Researchers at Northeastern University testing smart phones to see if the apps on them leaked data. (Photo: David Choffnes)SAN FRANCISCO – Think your smartphone is spying on you? Researchers at Northeastern University looked at 17,260 Android apps and found evidence of a few that were snooping, but not in the...
CLOSE Our project found about 3,500 legal actions involving Trump, including 1,900 where he or his companies were a plaintiff and about 1,300 in which he was the defendant. Due to his branding value, Trump is determined to defend his name and reputation. ...
Chinese authorities have passed on a bill to pastor Jin Mingri after the government demolished his Zion Church in Beijing, one of the largest unofficial congregations in the communist country. The church was destroyed without any notice and officials sent Jin a bill for 1.2 million yuan, which equals around $170,000,...
  Must-visit hidden parks in America’s 25 biggest cities Parks and park-like public gardens improve the quality of urban life. What they offer varies from one to the next, but, depending on the particulars, they can be places to exercise or play; walk the dog or turn the kids loose; watch...
AutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideThe corridor of Cellblock 7.(Photo: John Van Horn)In the Summer 2018 issue of Preservation magazine, we brought you the remarkable story of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Parkway, a working movie theater in a state of arrested decay. Visitors catching a film at the theater will...
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis asked Saturday for daily prayers to protect the Catholic Church from what he says are “attacks by the devil,” in his latest response to the clerical sex abuse and cover-up scandal roiling his papacy. A Vatican statement appeared to be an indirect response to...
NEW YORK (AP) — For users, Facebook’s revelation of a data breach that gave attackers access to 50 million accounts raises an important question: What happens next? For the owners of the affected accounts, and of another 40 million that Facebook considered at risk, the first order of business may...
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - An Indonesian official says the earthquake and tsunami that hit central Sulawesi left many victims, as rescuers raced to the region.  Disaster officials haven't released an official death toll but reports from three hospitals seen Saturday by The Associated Press listed 18 dead.  Dawn revealed a devastated...