One of the social media posts resembled a wanted poster or a missing-persons flyer: Photographs of men were arranged in rows, seeking their names and employers.
But the Facebook post wasn't circulated by law enforcement in the search for a suspect or by relatives looking for a missing loved one. It was the work of ordinary people trying to harness the power of social media to identify and shame the white nationalists who attended last weekend's violent rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Meanwhile, a Twitter account dedicated to calling out racism, YesYoureRacist, identified people who attended the rally using photos culled from the news and social media and listed their places of employment and other information. A website created Sunday dedicated itself to collecting the names, social media profiles, colleges and employers of people photographed at the rally.
A man believed to be under the influence of drugs — and possibly suicidal — deliberately rammed his car into a pizzeria east of Paris on Monday night, killing an adolescent girl and injuring her younger brother and 12 others, authorities said.
The driver was immediately arrested in what was the latest of several attacks in France and elsewhere using a vehicle as a weapon. The local prosecutor said the man's actions in the dinnertime attack in the town of Sept-Sorts were clearly deliberate, but not terrorism-related.
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman walked into federal court in Brooklyn Monday and immediately waved to his wife and twin daughters, who were sitting in the second row, then sat as a judge refused to guarantee the government wouldn't at some point seize any fees private lawyers would receive for legal services.
The Mexican drug lord's lawyers, including noted criminal defense attorney Jeff Lichtman, who successfully defended the son of mob scion John Gotti, had sought assurances that if they came into the case, the government wouldn't later seize their fees as part of the $14 billion alleged drug money it wants to collect from Guzman.
The private lawyers said they want to take the case off the hands of public defenders, that they want to lift the burden from taxpayers' shoulders, but they need to be compensated.
They didn't get any promises.
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Josiah Arita loves animals and dreams of being a veterinarian when he grows up. But until then, the 9-year-old from North Texas is finding other ways to help pets in need.
Arita’s parents recently took him to El Salvador for vacation and he was sad to see stray cats and dogs roaming the streets. When he returned home to Denton, he decided he wanted to help homeless animals in his neighborhood and used his birthday to do it.
When a 16-year-old girl walked into Kayley Olsson’s Iowa hair salon last week, it was obvious something was wrong.
But Olsson never could have anticipated the difference this one haircut would make, and the impact it would have on her.
“Today I had one of the hardest experiences with my client who I am keeping anonymous,” Olsson wrote on Facebook Tuesday. “I had a 16-year-old girl come in with [sic] who has been dealing with severe depression for a few years now. She got to the point where she felt so down and so worthless she couldn't even brush her hair, she told me she only got up to use the restroom.”
After much criticism, including from members of the Republican Party, President Donald Trump addressed the country and condemned hate groups such as the KKK, neo-nazis and white supremacists.
A British cybersecurity researcher credited with helping curb a recent worldwide ransomware attack pleaded not guilty Monday to federal charges accusing him of creating malicious software to steal banking information three years ago.
Marcus Hutchins entered his plea in Wisconsin federal court, where prosecutors charged him and an unnamed co-defendant with conspiring to commit computer fraud in the state and elsewhere. Authorities arrested the 23-year-old man on Aug. 2 at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, where he was going to board a flight to his home in Ilfracombe, England. He had been in Las Vegas for a cybersecurity convention.
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Connecticut officials will gather in Bridgeport to honor an aviator they proclaim beat the Wright brothers by two years to being the first in flight.
A ceremony is scheduled Monday to recognize Gustave Whitehead and the 116th anniversary of what state officials have called the "first manned, controlled flight of a powered, heavier-than-air aircraft."
Connecticut officials say the German-born Whitehead, who lived in Bridgeport and Fairfield, took off in Fairfield on Aug. 14, 1901, and flew about a half mile at a height of about 50 feet. The Wright brothers' flight was in 1903 in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.
You're certainly not alone if you think that two pets are better than one, but bringing home a new pet doesn't always go smoothly when there's another animal already in the house.
Introducing your new pet to resident pets that have already been in your life can be a tricky process, one that's going to require some patience, according to guidelines from several animal welfare groups. They and experts say pets can be territorial, defensive, attached to the hierarchies they know or temperamentally different.
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If parts of the planet are becoming like a furnace because of global warming, then the Arctic is best described as the world's air-conditioning unit. The frozen north plays a crucial role in cooling the rest of the planet while reflecting some of the sun's heat back into space.
But it, too, is beginning to overheat. Last year was the hottest on record in the Arctic. And for several decades, satellite pictures have shown a dramatic decline in Arctic sea ice that is already affecting the lives of humans and animals in the region, from Inuit communities to polar bears.
Researchers on the trip sought a first-hand view of the effects of global warming already seen from space. The ship departed Vancouver in early July and arrived in Nuuk, Greenland on July 29th, the earliest transit ever of a region that isn't usually navigable until later in the year because of ice.
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Apple and Aetna held secret meetings last week to bring Apple's health- and fitness-tracking device, Apple Watch, to Aetna customers, according to three sources who spoke with CNBC.
Aetna, which covers an estimated 23 million people, is negotiating a deal with Apple to either provide the smartwatch for free or at a discounted rate to its members.
Recently, Apple has focused on developing new health sensors for people with chronic disease, according to a CNBC report in April.
Apple Watch recently surpassed Fitbit as the top-selling health-tracking device, after shipments reached an estimated 22 million in early 2017.
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Even as he seeks Beijing's help on North Korea, President Donald Trump asked his trade office on Monday to consider investigating China for the alleged theft of American technology and intellectual property.
Trump, in the midst of a 17-day vacation, left his New Jersey golf club to return to the White House to sign an executive action on the probe. He suggested that more steps would be taken against China on trade issues.
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Quarantine, is where no dog wants to be.
But for strays at the Grapevine Animal Shelter in North Texas, their time at the shelter often starts in quarantine, which is also the first step to getting help.
“We try to give every animal the opportunity to be healthy and then find, you know, a great family,” Kristina Valentine said.
Country legend singer Willie Nelson was performing in Salt Lake City and ended his show abruptly. The 84-year-old singer had a health scare due to the high altitude of the city. Concert goers say Nelson appeared