HUD on Thursday said the social media giant is violating the federal act by “encouraging, enabling, and causing” housing discrimination through its advertising platform. “Facebook is discriminating against people based upon who they are and where they live,” HUD Secretary Ben Carson said in a statement. “Using a computer to limit a person’s housing choices […]

Vijaya Gadde, Twitter’s head of legal, policy and trust made the announcement during an on-stage interview with the Washington Post on Wednesday. The social media company is trying to find a way of maintaining its standards while adding context to tweets from politicians and other figures that may be offensive but are important for public […]

In contrast to other shutdowns in recent decades, the department’s Bureau of Land Management continued to process applications from oil and gas companies to drill on public land as other offices remained closed, which environmentalists and some former BLM employees argue reveals a bias that favors the energy industry. During the 35-day government shutdown, the […]

The plan, rolled out in an early morning Medium post, says its aim is to “rebuild America’s infrastructure, invest in our future, and create millions of good-paying American jobs.” It calls for major federal investments in seven areas, including transportation, broadband connection, public schools and clean energy. According to the post, the Democratic presidential candidate’s […]

(CNN) — Gone are the days when flying across the Atlantic would routinely cost a small fortune. In fact, options for taking affordable transatlantic flights from cities across Western Europe have grown hugely with the arrival of new low-cost airlines and the introduction of stripped down fares from the traditional airlines. Thanks to the amount […]