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Tesla driver charged with vehicular manslaughter in fatal Autopilot crash

Tesla driver charged with vehicular manslaughter in fatal Autopilot crash


Via: Perrie Halpern  •  News & Politics  •  0 Comments  •  an hour ago

A man whose Tesla was said to be on Autopilot when it allegedly crashed into a car and killed two people has been charged with vehicular manslaughter.

White House warns Russian invasion of Ukraine may be imminent

White House warns Russian invasion of Ukraine may be imminent


Via: Perrie Halpern  •  News & Politics  •  70 Comments  •  2 Likes  •  2 hours ago

The White House believes Russia could launch an invasion of Ukraine at any moment with press secretary Jen Psaki warning of an "extremely dangerous...

'We deserve more': Grocery workers lament extra work, lack of hazard pay as omicron decimates workforce

'We deserve more': Grocery workers lament extra work, lack of hazard pay as omicron decimates workforce


Via: Perrie Halpern  •  News & Politics  •  9 Comments  •  2 Likes  •  yesterday

As the omicron variant spreads across the country, a wave of retail workers are calling out sick, with some forced to use earned sick time to...

Netflix raises prices on plans in US, Canada

Netflix raises prices on plans in US, Canada


Via: Perrie Halpern  •  News & Politics  •  9 Comments  •  1 Like  •  3 days ago

Netflix is raising prices for its video streaming customers in the U.S. and Canada, less than a year and a half since its last price increase.

States of emergency declared in Southeast ahead of winter snowstorm

States of emergency declared in Southeast ahead of winter snowstorm


Via: Perrie Halpern  •  News & Politics  •  150 Comments  •  10 Likes  •  yesterday

The governors of several southeastern states declared states of emergency ahead of a massive winter storm.

Tsunami advisory issued for U.S. West Coast after undersea volcanic eruption near Tonga

Tsunami advisory issued for U.S. West Coast after undersea volcanic eruption near Tonga


Via: Perrie Halpern  •  News & Politics  •  1 Comments  •  1 Like  •  4 days ago

A tsunami advisory has been issued for Hawaii and parts of the U.S. after an undersea volcanic eruption near Tonga.

'On the brink of collapse,' California pot businesses call for tax overhaul

'On the brink of collapse,' California pot businesses call for tax overhaul


Via: Perrie Halpern  •  News & Politics  •  34 Comments  •  7 Likes  •  4 days ago

Cannabis advocates, small farmers and business owners called Thursday for an overhaul of the California marijuana tax system as they struggle to...

Astronomers witness the explosive death of a giant star for first time

Astronomers witness the explosive death of a giant star for first time


Via: Perrie Halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  12 Comments  •  14 Likes  •  6 days ago

For the first time, astronomers have observed the final days and death throes of a red supergiant star before its final collapse and massive...

Gruyere cheese can still be called gruyere even if not from Switzerland, judge rules

Gruyere cheese can still be called gruyere even if not from Switzerland, judge rules


Via: Perrie Halpern  •  News & Politics  •  11 Comments  •  2 Likes  •  one week ago

Gruyere cheese does not have to come from the Gruyere region of Europe to be sold under the gruyere name, a federal judge has ruled.

NFT art sales are booming. Just without some artists' permission.

NFT art sales are booming. Just without some artists' permission.


Via: Perrie Halpern  •  News & Politics  •  3 Comments  •  1 Like  •  one week ago

NFTs were hyped as a way to make sure artists get paid for their work. Now, many creators are struggling to stop a wave of piracy.

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