Tom Ciccotta

Tom Ciccotta

One Dead in Coastal Carolina University’s Second Shooting This Year

One person died on Saturday morning in the second shooting this year at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina. According to a local news report, one person died on Saturday morning at Coastal Carolina University. The local coroner’s office

Police tape is seen outside the Tree of Life Synagogue after a shooting there left 11 people dead in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh on October 27, 2018. - A heavily armed gunman opened fire during a baby-naming ceremony at a synagogue in the US city of Pittsburgh on …

Amazon Claims It Will Stop Swiping Delivery Driver Tips

Amazon announced this week that it will end an exploitative tipping practice that counts customer tips towards a driver’s base pay. The e-commerce giant says that drivers will now receive 100 percent of all tips as opposed to those tips going at least partially to Jeff Bezos’ bottom line.

Jeff Bezos

Report: Lori Loughlin Thought All Rich People Bribed Colleges

A new report suggests that Hollywood actress Lori Loughlin refused to plead guilty for her alleged role in the “Varsity Blues” college admissions bribery scandal because she thought that all rich people bribed colleges in exchange for their children’s admission.

Actress Lori Loughlin departs federal court in Boston on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, after facing charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Report: Flawed Essay Scoring Algorithms Adopted by Exam Makers

According to a report by Motherboard, a flawed electronic essay scoring algorithm has been adopted by several states. Experts say the algorithms stress the ability to write in whole sentences, not creative or insightful thinking by students.

The Associated Press