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Jack Johnson's Descendant Reflects on His Legacy

Jack Johnson's Descendant Reflects on His Legacy

May 26
President Donald Trump on Thursday granted a posthumous pardon to Jack Johnson, the first black heavyweight champion, more than 100 years after what many see as his racially-charged conviction. Johnson's great-great niece reflected on his legacy.

Tesla in Autopilot Mode Sped Up Before Crashing

Tesla in Autopilot Mode Sped Up Before Crashing

By Julian Hattem | May 26
A Tesla that crashed while in Autopilot mode in Utah this month accelerated in the seconds before it smashed into a stopped firetruck, according to a police report obtained by The Associated Press. Two people were injured.

Palin's Son Seeks to Bar Media in Assault Proceedings

Palin's Son Seeks to Bar Media in Assault Proceedings

By Rachel D'Oro | May 26
The eldest son of former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is seeking to bar the media from covering court hearings after he was accused of assaulting his father last year at the family home in Alaska.

Resentment Over Trump Election Helped Fuel Weinstein Case

Resentment Over Trump Election Helped Fuel Weinstein Case

By David Carry and Jocelyn Noveck | May 26
Donald Trump's victory in 2016 hardened the resolve of many women who, when confronted with the Weinstein case in October, saw a rare chance that a serial predator with immense prestige and clout might be held accountable.

For CEOs, $11.7 million a year is Just Middle of the Pack

For CEOs, $11.7 million a year is Just Middle of the Pack

By Stan Choe | May 26
Across the S&P 500, compensation for CEOs is often hundreds of times higher than typical workers.

Amid Confusion, EU Data Privacy Law Goes Into Effect

Amid Confusion, EU Data Privacy Law Goes Into Effect

By Danica Kirka | May 26
While the legislation has been applauded for tackling the thorny question of personal data privacy, the rollout is also causing confusion.

Amazon: Echo Device Sent Conversation to Family's Contact

By Gene Johnson | May 26
An "unlikely" string of events prompted Amazon's Echo personal assistant device to record a Portland, Oregon, family's private conversation and then send the recording to an acquaintance in Seattle, the company said Thursday.

Facebook to Label Election-Related 'Issue Ads' in U.S.

Facebook to Label Election-Related 'Issue Ads' in U.S.

By Barbara Ortutay | May 26
Facebook is expanding its advertising disclosure requirements to cover all U.S. ads on polarized issues such as gun control and abortion rights, even if they don't endorse a particular candidate.

Michigan Supreme Court Justice: Judges Must Cool Rhetoric

Michigan Supreme Court Justice: Judges Must Cool Rhetoric

By Ed White | May 26
A Michigan Supreme Court justice has a message for judges who seem to seek vengeance: Cool it, folks.

More LGBT Issues Loom as Justices Near Wedding Cake Decision

More LGBT Issues Loom as Justices Near Wedding Cake Decision

By Mark Sherman | May 26
A flood of lawsuits over LGBT rights is making its way through courts and will continue, no matter the outcome in the Supreme Court's highly anticipated decision in the case of a Colorado baker who would not create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.

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