Tech giants invited to hearings

Tech giants Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet — the parent company of Google — are invited to appear for public hearings as part of congressional investigations into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election.

LGBT hate-crime laws debated

The horrific murder of a transgender teen in Missouri is rekindling the debate over the effectiveness of hate-crime laws.

Like mother, like daughter

The 19-year-old daughter of Christie Brinkley is following in her mom’s footsteps — she’ll be pictured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue.

Calif. moves presidential primary

Super Tuesday, the jam-packed day of presidential primary voting every four years, may get supercharged in 2020 with California joining the pack, bringing along its prize of the most delegates.

Iranian official talks tough

Iran’s top diplomat scolds President Trump for a tweet about a nonexistent Iranian missile launch and essentially rules out renegotiating the nuclear accord that Trump is threatening to dismantle.

Milestone near for TV zombies

The popular AMC series The Walking Dead will reach its 100th episode when it kicks off Season 8 on Oct. 22.