Industrial-scale pork on trial in federal nuisance lawsuits

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Drive past clustered hog sheds containing thousands of animals in the country's No. 2 pork-producing state on the wrong day and the reason hundreds of North Carolina neighbors are suing in federal court is clear: it really stinks.

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  • Written by By EMERY P. DALESIO , AP Business Writer

How you're tracked online _ and what you can do about it

NEW YORK (AP) — Though Facebook gets the attention because of a recent privacy gaffe, the social network is far from alone in collecting massive amounts of data on you to help marketers sell you stuff.

  • Written by By ANICK JESDANUN , AP Technology Writer

NOT REAL NEWS: Feds didn't charge 412 Muslims in health scam

DETROIT (AP) — The more than 400 people U.S. prosecutors charged in a health care fraud scheme last year weren't all Muslim nor from a single Midwestern state, despite claims in a story being shared widely online.


Six months of #MeToo: Hopes are high for lasting impact

NEW YORK (AP) — Six months after bursting into the spotlight, the #MeToo movement has toppled scores of men from prominent positions and fueled a national conversation about workplace sexual harassment.

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  • Written by By DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer