ILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, file photo, the Apple logo is illuminated in the entrance to the Fifth Avenue Apple store, in New York. Apple’s widely used iTunes and app stores suffered a rare breakdown Wednesday, March 11, 2015, frustrating millions of music lovers and mobile device owners around the world. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Apple warns against scams involving iTunes cards

Authorities have previously warned about similar scams involving pre-paid debit cards. But in recent months, the IRS and the Federal Trade Commission have said criminals are using the popular Apple gift cards as an easy, and difficult-to-trace, method of transferring cash.

The amount of sugar contained in drinks is on display at a shelf in a supermarket in London, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016.  Britain has unveiled a plan to battle rising child obesity by urging food manufacturers to cut down on sugar and getting primary schools to make pupils do more exercise. But health campaigners have slammed the government for failing to restrict junk food advertising aimed at children. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

Study details sugar industry attempt to shape science

The analysis published Monday is based on correspondence between a sugar trade group and researchers at Harvard University, and is the latest example showing how food and beverage makers attempt to shape public understanding of nutrition.

In this Sept. 11, 2015 file photo, a visitor pauses at the Wall of Names after a Service of Remembrance at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa. Victims' relatives and dignitaries will convene Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, at the site for one of the constants in how America remembers 9/11 after 15 years, the anniversary ceremony itself. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Marking 15 years since 9/11, ceremony keeps personal focus

The simple, reverential observance may be the norm now, but city officials fielded about 4,500 suggestions — including a Broadway parade honoring rescue workers and a one-minute blackout of all of Manhattan — while planning the first ceremony in 2002.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a LBGT For Hillary Gala at the Cipriani Club, in New York, Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Clinton says ‘Deplorables’ comment is ‘grossly generalistic’

Less than 24 hours after she made the comments at a private New York City fundraiser, Clinton said in a statement, “last night I was ‘grossly generalistic’ and that’s never a good idea. I regret saying ‘half’ — that was wrong.” But she argued that the word “deplorable” was reasonable to describe much of Trump’s campaign.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, left, is welcomed to the stage by Laverne Cox, right, at a LBGT For Hillary Gala at the Cipriani Club, in New York, Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Trump campaign objects to ‘deplorable’ language

Clinton was speaking at an LGBT fundraiser in New York City Friday night when she described those supporters as “racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamaphobic — you name it.”

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California schools to ensure education for English learners

The state Department of Education and Board of Education agreed to new training and monitoring procedures to make sure that language services to English Learner-designated students meet requirements of the federal Equal Educational Opportunities Act.