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Prince Harry gets OK to use key evidence in phone hacking case against Daily Mail publisher

Prince Harry has scored a tactical victory in his battles with British tabloids
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FILE - Britain's Prince Harry leaves the Royal Courts Of Justice in London, Thursday, March 30, 2023. Prince Harry scored a tactical victory in his battles with British tabloids Friday, March 1, 2024, when government ministers said he could use confidential documents that show payments by the publisher of the Daily Mail to private investigators who allegedly snooped on him and several celebrities. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
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CVS and Walgreens plan to start dispensing abortion pill mifepristone soon

Drugstore chains CVS Health and Walgreens plan to start dispensing the abortion pill mifepristone in a few states
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FILE - Boxes of the drug mifepristone sit on a shelf at the West Alabama Women's Center in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on March 16, 2022. Drugstore chains CVS Health and Walgreens plan to start dispensing the abortion pill mifepristone in a few states. CVS Health will start filling prescriptions for the medication in Rhode Island and neighboring Massachusetts “in the weeks ahead,” spokeswoman Amy Thibault said Friday, March 1, 2024. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed, File)
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Boeing is reportedly in talks to buy Spirit AeroSystems

Boeing is in talks to buy Spirit AeroSystems, which makes fuselages for Boeing 737 Max jetliners, according to a person knowledgeable about the discussions
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FILE - In this photo taken with a fish-eye lens, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane sits on the assembly line during a brief media tour in Boeing's 737 assembly facility in Renton, Wash., March 27, 2019. Boeing is in talks to buy Spirit AeroSystems, which builds fuselages for Boeing 737 Max jetliners including the one that suffered a door-panel blowout in January, according to a published report, Friday, March 1, 2024. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
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Elon Musk sues Open AI

Musk said that Open AI’s executives are in violation of an agreement that the company would not use their technology to pursue profits.
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Musk said that Open AI’s executives are in violation of an agreement that the company would not use their technology to pursue profits.
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Dell, NetApp rise; Plug Power, New York Community Bancorp fall, Friday, 3/1/2024

Stocks that are trading heavily or have substantial price changes on Friday: Dell, NetApp rise; Plug Power, New York Community Bancorp fall
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New Jersey gambling regulator who advised nation on integrity and oversight retires

The man who launched New Jersey to years of national leadership in internet gambling and sports betting is retiring
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China pledges to increase opportunities for foreign companies as it seeks to boost its economy

Chinese Vice President Han Zheng has pledged to provide more opportunities for foreign companies in China as the government tries to restore confidence in the world’s second largest economy
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U.S. ambassador to China Nicholas Burns speaks during an Amcham event held in Beijing, China on Friday, March 1, 2024. Chinese Vice President Han Zheng pledged Friday to provide more opportunities for foreign companies in China as the government tries to restore confidence in the world’s second largest economy. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
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Elon Musk sues ChatGPT, security flaws on door cameras cause concerns

ABC News business reporter Alexis Christoforous delivers the latest business headlines.
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VIDEO: Elon Musk sues ChatGPT, security flaws on door cameras cause concerns
March 01

The EU says it will send funds to Gaza's main aid provider after the UN agency agrees to an audit

The European Union says it will pay $54 million to the main provider of aid in Gaza next week
March 01
FILE - The Commissioner-General of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, Philippe Lazzarini, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at the UNRWA headquarters in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2023.The head of the main United Nations agency supporting people in Gaza alleges that Israel is intent on “destroying” it along with the idea that Palestinians are refugees and have a right one day to return home. Philippe Lazzarini in an interview with a Swiss newspaper accuses Israel of having a “long-term political goal” of eliminating the agency created decades ago to assist Palestinians who fled during the war over Israel’s creation. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein, File)
March 01

Loewe fuses high and low, tailoring and couture, to wow Paris Fashion Week

At Paris Fashion Week, Loewe presented a serene, green labyrinthine art gallery at Chateau de Vincennes, immersing guests in woodland tranquility
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Designer Satoshi Kondo accepts applause after the Issey Miyake Fall/Winter 2024-2025 ready-to-wear collection presented Friday, March 1, 2024 in Paris. (Photo by Scott A Garfitt/Invision/AP)
March 01

Lobster catch dips to lowest level since 2009 as fishers grapple with climate change, whale rules

America’s lobster fishing business dipped in catch while grappling with challenges including a changing ocean environment and new rules designed to protect rare whales
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FILE - Max Oliver moves a lobster to the banding table aboard his boat while fishing off Spruce Head, Maine, on Aug. 31, 2021. America's lobster fishing business dipped in catch while grappling with challenges including a changing ocean environment and new rules designed to protect rare whales. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
March 01

Zimbabwe's president cancels a renewable energy speech after a bomb scare at Victoria Falls Airport

An official says that a bomb scare has shut down Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls Airport that forced the country’s president to cancel a planned address at a conference on renewable energy
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FILE - Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa attends a session at the Africa Pavilion at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Nov. 7, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. Zimbabwe’s Cabinet has agreed to back a move in Parliament to abolish the death penalty, a punishment that was last used in the southern African nation nearly 20 years ago. Mnangagwa, who won reelection for a second term in Aug, 2023, has repeatedly expressed his opposition to the death penalty, citing his own personal experience when he was sentenced to death in the 1960s for blowing up a train during Zimbabwe's independence war, when the country was called Rhodesia and under white minority rule. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
March 01

One year after buying a failed bank, New York Community Bancorp is struggling

A New York bank is under severe pressure close to one year after absorbing a large chunk of another bank 30 miles away that had failed
March 01
FILE - The logo for New York Community Bancorp is displayed above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024. Shares of New York Community Bancorp are plunging before the opening bell Friday, March 1, after the departure of the longtime CEO of the bank, which has now delayed mandatory financial disclosures with regulators after finding “material weakness” tied to loans. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
March 01

Elon Musk sues OpenAI and CEO Sam Altman, claiming betrayal of its goal to benefit humanity

Elon Musk is suing OpenAI and its CEO Sam Altman over what he says is a betrayal of the ChatGPT maker’s founding aims of benefiting humanity rather than pursuing profits
March 01
FILE - OpenAI CEO Sam Altman participates in the "Technology in a turbulent world" panel discussion during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Jan. 18, 2024. Elon Musk is suing OpenAI and its CEO Sam Altman over what he says is a betrayal of the ChatGPT maker's founding aims of benefiting humanity rather than pursuing profits. In a lawsuit filed Thursday Feb. 29, 2024 at San Francisco Superior Court, billionaire Musk said that when he bankrolled OpenAI's creation, he secured an agreement with Altman and Greg Brockman, the president, to keep the AI company as a non-profit that would develop technology for the benefit of the public. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)
March 01

Activists build treehouses to protest Tesla's plans to expand its plant near Berlin

Environmental activists are staging a protest in a forest near Berlin against plans to expand the grounds of electric car maker Tesla’s first plant in Europe and are vowing to stay in place for weeks
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Activists occupy an area in the forest in Groenheide, Germany, Friday March 1, 2024. Environmental activists are staging a protest in a forest near Berlin against plans to expand the grounds of electric car maker Tesla’s first plant in Europe and are vowing to stay in place for weeks. About 100 activists have been occupying part of the forest since early Thursday, according to an initiative called “Stop Tesla.” (Cevin Dettlaff/dpa via AP)
March 01

Finland's new president Alexander Stubb says the Nordic country enters 'a new era' as a NATO member

Alexander Stubb has been sworn in as Finland’s new president
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Speaker of Parliament Jussi Halla-aho, from left, Incumbent President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinisto and President-elect Alexander Stubb attend Parliament's plenary session during the inauguration of the President of the Republic of Finland in Helsinki, Finland, Friday March 1, 2024. (Heikki Saukkomaa/Lehtikuva via AP)
March 01

Deadly mining protests in Liberia kill 1 and injure many, official says

A government minister in Liberia says that violent protests over the presence of an armed force in mining areas in the country's northwest resulted in the death of one demonstrator and multiple injuries
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FILE - Crows fly in front of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany, on Feb. 26, 2024. The European Union's statistics agency Eurostat releases inflation figures for February on Friday March 1, 2024 amid speculation about when the European Central Bank will start cutting interest rates. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
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Eurozone inflation eases to 2.6% in February as energy prices fall and food inflation moderates

Eurozone inflation eases to 2.6% in February as energy prices fall and food inflation moderates
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Cambodia's pioneering post-Khmer Rouge era Phnom Penh Post newspaper will stop print publication

The Phnom Penh Post, a newspaper founded in 1992 as Cambodia sought to re-establish stability and democracy after decades of war and unrest, says it will stop publishing a print edition this month, the latest blow to the country’s dwindling independent...
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Local newspapers Nokor Thum, two copies at left, in the Khmer language, the Phnom Penh Post, center, and Khmer Times are for sale at a newspaper's stand on a sidewalk near Monument Independence in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Friday, Mach 1, 2024. The Phnom Penh Post, a newspaper founded in 1992 as Cambodia sought to re-establish stability and democracy after decades of war and unrest, announced Friday that it will cease publishing a print edition this month, the latest blow to the country's dwindling independent media. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
March 01

Local transport in much of Germany hit by strikes in a dispute over working conditions

Local buses, subway trains and trams have ground to a halt in much of Germany, at the peak of a week of walkouts by employees demanding better working conditions
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"Warning strike today" is written on posters at the entrance to the ViP depot (Verkehrsbetrieb Potsdam) in Potsdam, Germany, Friday March 1, 2024. Local buses, subway trains and trams ground to a halt in much of Germany Friday at the peak of a week of walkouts by employees demanding better working conditions. (Georg Moritz/dpa via AP)
March 01

4-day workweek: 61 companies made the switch, here's what happened

Dozens of companies participated in a four-day week pilot study in the U.K.
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In this undated stock photo, a man is seen working at his desk.
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Stock market today: Wall Street adds to its records as bond yields ease

Wall Street is adding to its records as U.S. stock indexes tick higher
March 01
FILE - Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Friday, July 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
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FILE - Jon Stewart, center, poses with the cast and crew, of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," winners of the Emmy award for outstanding variety talk series, at the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sept. 20, 2015. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
February 29

China's manufacturing activity contracts for 5th straight month despite policy support

Manufacturing in China contracted for a fifth consecutive month in February, according to an official survey of factory managers
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A worker labors at a factory of coolant radiators for air conditioners in Yuexi county in central China's Anhui province on Feb. 21, 2024. Manufacturing in China contracted for a fifth consecutive month in February, according to an official survey of factory managers released Friday, March 1, 2024, reflecting persistent weakness in the economy ahead of annual legislative meetings where officials are expected to boost policy support. (Chinatopix Via AP)
February 29

Takeaways from AP visit to Congo as nation offers expanded oil drilling

The central African nation of Congo is looking to expand oil and gas drilling by auctioning off 30 sites around the country
February 29
Pipes extend from an oil drilling structure near the village of Kinkazi, outside Moanda, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sunday, Dec. 24, 2023. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)
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As Congo seeks to expand drilling, some communities worry pollution will worsen

The central African nation of Congo is known for its mineral riches
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Annie Kopacitino holds her daughter, who she says has been affected by the pollution caused by oil drilling, in her village of Tshiende, Moanda, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Saturday, Dec. 23, 2023. The country is looking to expand the oil drilling. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)
February 29

New Zealand tour operators told to pay $7.8 million in fines and reparations over volcanic eruption

Tourist operators of a New Zealand island where a volcanic eruption killed 22 people have been ordered to pay nearly $7.8 million in fines and reparations
February 29
FILE - In photo provided by Michael Schade, tourists on a boat look at the eruption of the volcano on White Island, New Zealand, Dec. 9, 2019. Tour booking agents and managers of a New Zealand island where a volcanic eruption killed 22 people in 2019 were ordered Friday, March 1, 2024 to pay nearly $13 million (US$7.8 million) in fines and reparations. (Michael Schade via AP, File)
February 29

EPA delays rules for existing natural gas power plants until after the November election

The Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday it is delaying planned rules for existing natural gas plants that emit harmful air pollutants and contribute to global warming
February 29
FILE - Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan waits for a speech by President Joe Biden about supply chain issues in the Indian Treaty Room on the White House complex in Washington, Nov. 27, 2023. The EPA said Feb. 29, 2024, it is delaying planned rules for existing natural gas plants that emit harmful air pollutants and contribute to global warming. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
February 29

Judge holds veteran journalist Catherine Herridge in civil contempt for refusing to divulge source

A federal judge has held veteran investigative reporter Catherine Herridge in civil contempt for refusing to divulge her source for a series of Fox News stories about a Chinese American scientist who was investigated by the FBI but never charged
February 29
FILE - People take photos of the FBI building headquarters in Washington, Aug. 13, 2022. A federal judge has held veteran investigative reporter Catherine Herridge in civil contempt for refusing to divulge her source for a series of Fox News stories about a Chinese American scientist who was investigated by the FBI but never charged. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
February 29

WeightWatchers shares plunge by 25% after Oprah Winfrey announces board departure

Winfrey has served on the company’s board of directors since 2015.
February 29
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 04: Oprah Winfrey attends the 66th GRAMMY Awards at Crypto.com Arena on February 04, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.
February 29

First US moon lander in half a century stops working a week after tipping over at touchdown

The first U.S. spacecraft to land on the moon since the Apollo astronauts has fallen silent, a week after breaking a leg and tipping over near the lunar south pole
February 29
This image provided by Intuitive Machines shows a broken landing leg on the Odysseus lander. The lander touched down near the moon's south pole on Feb. 22, 2024, but then fell over on its side, hampering communications. (Intuitive Machines via AP)
February 29

Brazil’s finance minister proposes global tax on the super-rich at G20 meeting in Sao Paulo

Brazil’s finance minister told his peers during a G20 meeting in Sao Paulo that countries should implement a global tax on the super-rich in an effort to tackle rampant tax evasion
February 29
U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen, right, shakes hands with Argentina's Economy Minister Luis Caputo during their bilateral meeting at the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
February 29

Clark's final regular-season home game to be among priciest tickets in women's college hoops history

Caitlin Clark’s final regular-season home game at Iowa is likely to bring one of the priciest tickets in women’s college basketball history
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Iowa guard Caitlin Clark, right, celebrates next to coach Lisa Bluder after an Iowa basket against Minnesota during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Abbie Parr)
February 29

Colombia pauses buying Israeli weapons and president calls war in Gaza 'genocide'

Colombia’s President Gustavo Petro says his government is suspending purchases of weapons from Israel after Palestinians say Israeli troops fired at people seeking food in Gaza
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California governor pushes back against criticism of fast food minimum wage law

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is denying a news report that he pushed for an exception to the state's fast food minimum wage law that benefits a donor
February 29
FILE - California Gov. Gavin Newsom signs the fast food bill surrounded by fast food workers at the SEIU Local 721 in Los Angeles, on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2023. Republican leaders in California are calling for an investigation into why a new state law requiring a $20 minimum wage for fast food workers includes an exemption for restaurants like Panera Bread. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
February 29

Broncos' Browning headlines new investment platform for fans to buy stock in their favorite players

A new investment platform that allows sports fans to buy and sell shares in the future on-the-field earnings of college and professional athletes has received federal approval to begin trading on the U.S. stock market
February 29
FILE - Denver Broncos linebacker Baron Browning (56) rushes during an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Denver. A new investment platform that allows fans to buy and sell shares in the future on-the-field earnings of college and professional athletes has received federal approval to begin trading in the U.S. stock market. Browning will headline Vestible Inc.'s initial offering the week of March 18. Vestible is entitled to 1% of Browning’s on-field income, which will be distributed to shareholders, for the remainder of his NFL playing career. (AP Photo/Bart Young, File)
February 29

Shirtless US Senate candidate submerges himself in Wisconsin lake, issues challenge to opponent

A shirtless candidate for U.S. Senate broke through the ice of a Madison lake hoping to pour cold water on any notion that he’s a soft Californian, not a hardy Wisconsinite
February 29
This screen shot from cell phone video provided by Eric Hovde’s campaign shows the candidate for U.S. Senate shirtless in the cold waters of Lake Mendota in Madison, Wis. on Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024. He was hoping to show he’s more of a hardy Wisconsinite than a soft Californian. He also challenged his Democratic challenger, U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, to take a cold plunge as well. (Eric Hovde via AP)
February 29

Officials investigate rare nervous system disorder in older adults who got RSV vaccine

Health officials are investigating whether there's a link between two new RSV vaccines and cases of a rare nervous system disorder
February 29
FILE - This electron microscope image provided by the National Institutes of Health shows human respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) virions, colorized blue, and anti-RSV F protein/gold antibodies, colorized yellow, shedding from the surface of human lung cells. On Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024, health officials said they are investigating whether there's a link between two new RSV vaccines and cases of Guillain-Barre syndrome, a rare nervous system disorder, in older U.S. adults who got the shot. (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH via AP, File)
February 29

Musk's X asks judge to penalize nonprofit researchers tracking rise of hate speech on platform

Attorneys for X Corp. and a research organization that studies online hate speech have traded arguments in court in a legal battle over the organization's reports on the increase in hate speech on the site since it was purchased by Elon Musk in 2022
February 29
FILE - Computer monitors and a laptop display the X, formerly known as Twitter, sign-in page, July 24, 2023, in Belgrade, Serbia. Attorneys for X Corp. and a research organization that studies online hate speech traded arguments in court Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024, after the social media platform sued the non-profit Center for Countering Digital Hate for documenting the recent increase in hate speech on the site since it was purchased by Elon Musk. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, File)
February 29

A large US health care tech company was hacked. It's leading to billing delays and security concerns

A massive U.S. health care technology company says it was attacked by the ransomware group ALPHV, also known as Blackcat
February 29
Pages from the United Healthcare website are displayed on a computer screen in New York on Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024. On Thursday, Change Healthcare, a massive U.S. health care technology company owned by UnitedHealth Group, announced a ransomware group claimed responsibility for a cyberattack and is assessing the impact of the attack, which it first acknowledged on Feb. 21 and says has affected billing and care authorization portals. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison)
February 29

IRS launches crackdown on 125,000 wealthy 'non-filers'

The IRS plans to go after 125,000 high-income earners who did not file tax returns going back to 2017
February 29
Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Danny Werfel, testifies during a House Ways and Means Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024, in Washington. (AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib)
February 29

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday, 2/29/2024

Wall Street closed out its fourth winning month in a row with more record highs
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Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for April delivery fell 28 cents to $78.26 per barrel Thursday
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Zyn nicotine pouches are all over TikTok, sparking debate among politicians and health experts

A small nicotine pouch called Zyn has sparked a big debate among politicians, pundits and experts
February 29
Containers of Zyn, a Phillip Morris smokeless nicotine pouch, are stacked for sale at a newsstand Friday, Feb. 23, 2024, in New York. It has stoked debate among politicians, parents and pundits that reflects an increasingly complex landscape in which Big Tobacco companies are aggressively pushing alternative products while experts are divided about their potential benefits and risks. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
February 29

Bitcoin sees a surge in value

Experts weigh in on why the largest cryptocurrency is currently growing.
February 29
Experts weigh in on why the largest cryptocurrency is currently growing.
February 29

A Brazilian state in the Amazon has been hit with more than 2,000 fires in February

Data from Brazil's space agency says the state of Roraima in the Amazon rainforest has been hit with more than 2,000 fires in recent weeks
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Some doorbell cameras sold on Amazon and other online sites have major security flaws, report says

Consumer Reports says some doorbell cameras sold by Amazon and other online retailers have security flaws that could allow bad actors to view footage from the devices or control them completely
February 29
FILE - An EKEN doorbell camera, along with other models, are shown on display at CES International, Jan. 10, 2019, in Las Vegas. Some doorbell cameras sold by Amazon and other online retailers have security flaws that could allow bad actors to view footage from the devices or control them completely, according to an investigation published Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024, by Consumer Reports. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
February 29

Bitcoin is surging. Here's why.

The largest cryptocurrency has climbed more than 20% over the past four days.
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Bitcoin cryptocurrency logo is displayed on a mobile phone.
February 29

Harris will tout apprenticeships in a swing state visit to Wisconsin

Vice President Kamala Harris plans to return to the swing state of Wisconsin next week for an event touting worker apprenticeship programs
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Vice President Kamala Harris speaks as she meets with voting rights leaders, in the Indian Treaty Room, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024, of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)