Five former Memphis officers charged in beating death of Tyre Nichols

Five former Memphis officers charged in beating death of Tyre Nichols

A portrait of Tyre Nichols

All five are charged with second-degree murder, aggravated assault, aggravated kidnapping, official misconduct and official oppression.

 | AP

Five former Memphis police officers have been charged with second-degree murder and other crimes in the arrest and death of Tyre Nichols, a Black motorist who died three days after a confrontation with the officers during a traffic stop, records...

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US infiltrates big ransomware gang: 'We hacked the hackers'

US infiltrates big ransomware gang: 'We hacked the hackers'

Attorney General Merrick Garland, Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco, and FBI Director Christopher Wray.

Officials said the targeted syndicate, known as Hive, is among the world's top five ransomware networks and has heavily targeted health care.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

National News Literacy Week

National News Literacy Week

National News Literacy Week

The News Literacy Project is fighting misinformation through tips meant to stop the spread of fake news. The non-profit says that even numerical data can be distorted by messengers of fake news. Consumers should consider whether the data is meant to mislead.

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State of emergency declared over violent Atlanta protest

State of emergency declared over violent Atlanta protest

Broken windows at a Wells Fargo following violent protests in Atlanta.

Gov. Brian Kemp's declaration allows him to call up to 1,000 National Guard members to help "subdue riot and unlawful assembly."

 | AP

Gov. Brian Kemp declared a state of emergency Thursday, giving him the option of calling in the Georgia National Guard in response to a violent protest in downtown Atlanta over the killing by authorities of an environmental activist said to have...

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Sports betting is everywhere now, but is it paying off?
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Sports betting is everywhere now, but is it paying off?

The sports betting industry has taken off in the last four years, but tax revenue isn't living up the initial hype amid lax regulations.

 | Scripps News Staff

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How to navigate recent Airbnb changes

How to navigate recent Airbnb changes

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Airbnb — and other rental websites — are introducing new changes to make things easier for travelers and hosts.

 | John Matarese

If you’re looking to rent a home or condo for spring travel, you might notice some changes on Airbnb, as well as some other home rental websites.

They are designed to help travelers and hosts by making booking simpler and fees less of a shock.

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Salvage grocery stores are booming as food prices soar

Salvage grocery stores are booming as food prices soar

Woman browses shelves of a salvage grocery store.

Many grocery stores will often throw away items that are damaged or nearing their expiration date, but salvage stores sell them at a discount.

 | John Matarese

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What is the future of Twitter?
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What is the future of Twitter?

Twitter CEO Elon Musk has floated the possibility of declaring bankruptcy and has slashed costs and thousands of jobs.

 | Patrick McGovern

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Is the news too negative?
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Is the news too negative?

Many Americans say they avoid the news because it's often negative, but research shows humans tend to be more attentive to bad news.

 | Scripps News Staff

Why don't Americans trust the media?

Why don't Americans trust the media?

On National News Literacy Week, media experts share where the mistrust in media likely came from and how to know which outlets to trust.

 | Scripps News Staff

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In Real Life: Attacked behind the wheel

In Real Life: Attacked behind the wheel

Women truck drivers say the companies they work for could do more to protect women from assault and harassment while on the road.

 | Claire Molloy and Jennifer Smart and Natasha Del Toro

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Microsoft reports outage for Teams, Outlook, other services

Microsoft reports outage for Teams, Outlook, other services

Microsoft said a network change that was suspected to be causing the problem was rolled back and that it is monitoring as the rollback takes effect.

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