US withdraws stay request in transgender bathroom case

US withdraws stay request in transgender bathroom case

DALLAS (AP) — President Donald Trump’s administration is stepping back from a request made by the Obama administration in an ongoing lawsuit over bathroom rights for transgender students in public schools.

The Department of Justice on Friday withdrew a motion asking that a temporary injunction blocking Obama administration guidance on the issue only apply to the states suing the federal…

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Says Fake News Is ‘Killing People’s Minds’

Apple CEO Tim Cook Says Fake News Is ‘Killing People’s Minds’

LONDON (CBS/AP) — Apple chief executive Tim Cook says fake news is “killing minds,” and governments and tech firms must act to stop it.

Cook told the Daily Telegraph newspaper that falsehoods are being spread by people who want “to get the most clicks, not tell the most truth. It’s killing people’s minds in a way.”

Tech companies have been criticized for doing too little to weed out fake news.…

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Celebrity megaphone fails to lure ordinary users to Twitter

Celebrity megaphone fails to lure ordinary users to Twitter

NEW YORK (AP) — Many people have heard of Twitter. Not enough of them are signing up to use it.

Twitter’s role as a megaphone for the U.S. president, countless celebrities and businesses hasn’t attracted regular people to the service — not in the way Facebook has, or even Instagram and Snapchat.

The San Francisco company’s latest earnings report and dismal forecast suggest that this is unlikely…

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Celebrity megaphone fails to lure ordinary users to Twitter

Celebrity megaphone fails to lure ordinary users to Twitter

NEW YORK (AP) — Many people have heard of Twitter. Not enough of them are signing up to use it.

Twitter’s role as a megaphone for the U.S. president, countless celebrities and businesses hasn’t attracted regular people to the service — not in the way Facebook has, or even Instagram and Snapchat.

The San Francisco company’s latest earnings report and dismal forecast suggest that this is unlikely…

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Yale drops slavery proponent Calhoun from college name

Yale drops slavery proponent Calhoun from college name

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — After years of debate, Yale University announced Saturday it will change the name of a residential college that honors a 19th century alumnus and former U.S. vice president who was an ardent supporter of slavery.

Yale trustees said the Ivy League university is renaming Calhoun College after trailblazing computer scientist Grace Murray Hopper, a mathematician who earned…

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Contentious Education Bill Has Republican & Democrats Sponsors

Contentious Education Bill Has Republican & Democrats Sponsors

DENVER (CBS4) – There’s a push to level the playing field for charter schools in Colorado when it comes to funding.

According to CBS4 Political Specialist Shaun Boyd, it is one of the most contentious education bills this session. Supporters of the bill say — combining all the charter school students into one district — it would be the biggest in the state, and yet they say those students are…

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Pioneers Shoot Only 35 Percent, Lose To 1st Place North Dakota State

Pioneers Shoot Only 35 Percent, Lose To 1st Place North Dakota State

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – Khy Kabellis scored 17 points and North Dakota State defeated Denver 81-63 on Saturday to stay atop the Summit League.

Dexter Werner had 14 points and nine rebounds, A.J. Jacobson also had 14 points with Paul Miller adding 13 and Carlin Dupree 10 for the Bison (17-8, 9-3), who are a half-game ahead of South Dakota (9-4) and two up on Denver (15-10, 7-5). Miller and Jacobson…

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‘You can tell they’re in pain:’ Hospitals see more infant victims of opioid crisis

YORK, Pa. (WHTM) – We’ve heard the stories about the heroin epidemic, but one of the things that’s not talked enough about are tiny victims who suffer through no fault of their own.