FROM Doug Aamoth
Verizon to Sell iPhone, Ending AT&T's Exclusivity Since Apple first introduced the iPhone four years ago, users have complained about the exclusive service from AT&T. Today, Verizon announced that it will now sell the iPhone 4. Will the service be any better? What about the rest of the smart-phone market? Doug Aamoth writes about consumer technology for Time magazine's Techland .
Why Don't Facts Matter? "Fake News" may have a long history, but social media and 21st Century politics have brought it front and center. One reason for its appeal and its power is the tendency of so many people to cling to their beliefs — even when confronted with contradictory evidence. Today, another look at the Emotional States of America.
The flight bumping heard around 'round the world Recent video of a passenger forcibly removed from a United Airlines plane is a worst-case example of what's happened since consolidation into just four US-based carriers. Management seems to be tone-deaf to a decline in service — and even abuse — of passengers.
Nuclear crisis on the Korean Peninsula slowly coming to a head North Korea did not conduct a nuclear test this weekend, but it did show apparent progress in developing a missile that that could strike the United States. The Trump Administration says it has lost its "strategic patience." We hear what that might -- or might not -- mean for North Korea, China and the prospects for diplomacy.