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Democrats court black voters at South Carolina forum

Four Democratic presidential candidates pitched wholesale changes to the federal government’s approach to African-Americans on Saturday, using a forum here in South Carolina to woo the state’s crucially important electorate. New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke all discussed their plans…MORE

Crew of oil tanker attacked in the Gulf of Oman arrive in Dubai

Twenty-three crew members from a Norwegian-owned oil tanker that was attacked in the Gulf of Oman have arrived safely in Dubai, the shipping company that owns the tanker said Saturday. The crew of the “Front Altair” includes 11 Russians, one Georgian and 11 Filipinos. “All crew members are well and have been well looked after…MORE

New York Times: US ramping up cyber attacks on Russia

The US is escalating cyber attacks on Russia’s electric power grid and has placed potentially crippling malware inside the Russian system, The New York Times reported Saturday. The placement of the malware that deep within the Russian grid had never previously been attempted, the Times reports, and is intended partly as a warning and also…MORE

Babe Ruth’s jersey sold at auction for a record-breaking $5.6 million

It’s been more than a century since Babe Ruth started his baseball career, but the Bambino is still breaking records. A Babe Ruth New York Yankees jersey from 1928-1930 fetched $5.64 million at auction Saturday, making it the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold, according to the auction house. The previous record was…MORE

Target registers back online after widespread outage

Target cash registers were back online after a two-hour systems outage on Saturday that left exasperated shoppers venting frustrations online. In a statement, the company said the failure was not the result of a data breach or security-related issue. “The temporary outage earlier today was the result of an internal technology issue that lasted for…MORE