California Could Require Parents’ OK for Social Media Access

SACRAMENTO — California is considering tightening the rules for children under 13 using social media. The state Senate voted 31-4 on Thursday to require social media companies to first get the consent of a parent or guardian before creating an account for a...

US Turns Away Palestinian Harvard Freshman

BOSTON — A Palestinian student trying to start classes at Harvard University was denied entry to the U.S. in a case that critics of the Trump administration call emblematic of overly invasive screening at borde...
Photo of Twitter logo at the NYSE

Twitter Reports Strong User Growth

SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter reported surprisingly strong second-quarter user numbers and revenue Friday, as it works to make the platform more user friendly and eliminate robotic and fake accounts on its platform. "The health-first conversation is a way to cont...
Photo of Donald Trump's Twitter account

Trump’s Next Tweet Could Get a Warning Label

SAN FRANCISCO — President Donald Trump's next tweet might come with a warning label. Twitter has long exempted public figures from many of its usual rules, contending that publishing controversial tweets from politicians encourages discussion and helps hold...
Photo of woman's hands at a laptop

Stick the Bullard Blackface Story on Your Kid’s Door

There really isn’t an excuse for donning blackface and dropping N-bombs anymore. We’ve established clearly as a culture that we no longer accept that as valid humor. Opinion Philip Teresi The day after 9/11, Joan Rivers invited a friend to...