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    Widespread Cyberattack Takes Down Sites

    NEW YORK (CNN) — A number of popular websites like Twitter and Netflix went down for some users on Friday in a massive cyberattack. Affected sites included Twitter, Etsy, Github, Vox, Spotify, Airbnb, Netflix and Reddit. Dyn, which manages website domains and routes internet traffic, experienced two distributed denial of service attacks on its DNS servers. A DDoS attack is an attempt to flood a website with so much traffic that it impairs normal service. “If you take out one […]

  • Actress Lynda Carter speaks during a ceremony as the UN names the comic character Wonder Woman its Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls during a ceremony at the United Nations Economic and Social Council Chamber on October 21, 2016, in New York. 
Carter played Wonder Woman in the 1970s television show. The honorary title comes as Wonder Woman turns 75 years old.  / AFP / TIMOTHY A. CLARY        (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

    Wonder Woman Named UN Ambassador in Controversial Move

    (CNN) — Apparently, it takes a superhero to advocate for the rights of women. At least that’s the message some people received when earlier Friday the United Nations appointed Wonder Woman as Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls. The decision comes as part of a campaign to raise awareness on Sustainable Development Goal 5, achieving gender equality and empowerment for all women and girls. Goal 5 is one of 17 goals set by the UN in 2015 […]

  • Thousands of Seattle teachers and students from schools all over the district united on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 wearing Black Lives Matter shirts to reinforce their commitment to black students in their public schools.

    Thousands of Seattle Teachers Take a Powerful #BlackLivesMatter Stand

    (CNN) — Thousands of Seattle teachers made for an inspiring sight when they wore Black Lives Matter shirts en masse to reinforce their commitment to black students in their public schools. Educators and students from schools all over the district united Wednesday under banners and raised fists. They wanted to highlight that in order for “black lives to matter, black education has to matter.” “This movement is also broader than police accountability. In a school system as dramatically unequal as […]

  • Montravious Thomas is still hospitalized after having his right leg amputated.

    Teen Loses Leg After Teacher’s ‘Body Slam,’ Attorney Says

    (CNN) — A 13-year-old boy had to have his right leg amputated after a contractor at a Columbus, Georgia, school “body slammed” him repeatedly, an attorney for the boy’s family said. Montravious Thomas was injured in September after an employee at Edgewood Student Services Center “body slammed” him three times when Thomas tried to leave the classroom to call his mother, family attorney Renee Tucker told CNN on Thursday. Tucker says after the incident took place, officials at the school […]

  • MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - SEPTEMBER 26:   A protester attaches photos of 43 missing students to a Mexican flag, that was "we are missing 43" in the middle, before a protest for the 43 missing students from Ayotzinapa Normal school September 26, 2015 in Mexico City, Mexico. One year has passed since 43 students from the Ayotzinapa Normal School in the state of Guerrero went missing and presumed dead. (Photo by Brett Gundlock/Getty Images)

    Fugitive Police Chief in Mexico Arrested in Case of 43 Missing Students

    (CNN) — The former police chief of the Mexican city of Iguala — where 43 students disappeared two years ago — was arrested Friday in connection with the case, according to Mexico’s National Security Commission’s Twitter page. Felipe Flores Vazquez, who had been sought since the students went missing, had been labeled as one of the “probable masterminds” of the disappearance by then-Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam. Karam said in November 2014 that the students were abducted on orders of […]

  • Airbus is developing an aircraft that can take off and land vertically. The vision is for Uber-like taxis that beat the traffic by flying over it.

    Airbus Offers a Peek at Its Flying Taxi

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — European aerospace giant Airbus has quietly lifted the curtain on an ambitious Silicon Valley project called Vahana. It’s a pilotless passenger aircraft that aims to someday add a vertical component to your commute. Think of Uber-like air taxis that can beat the traffic on Highway 101 by flying over it. Airbus has shared few details about the aircraft, but recently posted its first conceptual renderings on a Medium blog. The drawings depict a craft that can […]

  • There's even a physical camera button on the frame to take pictures and a wheel to change the settings. Oh, and you can buy a $70 leather case that looks like one you'd use for a traditional camera.

    Kodak’s New Smartphone Puts Photos and Nostalgia First

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Kodak is the iconic camera maker that failed to adapt to the digital age. But now it’s coming out of the dark room with its first smartphone. The company launched on Thursday an Android-based phone called Kodak Ektra, and it’s all about taking photos. The device, now available in the U.K. and coming to the U.S. ($550) in the coming months, packs a 21-megapixel camera. That’s compared to just 12 megapixels on most top-tier smartphones like […]

  • Tickets to the new National Museum of African-American History and Culture in Washington D.C. are "sold out" through March 2017. You need a ticket with a date to enter the museum, even though you don't have to pay for it.

    New African-American Museum ‘Sold Out’ Through March 2017

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Call it “museum mania.” Tickets to the new National Museum of African-American History and Culture in Washington D.C. are “sold out” through March 2017. You need a ticket with a date to enter the museum, even though you don’t have to pay for it. The museum opened September 24 with a lot of fanfare. President Obama delivered a speech at the opening ceremony, which was attended by former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, and […]

  • Starting bright and early on Friday, September 16, you can get your hands on a brand new iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus.

    There Are Two Versions of the iPhone 7 — and One Is Way Slower

    WASHINGTON (CNNMoney) — All iPhones may look the same, but under the hood it’s a different story. Some iPhone 7s use a Qualcomm modem, while others have an Intel modem. That distinction could make a difference in how fast an iPhone 7 Plus can send messages and load your favorite app. A new report from Cellular Insights found that the Qualcomm modem performed 30% better than Intel’s. The researchers only tested the iPhone 7 Plus, but the two types of […]