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In Georgia, 11th-Hour Daggers over Voting System

In Georgia, 11th-Hour Daggers over Voting System

| By Bill Barrow and Frank Bajak | Nov 5
Georgia's online voter database morphed into a last-minute curveball in one of the nation's hottest governor's races, with Republican nominee Brian Kemp making an evidence-free hacking allegation against Democrats.

Social Media's Misinformation Battle: No Winners, So Far

Social Media's Misinformation Battle: No Winners, So Far

| By Barbara Ortutay | Nov 5
Facebook and other social platforms have been fighting online misinformation and hate speech for two years - and they're still a very long way from winning the war.

Cross Talk: Federal Agencies Clash on Cellphone Cancer Risk

Cross Talk: Federal Agencies Clash on Cellphone Cancer Risk

| By Lauran Neergaard and Seth Borenstein | Nov 4
Two U.S. government agencies are giving conflicting interpretations of a safety study on cellphone radiation: One says it causes cancer in rats. The other says there's no reason for people to worry.

What Russians have Been Up to Ahead of 2018 US Midterm Vote

What Russians have Been Up to Ahead of 2018 US Midterm Vote

| Nov 4
As Americans prepare for another election, Russian troublemakers have again tried to divide U.S. voters and discredit democracy.

Why Is It So Hard to Text 911?

Why Is It So Hard to Text 911?

| By Mae Anderson | Nov 3
People can livestream their every move on Facebook and chatter endlessly in group chats. But in most parts of the U.S., they still can't reach 911 by texting — an especially important service when a phone call could place someone in danger.

Online Rants by Would-Be Shooters Create Dilemma for Police

Online Rants by Would-Be Shooters Create Dilemma for Police

| By Lisa Marie Pane | Nov 2
Their anger about perceived slights are all over social media for the whole world to see, with rants about minorities, relationships gone bad or paranoid delusions about perceived slights.

Federal Health Care Website Up and Running After Slow Start

Federal Health Care Website Up and Running After Slow Start

| By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Nov 2
The federal website where consumers can get health insurance under the Affordable Care Act was up and running Thursday after a slow start as sign-up season for 2019 opened days before the midterm elections.

Netflix to Give 3 Films an Exclusive Run in Theaters

Netflix to Give 3 Films an Exclusive Run in Theaters

| Nov 2
Netflix will give three films an exclusive run in theaters before making them available on its streaming service.

For Jewish Journalists, Online Harassment Goes with the Job

For Jewish Journalists, Online Harassment Goes with the Job

| By David Crary | Nov 1
For many Jewish journalists in the U.S., persistent online anti-Semitic harassment has become part of the job. The phenomenon became pervasive during the 2016 presidential campaign, and there's been a resurgence ahead of next week's midterms.

Facebook Caught in An Election-Security Catch-22

Facebook Caught in An Election-Security Catch-22

| By Barbara Ortutay | Nov 1
If Facebook takes a hands-off attitude, it takes the blame for undermining democracy and letting civil society unravel. If it makes the investment necessary to take the problems seriously, it spooks its growth-hungry investors.

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