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New evidence from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this morning points to the ongoing and significant drop in the U.S. teen birth rate over the past 2o-plus years. The birth rate for teenagers ages 15-19 was 26.6 births per 1,000 in 2013, down 57 percent from the rate of 61.8 births per 1,000 in 1991, according to the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics.Read full article >>
The militant group Islamic State in Iraq released a video on Tuesday that appeared to show the beheading of American photojournalist James Foley. Shortly afterward, Radio Sawa's Washington correspondent Zaid Benjamin, who seems to have broken the news of the execution, had his Twitter account temporarily blocked and a tweet containing the video deleted.Read full article >>
As one of Barack Obama?s chief political strategists, David Plouffe mixed grassroots organizing and Internet campaigning to help win two presidential elections. Now Uber, the controversial online transportation company, has tapped Plouffe to deploy these same skills in what has rapidly become one of the most prominent political fights to emerge out of Silicon Valley.Read full article >>
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus want to save a controversial rule whose critics say makes it impossible for sports fans to watch their local teams.
In a letter to the Federal Communications Commission, over a dozen black lawmakers said repealing the sports blackout rule, as at least one FCC commissioner has suggested, would hurt the business model that supports sports leagues like the NFL, as well as broadcasters.Read full article >>
Uber, which announced Tuesday that it has hired former Obama adviser David Plouffe as senior vice president for policy and strategy, is experimenting with delivering common convenience store items to select customers through a new pilot project in Washington, D.C. But, so far, the taxi service is only delivering to Washington's wealthiest and least diverse areas.Read full article >>
Following the recent leadership change, Sprint is offering a new family plan that provides 20GB data at $100 for a maximum 10 lines.
For people who are willing to switch to Sprint?s new ?Family Share Pack,? the company will reimburse up to $350 of the early termination fee for their old wireless carriers.Read full article >>