have virtually no practical impact but which Arpaio considers a symbol of …

Joe Arpaio

How to defend yourself against identity theft after the Equifax data breach

To lower the risk of becoming a victim of identity theft and financial fraud after the data breach at Equifax, Americans should place a security "freeze" on their credit reports and delete any suspicious emails that could dupe them into releasing personal data to cyber thieves.<p>That's the advice …

Nike made me a pair of custom sneakers in 46 minutes

Last week, Nike announced the launch of its Makers' Experience, an invite-only, limited-time event where people can design a pair of shoes and have them made in less than hour. And today we had the chance to check it out for ourselves at the company's By You Studio in New York City, a space created …

A 29-year-old is the new CFO of the company behind Jell-O and Oscar Mayer weiners

Warren Buffett may be one of America's oldest CEOs. But a food giant created by a merger deal that was orchestrated between his company and a private-equity firm two years ago just named one of the youngest chief financial officers in the country.<p>On Friday, Kraft Heinz, the producer of veteran food …

Kraft Heinz

I'm a sleep psychologist — here's what we know about marijuana and sleep

This is reflected in the many variations of cannabinoid or cannabis-based medicines available to improve sleep — like Nabilone, Dronabinol, and Marinol.<p>It's also a common reason why many cannabis users seek medical marijuana cards.<p>I am a sleep psychologist who has treated hundreds of patients with …

Cannabis

A man who took apricot kernels to beat cancer got cyanide poisoning

The kernels are believed to treat cancer, but they’re actually poisonous<p>A 67-year-old man in Australia got cyanide poisoning from the apricot kernel extract he was taking to beat cancer. The man didn’t die, but he had abnormally low levels of oxygen in his body — a side effect of cyanide poisoning …

Law Enforcement

China to U.S.: Please stop sending us your junk

For decades, shipping containers have been loaded with American scrap and waste and dispatched to China for recycling.<p>It's a $5 billion annual business that is now in danger of sinking.<p>Beijing notified the World Trade Organization in July that it plans to ban the import of 24 varieties of solid …

China

North Korea threatens 'pain and suffering' ahead of UN sanctions vote

<b>(CNN) —</b> North Korea has warned the United States that it will pay a "due price" if harsh sanctions against the country are agreed at a United Nations Security Council meeting on Monday.<p>North Korea's Foreign Ministry said in a statement published on state media that if the US "does rig up the …

North Korea

‘Uncontacted’ Amazon Tribe Members Reported Killed in Brazil

SÃO PAULO, Brazil — They were members of an uncontacted tribe gathering eggs along the river in a remote part of the Amazon. Then, it appears, they had the bad luck of running into gold miners.<p>Now, federal prosecutors in Brazil have opened an investigation into the reported massacre of about 10 …

Hundreds of whales dead in mass stranding in New Zealand

A whale stranding ranked as one of New Zealand's worst has drawn volunteer rescuers to the South Island's Farewell Spit. They've helped refloat 100 …

Use 375,000 images from the Met however you want, for free

If you want to use images of paintings from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, like <i>Woman with a Parrot</i> by Gustave Courbet (above), you no longer have to worry about rights. All of the Met's approximately 375,000 public-domain artwork images are now available for free, unrestricted use. The new "Open …

A reporter is suing the US government to learn how it vetted Trump’s advisers for security clearances

As a national security correspondent for Newsweek, reporter Jeffrey Stein knows he can’t see classified US government documents and doesn’t want to. He is, however, interested in how some of US president Donald Trump’s closest advisors—including Steve Bannon, Rex Tillerson, and Trump’s own family …

Donald Trump

Millions of Tesla battery cells are powering thousands of LA homes

396 Powerpacks can power 15,000 homes for four hours<p>An enormous Tesla-installed power storage facility is up and running at Southern California Edison’s Mira Loma substation in Ontario, California. The facility, announced last fall, holds enough energy to power 15,000 homes for four hours — 80 …

250,000 smartphones light up the night in massive anti-corruption protests in Romania

The week-long anti-corruption protests in Romania culminated on Sunday with a huge gathering of people in the country’s capital and surrounding major …

Europe

A neurobiologist says medical marijuana could solve the US opioid abuse crisis

Americans are in pain. Over 2.5 million people in the US are addicted to opioids, the US Department of Health and Human Services reports. About 80 die daily from opioid overdoses. It’s gotten so bad that even conservative state legislators want to legalize medical marijuana, arguing it’s a safer, …

Cannabis

Kerry, Panetta, ex-CIA officials tell court Trump order will ‘endanger troops in the field’

Former secretaries of state John F. Kerry and Madeleine Albright, along with Leon Panetta and other former top national security officials, entered the fray over President Trump’s travel ban early Monday with an unusual declaration stating that it “undermines” national security and will “endanger …

Immigration

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative donates $3.6M to fight SF Bay housing crisis

The rise of tech startups around San Francisco has contributed to a rise in rents that’s pushing families out of the Bay Area. Crooked landlords use legal loopholes to evict families so they can jack up prices and move in richer tenants. But now one of the Bay’s wealthiest families is putting a …

These 127 companies are fighting Donald Trump's travel ban

A long list of firms, from the largest in the nation to startups, have joined together to support the legal fight against President Donald Trump's travel ban.<p>Tech companies frequently depend on immigrant labor.<p>The travel ban has been put on hold by a federal appeals court. On Sunday and Monday, 127 …

CNN

Fed's Harker Says a March Interest Rate Increase Is 'on the Table'

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker said Monday he could support raising short-term interest rates at the central bank's next meeting in March.<p>"I think March is on the table. I would never take a meeting off the table," Mr. Harker told reporters after a speech in San …

Economics

How to become a ‘clean thinker’ and get rid of middle-aged brain fog

I first noticed it on the school run. Every day, a teacher would be stationed outside the classroom door to shepherd the children into the arms of their waiting parents. But one day, as I was about to exchange our usual greeting, my face reddened. I couldn’t remember the teacher’s name.<p>So it came …

Cardiovascular System

Apollo Investment Suffers Oil and Gas Losses in Its Fiscal Third Quarter

Image source: Getty Images.<p><b>Apollo Investment</b> (NASDAQ: AINV) reported that its oil and gas investments weighed on its earnings in its fiscal third quarter earnings for 2017. The company reported operating income of $36.4 million this quarter, partially offset by net capital losses of $25 …

Investing

When Old Medicine Goes Bad

Most of us have reached for a painkiller, at one time or another, only to discover the date on the label shows it has expired. But what does an "expiration" date on medicine really mean? Is it dangerous if you take it anyway? Less effective?<p>It turns out that date stamped on the label actually means …

Medicine

The Badass Mouse That Turns Scorpion Venom Into a Painkiller

Author: Matt Simon. Matt Simon Science<p>Date of Publication: 02.06.17.<p>Time of Publication: 10:00 am. 10:00 am<p>Humans have certain expectations of mice: …

Uber sues Seattle over law allowing drivers to unionize

Liberal city of the Northwest vs. global ride-hailing juggernaut<p>Late last month, Uber sued the city of Seattle, challenging the city’s authority to implement a landmark law allowing drivers in the gig economy to unionize. It was an opening shot in what is likely to be a long and costly legal battle.<p>…

Supreme Court sets tough insider trading rule

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court sought to crack down on insider trading Tuesday, ruling unanimously that tips passed between relatives and friends are illegal even if the corporate insider receives no financial benefit.<p>The decision marked the first time the high court had clarified what constitutes …

Preet Bharara

At the intersection of photography and architecture

Christian Borger aims to bring together his two creative interests, photography and architectural design, and his Instagram account (@chrisventures) …

Architecture
Nikki Haley