Dan Fredinburg started at Google since 2007. He served as product manager and the head of privacy at Google X.
A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of three men who were involved in 2008 arson fire that destroyed an iconic Kansas City restaurant. The Kansas City Star reports the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday rejected all of the claims by Rodney Anderson, Vincent Pisciotta and Mark Sorrentino. The three were […]
A New York congressman has introduced legislation to halt the planned sale of Plum Island. The island off the northeastern tip of Long Island is home to a government-run laboratory that studies infectious animal diseases. Congress voted in 2008 to close the research site and move its work to Manhattan, Kansas. The federal General Services […]
The Labor Department says job prospects for recent college graduates deteriorated slightly last year despite an improvement in the overall job market. The unemployment rate for Americans age 20 to 29 who received a four-year or advanced degree last year rose to 12.4 percent from 10.9 percent in 2013. But the figures are volatile, and […]
A large tornado has touched down near the central Illinois community of Rochelle, and authorities say initial reports indicate it has caused significant damage. A sheriff’s dispatcher who declined to give her name due to department policy said there was widespread damage but no immediate reports of injuries when a tornado swept across the town of Hillcrest, about 80 […]
The White Sox and Royals were delayed for nearly 5 minutes in the first inning Thursday when the phone system that allows the managers to call from their dugouts went down. Royals spokesman Mike Swanson said both teams were affected by the outage, which prevented the managers from contacting their bullpens or replay officials. Chief […]
A jury has convicted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev of all 30 counts he faced stemming from the 2013 bombing of the Boston Marathon. Tsarnaev was found guilty Wednesday on charges that included conspiracy and use of a weapon of mass destruction. Of the 30 charges, 17 are punishable by death. Tsarnaev’s lawyers admitted he participated in the bombings, but […]
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is calling for changes to a religious objection measure facing backlash from businesses and gay rights groups, saying it wasn’t intended to allow discrimination based on sexual orientation. The Republican governor on Wednesday said he wants changes to a bill lawmakers sent him prohibiting state and local government from infringing upon someone’s religious beliefs without a […]