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Linh Nguyen is the executive director of nonpartisan nonprofit Run AAPI. — ABC News (NEW YORK) — As the largest growing group of eligible voters in the United States, the Asian American Pacific Islanders vote will be crucial in the upcoming election. In an effort to harness that vote, several organizations are launching campaigns with […]

ABC News (MOUNTAIN CITY, Tenn.) — When police found Billy Payne and his fiancée Billie Jean Hayworth shot execution-style in a rural Tennessee home with their 7-month-old son Tyler alive in Hayworth’s arms in 2012, it sparked an investigation that would lead them to discover a complex murder concocted by a woman who was in […]

Westend61/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — The City of New York on Wednesday sued the companies behind SnapChat, Instagram, YouTube and TikTok, accusing them of fomenting a “nationwide youth mental health crisis” by exposing children “to a nonstop stream of harmful content.” The lawsuit, filed in California Superior Court, alleged the companies intentionally designed their platforms […]

Tim Graham/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The chief executives of the nation’s top social media companies will testify before Congress on Wednesday in a hearing intended to drum up support for federal legislation to safeguard children from the online world. The Senate Judiciary Committee will hear from Linda Yaccarino, the chief of X, formerly known as […]

ABC News (NEW YORK) — Cam Barrett was strapped to a hospital gurney and in a neck brace following an automobile accident when her mother took pictures of the moment to post on social media. It was not the first time Barrett’s mother shared personal information. Previous posts included details about Barrett’s first menstrual cycle […]

Viking Books (MIAMI) — The parent whose complaint led to the transfer of Amanda Gorman’s poem “The Hill We Climb” to the middle school section of a Miami-Dade school made social media posts praising the far-right Proud Boys and shared elements of an antisemitic conspiracy theory, an ABC News review of a profile appearing to […]

Aleksandr Zubkov/Getty Images NEW YORK — U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy warned in a new advisory Tuesday that excessive social media use can be a “profound risk” to the mental health of youth in the United States. “I’m very concerned that social media has become an important contributor to the pain and the struggles that […]

joe daniel price/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — A convicted stalker from Colorado is asking the Supreme Court this week to toss out the law that put him in prison for sending hundreds of messages on social media to a singer-songwriter who felt threatened by the contact. Billy Raymond Counterman, who spent four-and-a-half years behind bars, says […]

Ibrahim Ezzat/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — With strikes raging throughout France in response to a push to raise the nation’s retirement age, government officials across the Atlantic Ocean may want to take steps to avoid similar chaos in the event that Social Security becomes insolvent. Last-ditch talks between Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne and […]

Tetra Images/Getty Images (PROVIDENCE, R.I.) — A Rhode Island woman who pleaded guilty to carrying out what prosecutors said was a massive fraud — pretending to be a Purple Heart recipient and Bronze Star-decorated U.S Marine — was sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison Tuesday. Sarah Cavanaugh told people she defrauded she was […]