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Sorry, readers.  Your Bluetooth device is a security risk

Sorry, readers. Your Bluetooth device is a security risk

Security researchers say to turn Bluetooth off when you're not using it because it's an easy way for hackers to get to your personal information.        ... Continue Reading
Summer wildfires, Serena Williams PSA, fall gas prices: 5 things to know Thursday

Summer wildfires, Serena Williams PSA, fall gas prices: 5 things to know Thursday

Wildfires continue to rage, Serena Williams makes a PSA on financial abuse, fall gas prices expected to dip and more things to start your Thursday.        ... Continue Reading
‘Stranger’ tourists, Phish and the plague, kinkajou attack: News from around our 50 states

‘Stranger’ tourists, Phish and the plague, kinkajou attack: News from around our 50 states

Tattoos on Larry Bird mural cause commotion in Indiana, Burning Man organizers plan ‘Learning Man’ conference in Nevada, and more        ... Continue Reading
How an accidental encounter brought slavery to the United States

How an accidental encounter brought slavery to the United States

Slavery's arrival in the United States happened by accident, but its arrival created a thriving tobacco industry and fueled the Industrial Revolution.        ... Continue Reading
Hundreds of thousands of Africans were enslaved in America. Wanda Tucker believes her relatives were the first

Hundreds of thousands of Africans were enslaved in America. Wanda Tucker believes her relatives were the first

Wanda Tucker knew when she arrived in Angola, the void she felt was bigger than any one ancestor. It was of an entire people missing its past.        ... Continue Reading
Cardinals release former first-round wide receiver Kevin White, sign Michael Crabtree

Cardinals release former first-round wide receiver Kevin White, sign Michael Crabtree

Kevin White, a wide receiver who was drafted No. 7 overall by the Bears in 2015, was released by the Cardinals, who later signed Michael Crabtree.        ... Continue Reading
The founding family you’ve never heard of: The black Tuckers of Hampton, Virginia

The founding family you’ve never heard of: The black Tuckers of Hampton, Virginia

An ancient cemetery. A glimpse of black history, hidden for centuries. Why a baby named William and the year 1619 mean it all to the Tucker family.        ... Continue Reading
ACM Honors: Tearful speeches and a few surprises as Nashville celebrates country icons

ACM Honors: Tearful speeches and a few surprises as Nashville celebrates country icons

Martina McBride, Midland and a Miranda Lambert duet with Keith Urban led the 13th annual ACM Honors.        ... Continue Reading
Enslaved Africans landed in Virginia in 1619. USA TODAY is committed to telling the story, past and present

Enslaved Africans landed in Virginia in 1619. USA TODAY is committed to telling the story, past and present

The goal of this project is to commemorate the landing of the enslaved Africans 400 years ago. We also want to hear your family stories.        ... Continue Reading
'I'm sorry': Park visitor returns heart-shaped rock to Great Smoky Mountains with apology letter

'I'm sorry': Park visitor returns heart-shaped rock to Great Smoky Mountains with apology letter

A tourist named Karina returned a heart-shaped rock to Great Smoky Mountains National Park with a donation and an apology letter.        ... Continue Reading

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