U.S. & World

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dead at 65

SEATTLE, Wash. – Paul Allen, who co-founded the now-massive software company Microsoft with Bill Gates, has died. Allen beat non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2009. However, it recently returned. He died on October 15 from complications related to the disease. He was 65 years …

Facebook hack update

MENLO PARK, Calif. (NBC) – Facebook says a recent security break affected about 29 million users. That’s less than the company’s original estimate of almost 50 million. About half of the people affected by the breach had their personal information exposed. Facebook …

Toyota recalls thousands of vehicles

(NBCNC) – Toyota is recalling nearly 188,000 vehicles over concerns that airbags may not inflate in a crash. The recall involves 2018 and 2019 Tundra pickups and Sequoia SUVS and 2019 Avalon sedans. The automaker says the control computer can erroneously detect …

Hurricane Michael: searching for survivors

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NBC News) – The death toll continues to rise in the wake of Hurricane Michael. At least 11 storm-related deaths have been confirmed, and officials expect that number to rise. Much of the Florida Panhandle looks like a battlefield, …

Kanye visits the White House

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC News) – Rapper Kanye West and football legend Jim Brown visited the White House Thursday for lunch with President Trump. During a meeting in the Oval Office, West went on an extended monologue on issues ranging from the nature …