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Walmart will phase out handgun and short-barrel rifle ammunition. It’s also restricting “open carry” in stores. A month ago, two shootings happened at two Walmarts in one week.
Lawmakers across the U.S. and in the EU argue that labels like “vegan sausage” or “cauliflower rice” mislead people. Tofurky, the ACLU and others are suing, saying new label laws violate free speech.
Store managers are told to make “every effort” to offer new job options as the greeter position goes away. Workers and their families tell NPR about chaos and anxiety of being in limbo.
NPR has found that Walmart is changing the job requirements for front-door greeters in a way that appears to disproportionately affect workers with disabilities.
The 1996 law is praised by the tech industry as the core pillar of Internet freedom. But its path also runs through some of the darkest corners of the Web, such as online sex trafficking of children.
The FCC has formally published the order to undo net neutrality rules, starting the two-month countdown to the repeal going into effect. State attorneys general, advocacy groups are filing lawsuits.
The FCC will vote Dec. 14 on a plan to undo rules that prevent Internet providers from blocking or slowing websites and apps. The plan would require broadband providers to disclose their practices.