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Is Instagram Going Too Far To Protect Our Feelings?

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The following is an excerpt from JONATHAN BLAKELY, TIMOR BALAISH | August 14, 2017 | CBSNews.com |

Instagram is on a mission to become the "kindest" place on the internet. With its latest technology, the company is working to tamp …

AFTER CHARLOTTESVILLE, SHOULD RACISM AND HATE BE ILLEGAL?

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Colleen Cook, 26, holds a sign as hundreds of people are facing off in Charlottesville, Va., ahead of a white nationalist rally planned in the Virginia city's downtown, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. Cook, a teacher who attended UVA, said she

North Korea Is Threatening to Attack Guam. Why Guam?

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The following is an excerpt from Abigail Abrams | August 10, 2017 | Time.com |

North Korea’s announcement this week that it is preparing plans to fire four missiles near the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam has heightened the tensions …

Galaxy S8 vs. OnePlus 5: Is It Worth Going Cheaper?

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The following is an excerpt from Lynn La | August 10, 2017 | CNET.com |

For years, Samsung has dominated the Android phone market and it's easy to understand why. With its latest Galaxy S8 flagship, it delivered yet another …

Facebook Messenger Bots Help Monitor Kenya Election Violence

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The following is an excerpt from Katie Collins | August 8, 2017 | CNET.com |

Facebook Messenger bots are used for everything from ordering food to reading news to booking flights. In the hands of crisis-mapping platform Ushahidi, they're also …

Social Interaction Is Critical for Mental and Physical Health

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The following is an excerpt from JANE E. BRODY | June 12, 2017 | Nytimes.com |

Hurray for the HotBlack Coffee cafe in Toronto for declining to offer Wi-Fi to its customers. There are other such cafes, to be sure, …

Iran Says US Breaching Nuclear Deal As Rouhani Starts New Term

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The following is an excerpt from AFP.com | August 3, 2017 |

Iran said Thursday that new US sanctions were a violation of its nuclear deal with world powers, piling pressure on President Hassan Rouhani as he starts his second …

US Immigration Proposals: What’s In The Raise Act?

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The following is an excerpt from BBC.com | August 3, 2017 |

US President Donald Trump has backed proposals for changes to the country's immigration law.
The changes in the Raise Act (the initials stand for Reforming American Immigration for …

Foxconn Deal Lets Company Ignore Wisconsin Environmental Protection Laws

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The following is an excerpt from DAVID SIROTA AND JAY CASSANO | July 31, 2017 | ibtimes.com |

Apple supplier Foxconn has in recent years been accused of poisoning waterways near its facilities in China. Now Republican Gov. Scott Walker …

What Happens To Current Transgender Troops? White House Can’t Say

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The following is an excerpt from KATHRYN WATSON | July 26, 2017 | CBSNews.com |

Incoming White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said President Trump's administration will work to implement his new ban on transgender people in the military …

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