• Mon. Mar 1st, 2021

Republicans will now gear up to renominate Trump.

Next up for convention weirdness: the Republican Party. A group of delegates — six representing each state, territory and the District of Columbia for a total of 336 — is…

Trump’s official campaign app had to reset its rating after being trolled by TikTokers – TechCrunch

An effort by TikTok users to troll President Trump’s official campaign app with thousands of one-star reviews appears to have had an impact — if not the impact the pranksters…

Facebook Braces Itself for Trump to Cast Doubt on Election Results

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook spent years preparing to ward off any tampering on its site ahead of November’s presidential election. Now the social network is getting ready in case President…

To Pay Rent and Avoid Eviction, Tenants Cash In Their Dreams

They’ve made it with government checks and family help. They’ve made it with savings and odd jobs. They’ve made it with church charity, nonprofit rescue funds, GoFundMe campaigns. One way…

Ben Shapiro: Joe Biden’s DNC speech ‘surpassed’ expectations but he will have to face ‘live human’ soon – Fox News

Ben Shapiro told “Fox & Friends” Friday that Democratic nominee Joe Biden had to be “alive” and “string together a sentence” in his Democratic National Convention address, which he “met with ease”…

Tropical Storm Laura Forms and May Threaten Florida, Gulf Coast Next Week; Watches Issued for Puerto Rico – The Weather Channel

Tropical Storm Laura has developed east of the Leeward Islands. It will track near the Leeward Islands with rain and gusty winds into Saturday. Tropical storm warnings have been issued…

Bay Area fire updates: Firefighters have to rescue residents who refused to flee CZU Complex – The Mercury News

Hundreds of thousands of acres scorched. Tens of thousands forced to flee. Hundreds of structures left in ashes. And on Thursday, the first casualties of the lightning-sparked wildfires ripping through…

5 dead as over 370 wildfires burn in California right now: Here’s what we know – USA TODAY

Amid a scorching heat wave that is now in its second week, hundreds of wildfires are burning across California forcing tens of thousands of people to evacuate. As of Thursday, blazes threatened homes across…

Ofcom broadband compensation scheme in record payout

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Most people said they were happy with their broadband, despite big compensation payouts A record £20.7m in compensation was paid to broadband customers who…

How an Article about the H-Bomb Landed Scientific American in the Middle of the Red Scare

On April 1, 1950, the New York Times carried a sensational front-page headline, “U.S. Censors H-Bomb Data; 3,000 Magazine Copies Burnt.” The story’s lead sentence read: “Gerard Piel, editor of…