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Millions of Facebook users may have had their photos exposed due to privacy flaw

Facebook's privacy controls have broken down yet again, this time through a software flaw affecting nearly seven million users who had photos exposed to a much wider audience than intended.

California mandates 100-percent zero-emission bus fleet

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California moved Friday to eliminate fossil fuels from its fleet of 12,000 transit buses, enacting a first-in-the-nation mandate that will vastly increase the number of electric buses on the road.

Bolton outlines shift in Africa strategy for military, civilian aid

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National Security Advisor John Bolton said during a speech that the U.S. has to readjust it's strategy for Africa regarding military and civilian aid.

Webcams and wearable tech are going to the dogs, literally

From cameras and devices that give treats remotely to tracking collars to interactive games, new technology is here to help us monitor and better understand our pets when we aren't...

Oxycontin maker Purdue Pharma ordered to unseal documents

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A Kentucky court of appeals on Friday upheld a prior ruling for opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma to release its secret marketing records.

New Facebook bug exposes private photos of millions of users

2 hours ago from CBSNews - Science

Social-media giant says a security glitch may have let third-party apps access people's unshared images

Outgoing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signs new laws to cut successor's powers

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Outgoing Republican Gov. Scott Walker signed new laws Friday that strip certain powers from his Democratic successor.

Watch: Cars stop on highway to pick up spilled cash

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Police said at least two crashes resulted when an armored truck sent $100 bills flying on a stretch iof busy highway.

AG: 1 in 4 seafood items in New York grocery stores mislabeled

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New York's chief law enforcement officer said Friday an investigation has revealed "rampant" fraud involving fish and other seafood across the state.

Look: Semi spills load of clothes, catches fire

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Traffic was slowed on a Florida highway early Friday when a semi truck overturned, spilled its load of shirts and shoes into the roadway and caught fire.

BTS meets Janet Jackson at Mnet Asian Music Awards

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K-pop group BTS shared a backstage moment with Janet Jackson at the 2018 Mnet Asian Music Awards.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg welcomes 31 new U.S. citizens at D.C. ceremony

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Binsburg spoke Friday at a welcoming ceremony for nearly three dozen new U.S. citizens at the National Archives in Washington.

Facebook: Bug exposed user photos to third-party apps

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Facebook said Friday it's discovered a bug may have allowed a third-party app to access more photos than users intended when they granted permission.

Watch: 'Downton Abbey' movie invites fans in teaser trailer

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The "Downton Abbey" movie released a first promo featuring the show's iconic manor and opening music.

The year's worst passwords: "Donald" joins list

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An analysis of 5 million leaked passwords finds that computer users are still relying on easily guessed passwords

Sixers aim to bounce back at home vs. rolling Pacers

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Coming off just their second home loss of the season, a 127-124 defeat to the visiting Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday, the Philadelphia 76ers now have to deal with the freight...

N.J.. Democrats face gerrymandering charges with new redistricting proposal

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A proposal by Democratic New Jersey lawmakers to revamp districts is being criticized as a power grab and gerrymandering, by some on the same side of the aisle.

Look: Scott Disick wishes Mason, Reign a happy birthday

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Scott Disick, Kris Jenner and Kim Kardashian dedicated sweet posts to Mason and Reign, Disick's sons with Kourtney Kardashian, on their birthday.

New York Yankees ditch Boston Red Sox pizza offering

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The Boston Red Sox made a large pizza offering to the New York Yankees, but their American League East rivals had no plans to devour to dough.

Harvard award recognizes innovative job-training program

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The Ash Center for the Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) has named Works Wonders, a job-training and placement initiative for foster youth in Rhode Island, as this year’s winner of its Innovations...

'No-brainer' gamble pays off as Chargers stun Chiefs

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Los Angeles Chargers spent the entire season chasing the Kansas Chiefs.

Jennifer Garner, J.J. Abrams to reunite on new Apple series

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Jennifer Garner will team up with "Alias" creator J.J. Abrams on an adaptation of "My Glory Was I Had Such Friends."

Kremlin doubles down on denials Maria Butina spied for Russia

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A day after Russian Maria Butina pleaded to infiltrating conservative gun groups in the United States, the Kremlin denied the accusations that she's a spy.

Prosecutors looking into Trump's inaugural fund, reports say

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Federal prosecutors are looking into whether foreign nations donated to President Donald Trump's inauguration committee in return for influence into U.S. policy.

Lowry, Raptors try to keep it going vs. Blazers

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PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Toronto Raptors are hoping that Kyle Lowry's performance in a 113-93 rout of the Golden State Warriors Wednesday night at Oracle Arena signals the end to...

Capitals, red-hot Ovechkin visit Hurricanes

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RALEIGH, N.C. -- Things are going so well for the Washington Capitals that perhaps veteran center Alex Ovechkin has even improved.

Kosovo Parliament votes to create an army, elevating tensions with Serbia

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Kosovo's Parliament voted to officially transform the nation's security force into a full-fledged army, a move that has the backing of the United States.

Prosecutors looking into Trump's inaugural fund

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Federal prosecutors are reportedly looking into whether foreign countries donated to President Donald Trump's inauguration committee in return for influence into U.S. policy.