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Gov. Baker calls for passage of cellphone driving ban

- Associated Press

Gov. Charlie Baker for the first time on Tuesday threw his support behind a proposal that would ban motorists in Massachusetts from holding their cellphones while they drive.

Hulu sued for not offering audio service for blind customers

- Associated Press

Advocacy groups have sued Hulu in an effort to force the subscription streaming service to provide an audio track that helps people who are blind or visually impaired enjoy TV shows and movies.

FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, file photo, AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson, left, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on the proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner, as Time Warner Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Bewkes listens at right. The Justice Department intends to sue AT&T to stop its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, according to a person familiar with the matter who was not authorized to discuss the matter ahead of the suit's official filing. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Politics or policy? Behind the dispute over AT&T-Time Warner

- Associated Press

AT&T is vowing to fight the U.S. government to save its $85 billion bid for Time Warner, after the Justice Department sued to block the deal on grounds it could hike television bills and hamper innovation.

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket (Photo: Associated Press)

Space: The next frontier

Ask any baby boomer and there are two dates they will remember and can tell you where they were when the news hit. The first is Nov. 22, 1963, when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.

Iran-based hacker charged with trying to extort HBO

- Associated Press

An Iran-based hacker plotted to extort HBO out of $6 million by threatening to release stolen episodes and scripts of hit shows, such as "Game of Thrones," at one point taunting the network with a twist on a catch phrase form that series: "Winter is coming. HBO is falling."

FILE - This Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, as technology companies and retailers make gains.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Technology companies, retailers send US stock indexes higher

- Associated Press

U.S. stocks are higher Monday as technology and industrial companies, banks and retailers all make modest gains. Drugmakers and other health care companies are trading lower. Companies that make opioid pain medications are down sharply after the government released a much higher estimate of the costs of the ongoing addiction crisis.

Colorado fines Uber $8.9M for nearly 60 problem drivers

- Associated Press

Colorado regulators issued an $8.9 million fine against Uber's parent company on Monday for allowing employees with serious criminal or motor vehicle offenses to work for the company as drivers.