Russia-linked SolarWinds hackers still targeting global networks, Microsoft warns
Microsoft says hackers backed by the Russian government are continuing to compromise U.S. computer networks through supply chain attacks.
El Chapo clamors for new trial, alleging juror misconduct
At the conclusion of a sweeping drug-trafficking trial that would put the notorious kingpin El Chapo behind bars for the rest of his life, an open-records request led to media reports about evidence withheld from trial to avoid prejudicing the jury. Because one juror claims to have seen the evidence anyway, El Chapo pushed the Second Circuit on Monday to order a do-over.
USA Gymnastics moves closer to settlement with Nassar abuse survivors
USA Gymnastics cleared another hurdle in its bankruptcy plan that would pay $400 million to sexual abuse survivors of team doctor Larry Nassar and insurance companies.
A monster storm ended fire season in Northern California. But did it end the drought?
An unusually strong atmospheric river parked itself over Northern California this weekend, shattering October precipitation records for places like San Francisco and set all-time rainy-day records in cities like Sacramento.
What it means to save a turtle
Researchers have spent years searching West Texas for an elusive breed of turtle. Their work has raised new questions about the turtle’s species — and whether they’re far more threatened than initially believed.
San Francisco’s progressive DA likely headed for recall
A campaign to oust one of the nation’s most progressive prosecutors will likely go to San Francisco voters next year after recall supporters submitted far more signatures than needed to qualify for the ballot.
Tennessee state Senator Brian Kelsey and a Nashville club owner are accused of violating campaign finance law by secretly funneling “soft money” from the Memphis Republican’s state legislative campaign to his unsuccessful 2016 congressional campaign.
Trick or treat or pain or jail
Halloween is dangerous for adults and you can be surprised by law enforcement almost anywhere.
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