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Government outlines when it will disclose or exploit software vulnerabilities

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| The Trump administration put out guidelines for how the government will decide what software vulnerabilities it will share with tech companies to fix, and which ones it will keep to itself for spying.

LA radio anchor says Al Franken groped, kissed her without consent


Democratic Sen. Al Franken was a comedian at the time of the incident. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Democratic Minority Leader Chuck Schumer have called for a review of the complaint.

Court to decide who created The Game of Life


Testimony is scheduled to begin Thursday in federal court in Los Angeles in a lawsuit over who owns the rights to one of the most popular board games of all time.

Trump urges UCLA trio to thank Xi for release in China


President Donald Trump is exhorting three suspended UCLA basketball players to thank Chinese President Xi Jinping for their freedom following a shoplifting incident in China.

When it comes to sexual harassment claims, whose side is HR really on?


Many employees feel that when it comes to sexual harassment claims, human resources departments work "for the company, rather than for the employees."

Native Americans see far more discrimination in areas where they are a majority


Native Americans reported discrimination far more often in employment and in interactions with law enforcement if they lived on tribal lands or areas where the population is mostly Native American.

For Native Americans facing sexual assault, justice feels out of reach


Half of American Indians living in majority-Native areas say they or a family member feels he or she has been treated unfairly by the courts, according to an NPR poll.


Iran calls off search for survivors in quake-struck region


The quake, with its epicenter in neighboring Iraq, has killed at least 530 people in both countries, according to official figures.

Death toll rises in 7.3 quake near Iran-Iraq border


Officials say at least 407 people have been killed in both countries and more than 6,000 have been injured.