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Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Feb. 12, 2021.

YouTube suspends Sen. Johnson for COVID-19 'misinformation'

McDonald's latest company to be hit by a data breach
A sign is displayed outside a McDonald's restaurant, Tuesday, April 27, 2021, in Des Moines, Iowa. McDonald’s is the latest company to be hit by a data breach, saying there was unauthorized activity on its network that exposed the personal data of some customers in South Korea and Taiwan. McDonald’s Corp. said in a statement Friday, June 11, that it quickly identified and contained the incident and that a thorough investigation was done.

Scientists hail golden age to trace bird migration with tech
Avian ecologist and Georgetown University Ph.D. student Emily Williams measures the beak of an American robin as she gathers data to possibly fit the bird with an Argos satellite tag, Saturday, April 24, 2021, in Silver Spring, Md. The American robin is an iconic songbird in North America, its bright chirp a harbinger of spring. Yet its migratory habits remain a bit mysterious to scientists.

Have an Echo device? Amazon may help itself to your Wi-Fi
David Limp, senior vice president of Devices and Services at Amazon, displays a new Echo, left, and an Echo Plus during an event announcing several new Amazon products by the company, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, in Seattle. On Tuesday, June 8, 2021 Amazon launched a program that forces users of many Echo smart speakers and Ring security cameras to automatically share a small portion of their wireless bandwidth with neighbors. The only way to stop it is to turn it off yourself.

White House drops Trump orders trying to ban TikTok, WeChat
FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2020 photo shows the icon for TikTok taken in New York. Privacy watchdogs say that the popular TikTok video app is violating a children’s privacy law and putting kids at risk. They filed a complaint saying TikTok is collecting personal information of kids under 13 without their parents’ consent, even after a $5.7 million FTC fine in 2019 over child-privacy law violations.

Global sting: Secure FBI-run messaging network tricks crooks
In this undated photo supplied by the New Zealand police, a box containing a large amounts of cash is seen after being discovered during a police raid as part of Operation Trojan. Authorities in Australia and New Zealand Tuesday, June 8, 2021, say they’ve dealt a huge blow against organized crime after hundreds of criminals were tricked into using a messaging app that was being secretly run by the FBI.

In this Thursday, May 6, 2021 file photo, a sign for The New York Times hangs above the entrance to its building, in New York. Numerous websites were unavailable on Tuesday June 8, 2021, after an apparent widespread outage at cloud service company Fastly. Dozens of high-traffic websites including the New York Times, CNN, Twitch and the U.K. government's home page, could not be reached.

Global glitch: Swaths of internet go down after cloud outage

Former Minnesota FBI special agent: 'Ransomware attacks likely to happen more often'
France fines Google $268M for unfair online ads treatment
Microsoft says 'tank man' image blocking due to human error
US intel report on UFOs: No evidence of aliens, but...
In this Oct. 12, 2020 file photo, a worker heads into the JBS meatpacking plant in Greeley, Colo. A weekend ransomware attack on the world’s largest meat company is disrupting production around the world just weeks after a similar incident shut down a U.S. oil pipeline. The White House confirms that Brazil-based meat processor JBS SA notified the U.S. government Sunday, May 30, 2021, of a ransom demand from a criminal organization likely based in Russia.

Largest meat producer getting back online after cyberattack

Can virtual reality help seniors? Study hopes to find out
Japan's vaccine push ahead of Olympics looks to be too late
Genetically modified salmon head to US dinner plates
St. Paul high school senior creates device to help 2nd grader open milk carton, other containers

Facebook won't remove posts claiming Covid-19 is man-made

US pipelines ordered to increase cyber defenses after hack

Facebook, Instagram will now let you hide 'like' counts

Bipartisan energy act signed into Minnesota law

Amazon to buy MGM, studio behind James Bond and 'Shark Tank'

Italy probes cable car crash as lone child survivor recovers

Governor, lawmakers making progress on budget, but not police reform
R. Kelly seeks to shake up defense team ahead of NYC trial
Maldonado, Astros make late noise, overcome 4 Twins homers

Softball coach gives birth to daughter in backseat of SUV with help of assistant coach

UPDATE: 1 dies after shooting outside Minneapolis' Shiloh Temple

Drought-like conditions result in watering bans around Minnesota

Minnesota baseball player gifted new prosthetic arm

Olympic pool coming to north Minneapolis; organization working to reduce drownings