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Tech giants report strong results, but murky outlooks

Five technology giants reported strong earnings but mixed outlooks Thursday, a sign of varying fortunes as they work to rebound from a pandemic-related economic...

AP Explains: Trump pushes questions about Joe Biden’s son

WASHINGTON (AP) — Looking to undermine Democratic rival Joe Biden, President Donald Trump’s campaign is pushing a familiar line of attack: unverified allegations about...

Social media CEOs rebuff bias claims, vow to defend election

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under fire from President Donald Trump and his allies, the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google rebuffed accusations of anti-conservative bias...

Italian regulator investigates Google over digital ads

ROME (AP) — Italian regulators opened an investigation Wednesday into Google over alleged abuse of its dominant role in the country's online ad market,...

Social media CEOs to face grilling from Republican senators

WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than a week before Election Day, the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google are set to be grilled by Republican...

T-Mobile offers up yet another TV streaming service

Yet another service provider is jumping into the TV streaming wars. This time it's T-Mobile and its TVision service with live news, entertainment and...

More than 30 colleges await Connecticut basketball ‘bubble’

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — A resort casino on tribal land in Connecticut is completing plans to host more than 30 college basketball teams as...

Viewership for 2nd Trump-Biden debate drops to 63 million

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The final presidential debate between President Donald Trump and his Democratic opponent Joe Biden drew 10 million fewer viewers than...

Facebook, Twitter CEOs ordered to testify by GOP senators

WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP push against Facebook and Twitter accelerated Thursday after Republican senators threatened the CEOs of the social media companies with...

Pandemic hurts AT&T in 3rd quarter; wireless unit stable

NEW YORK (AP) — The pandemic continued to hit AT&T through the third quarter as closed theaters, wary U.S. moviegoers and the Hollywood shutdown...

Study: TV industry falls short of off-camera inclusivity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Zendaya won last month’s Emmy Award for top drama series actress, her triumph seemed to underscore the TV industry’s...

Worsening opioid crisis overshadowed in presidential race

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Like millions of Americans, Diane Urban watched the first presidential debate last month at home with her family. When it...

Thai Cabinet approves Parliament session to debate protests

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s Cabinet on Tuesday approved a request to recall Parliament for a special session to deal with the political pressures from...

Veteran TV executive Channing Dungey jumps to Warner Bros.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Veteran TV industry executive Channing Dungey was named chairman of the Warner Bros. Television Group after tenures at ABC and...

Dallas Morning News staff votes to unionize newsroom

DALLAS (AP) — The staff of the Dallas Morning News voted to unionize Friday, becoming the first newspaper in Texas to do so amid...

Sen. Josh Hawley writing book: ‘The Tyranny of Big Tech.’

NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Josh Hawley is working on a book about one of the Missouri Republican's ongoing targets. ...

Extra safety scrutiny planned as virus vaccine worries grow

Facing public skepticism about rushed COVID-19 vaccines, U.S. health officials are planning extra scrutiny of the first people vaccinated when shots become available —...

Bollywood’s powerful file suit against Indian news channels

NEW DELHI (AP) — Top Bollywood filmmakers and industry unions have filed a lawsuit against two popular TV news channels, asking them to refrain...

Newspaper: Trump official ignored virus rules at wedding

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows hosted a large wedding for his daughter that appeared to violate a Georgia...

French court upholds order for Google to pay news companies

PARIS (AP) — A French appeals court on Thursday upheld an order for Google to pay media companies to show their news content in...

‘The military’s #MeToo moment:’ Fort Hood victims speak out

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Maria Valentine says she was just months into her training at Fort Hood, a U.S. Army base in Texas, in...

Senate panel moves to compel 3 social media CEOs to testify

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel voted Thursday to compel testimony from the CEOs of Facebook, Google and Twitter as lawmakers opened a new...

Google to pay $1 billion over 3 years for news content

LONDON (AP) — Google will pay publishers $1 billion over the next three years for their content, the company's latest effort to defuse tensions...

Bereft of scripted shows, opening week ratings down for TV

NEW YORK (AP) — The surest sign of how the coronavirus shutdown has devastated the television industry is the fourth-place finish of CBS in...

Times’ tax story is talker, but perceptions mostly hold

NEW YORK (AP) — Orlando Sentinel Editor-in-Chief Julie Anderson was curious how readers in polarized central Florida would react to her newspaper leading Monday's...

NY Times: Trump paid $750 in US income taxes in 2016, 2017

President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes the year he ran for president and in his first year in the White...

Filmmaker Ava DuVernay, her company honored by MacDowell

NEW YORK (AP) — Filmmaker Ava DuVernay will be honored next month by MacDowell, which is presenting its inaugural Marian MacDowell Arts Advocacy Award...

Trump’s tax revelation could tarnish image that fueled rise

WASHINGTON (AP) — The bombshell revelations that President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes the year he ran for office and...

Trump’s tax revelation could tarnish image that fueled rise

WASHINGTON (AP) — The bombshell revelations that President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes the year he ran for office and...

NY Times: Trump paid $750 in US income taxes in 2016, 2017

President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes the year he ran for president and in his first year in the White...

Nearly a year after sudden exit, Shepard Smith returns to TV

NEW YORK (AP) — Two weeks shy of a year after abruptly quitting Fox News Channel with a declaration that “truth will always matter,”...

TikTok says it didn’t take part in Australia security probes

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — TikTok executives told a Senate committee on Friday that they lobbied Australian lawmakers but did not engage with investigators before...

Thailand sues Facebook, Twitter for allowing banned material

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s government lodged complaints with police Thursday against Facebook and Twitter, alleging they failed to comply with court orders to block...

Sir Harold Evans, crusading publisher and author, dies at 92

NEW YORK (AP) — Sir Harold Evans, the charismatic publisher, author and muckraker who brought investigative moxie to the British press, newsmaking dash to...

Lawsuit asks court to force Facebook to ban militia posts

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Facebook can't be trusted to enforce its ban on violent rhetoric in the run-up to the November elections, as is...

Meghan’s lawyers deny she cooperated with royal book authors

LONDON (AP) — Lawyers for a British newspaper publisher that's being sued for invasion of privacy by the Duchess of Sussex argued Monday that...

Walmart, Amazon among donors to QAnon-promoting lawmaker

Walmart, Amazon and other corporate giants donated money to the reelection campaign of a Tennessee state lawmaker who had used social media to amplify...

Media celebrates Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s life, legacy

NEW YORK (AP) — Across television and streaming services, the life and legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was already front and...

Q&A: What does banning TikTok and WeChat mean for users?

The U.S. government is cracking down on the Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat, starting by barring them from app stores on Sunday. ...

Australia pays $3.7 M to help news agency though pandemic

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government on Friday announced a 5 million Australian dollars ($3.7 million) grant to the national news agency as...

Google exec on hot seat in Congress over advertising power

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel put a top Google executive on the defensive Tuesday over the company’s powerful position in online advertising as...

For television executives, return of football is good news

NEW YORK (AP) — Pro football has probably never been more important to television executives than this year, and its return has them ready...

Apology, no firing: Official said US scientists hurt Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Trump health appointee who is accused of trying to muzzle an important scientific publication in the midst of the coronavirus...

Facebook to buy REI’s new headquarters near Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) — Facebook will buy REI’s new and unused Bellevue campus for nearly $368 million, the social media giant said on Monday. ...

The Latest: Domestic air travel recovers in Wuhan, China

BEIJING — Domestic air travel in Wuhan, the epicenter of the global coronavirus outbreak, has returned to pre-pandemic levels, authorities say. ...

Biden audio first shared by ‘Russian agent’ thrives online

WASHINGTON (AP) — The leaked recordings were hardly a political bombshell: The apparent phone conversations between Joe Biden and Ukraine’s then-president largely confirm Biden’s...

Australian prime minister criticizes TikTok suicide video

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian regulators have ruled out prosecuting TikTok over an apparent suicide video under tough new laws prohibiting some forms of...

Washington Post journalist named executive editor at Crown

NEW YORK (AP) — A prize-winning journalist at The Washington Post has been named vice president and executive editor at Crown, a prominent division...

Environment activists blockade UK newspaper printing plants

LONDON (AP) — Police arrested more than 70 environmental activists who blockaded two British printing plants, disrupting the distribution of several national newspapers on...

Health officials worry nation not ready for COVID-19 vaccine

Millions of Americans are...

Facebook threatens to block news distribution in Australia

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —...

Belarus strike leader jailed; opposition activist detained

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) —...

Belarus cracks down on journalists, 2 AP staff deported

MOSCOW (AP) — Belarus,...

Zuckerberg says Facebook erred in not removing militia post

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook...

Conventions highlight aggressive fact-check efforts

NEW YORK (AP) —...

Book-publishing exec Dawn Davis is new Bon Appetit editor

Book-publishing executive Dawn Davis...

Companies fight over control of Mexican radio stations

MEXICO CITY (AP) —...

Facebook blocks group that discusses Thai monarchy

BANGKOK (AP) — Facebook...

As world grapples with pandemic, schools are the epicenter

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) —...

Trump praises QAnon conspiracists, appreciates support

WASHINGTON (AP) — President...

Google says Australians could lose free search services

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) —...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump muddies facts on mail ballots, Harris

WASHINGTON (AP) — President...

Tribune closing 5 newsrooms including NY Daily News

Tribune Publishing Company, which...

New Mexico’s largest newspapers combine printing operations

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) —...

Sumner Redstone, who built media empire including CBS, dies

Sumner Redstone, who joined...

California could give newspapers a 2-year labor law reprieve

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

Health officials are quitting or getting fired amid outbreak

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) —...

James Murdoch resigns from news publisher News Corp’s board

News Corp founder Rupert...

Australia to make Google and Facebook pay for news content

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) —...

Amid the pandemic, Big Tech reports mixed earnings

Big Tech companies reported...

Turkey: Social media law’s passage raises censorship worries

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s...

Trump defends disproved COVID-19 treatment

WASHINGTON (AP) — President...

Turkish parliament to vote on controversial social media law

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish...

Hedge fund to pay $312M for McClatchy newspaper chain

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

Coronavirus impact saps AT&T in 2Q; hit to WarnerMedia

The coronavirus sapped $2.8...

AP, Sony reach deal for new still and video cameras

NEW YORK (AP) —...

Jobless claims rise as cutoff of extra $600 benefit nears

WASHINGTON (AP) — The...

A world in isolation, a surge of new users for Twitter

LONDON (AP) — The...

Washington NFL team hires Julie Donaldson for radio role

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) —...

Amber Heard tells court she feared Depp would kill her

LONDON (AP) — Amber...

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