Duke University students tested positive for bacterial meningitis

Duke University students tested positive for bacterial meningitis

DURHAM, N,C, — A Duke University student has tested positive for bacterial meningitis. The undergraduate student was recently admitted to the hospital, the university said Monday. University officials are working to alert people who may have come in close contact with the student. Duke Student Health has also been working closely with the Durham County

Mysterious signal from Space is not NASA’s Mars Opportunity Rover

NASA’s Mars Opportunity rover has been sitting still on Mars since June. It was then that a massive dust storm began to swallow up the planet, cutting off the sunlight to the rover’s solar panels and forcing it to go dormant. The Opportunity team has been waiting patiently for the rover to wake back up

Artificial intelligence is racism, sexism, because it feeds data

Artificial intelligence is “shockingly” racist and sexist, a study has revealed. Researchers looked at a range of systems and datasets and found examples where AI had provided inaccurate information for women and minorities. In one example, the team from Massachusetts Institute of Technology looked at an income prediction system and discovered it was twice as likely to

Nissan’s chairman resigned after being accused of missing a salary

TOKYO — Nissan Motor Co.’s high-flying chairman Carlos Ghosn is to be dismissed after the company said an internal investigation found he underreported his income by millions of dollars and engaged in other “significant misconduct.” The Japanese broadcaster NHK said Ghosn was arrested Monday after he voluntarily submitted to questioning by Tokyo prosecutors. The prosecutors’

Why is the iPhone no longer attractive?

Why is the iPhone no longer attractive?

There comes a time when technological advancement is just not big enough to make consumers want to spend money on upgraded products. Has Apple reached that point with its iPhones? Apple’s shares have been down sharply over the past two weeks, going from a recent high of $232 a share on Oct. 31 to just

Taylor Swift signs with Universal Music Group

Taylor Swift signs with Universal Music Group

Universal Music Group hit the trifecta Monday by signing Taylor Swift to a global recording agreement within four months of cutting unprecedented deals with Elton John and the Rolling Stones. The rapid-fire signings of three of music’s biggest names upend the industry’s conventional wisdom that the one-time dominant labels were about to be eclipsed by streaming platforms like

Alec Baldwin reappears after being arrested for the double date night

Alec Baldwin’s been keeping a low profile since being arrested Nov. 2 for allegedly punching a motorist over a parking spot (which he denies). But spies saw Baldwin on a double date with wife Hilaria and another couple at Williamsburg’s Antica Pesa on Friday. Baldwin was “cool and friendly” during the meal, a source said. The group left

Paris Hilton canceled her relationship with Chris Zylka

Paris Hilton canceled her relationship with Chris Zylka

Paris Hilton and fiancé Chris Zylka have split. A source close to the couple — who were first linked in February 2017 — told Page Six, “She broke up with him. She’s busy working and she realized he wasn’t the guy for her. There have been problems for a while.” As we exclusively reported in August, the jet-setting

Megyn Kelly seems to have achieved good results with Michelle Wolf

Megyn Kelly headed to a comedy club for her birthday over the weekend — and the performer was none other than Michelle Wolf. But the embattled former NBC host and the divisive comic, who have savaged each other publicly, appear to have made nice. Spies tell Page Six that Kelly — who slammed Wolf as a “crass comedian” after

6 arrested for sexual allegations at prestigious all-boys Catholic school

6 arrested for sexual allegations at prestigious all-boys Catholic school

TORONTO — Police arrested six students from a prestigious private all-boys Catholic school in Toronto on Monday and charged them with sexual assault related to a video that was posted on the internet. Toronto Police Inspector Dominic Sinopoli said the teens, who are all 14 and 15, are from St. Michael’s College and were charged

Police officer died in Chicago hospital shooting

Police officer died in Chicago hospital shooting

A Chicago police officer died on Monday night, just hours after he was shot by a gunman who opened fire in a hospital. Officer Samuel Jimenez was fatally shot at Mercy Hospital after a man arrived at the location and gunned down his former fiancee. “It’s with profound sadness that we share the death of PO

Why did James Paxton’s red flag not make the Yankees feel uneasy?

James Paxton has the stuff to pitch Game 1 of a playoff series. The Yankees are willing to overlook almost everything else because of that. His questionable durability. His superior numbers working in pitcher-friendly Safeco Field. The unknown of him pitching in a big market. And having to give up one of the majors’ better

Casey Kasem’s family claimed that he was murdered in ’48 hours’

Legendary DJ Casey Kasem’s vicious family feud now includes allegations of murder and elder abuse — and is the focus of Saturday’s “48 Hours” (10 p.m. on CBS) The ongoing battle pits Jeannie Kasem — Kasem’s second wife — against his three children (Kerri, Julie and Michael) from his first marriage. It’s all laid bare by correspondent

Ivanka Trump uses personal email for government business: Report

Ivanka Trump uses personal email for government business: Report

Ivanka Trump used a personal email account to discuss official White House business with aides and cabinet officials, a report said on Monday. The president’s eldest daughter sent hundreds of emails under the private account, with a domain that was shared by her husband, Jared Kushner, throughout 2017, according to The Washington Post. Ivanka Trump and

Judge bans Trump from refusing to provide shelter to immigrants

HOUSTON — A federal judge barred the President Trump administration on Monday from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally. U.S. District Judge Jon S. Tigar issued a temporary restraining order after hearing arguments in San Francisco. The request was made by the American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Constitutional Rights,