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July 16th, 2014
10:18 PM ET

NASA re-enacts Apollo 11 launch on Twitter

45 years ago today, the Apollo 11 was launched into space. It was one of the greatest moments in the history of the space program.

But what would the world have been like if Twitter had existed in 1969.

Jeanne Moos has the story.


Filed under: Jeanne Moos • NASA • News • Science
July 16th, 2014
10:14 PM ET

Deadly diseases lurking in America's waters

There are new concerns about deadly diseases lurking in the water this summer.

In just the past month, there have been multiple cases of flesh-eating bacteria and brain-eating amoebas.

Most victims are infected by swimming or fishing in contaminated waters across the country.

Miguel Marquez is Outfront with the story. We must warn you some of the images are disturbing.


Filed under: Health • News
July 16th, 2014
09:03 PM ET

Female Yahoo exec. accused of harassing female worker

"She made the entire story up in an attempt to save her job and avoid losing hundreds of thousands of dollars in unvested Yahoo stock," Yahoo senior director of engineering Maria Zhang said in a defamation lawsuit filed Wednesday.

Zhang was referring to former software engineer Nan Shi, who filed a complaint against Zhang, accusing her of sexual harassment. Shi is also suing Yahoo (YHOO, Tech30) and Zhang for emotional distress and wrongful termination.

Shi's complaint claims that Zhang "coerced" her to have "oral and digital sex" on multiple occasions. Shi said Zhang promised a "bright future" at the company in exchange for sexual favors. Shi said Zhang threatened to fire her if she refused.

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Filed under: Business • News • Tech • Yahoo
July 16th, 2014
08:38 PM ET

The gangs behind the border children crisis

What is causing an influx of young immigrants to illegally cross the U.S. border? Some say it's the threat of gangs, rape and human trafficking in Central America.

Not in my backyard: Communities protest surge of immigrant kids

Our Sara Sidner has an exclusive report - she speaks to gang members about their role in the border crisis.


Filed under: Immigration • International • News • Undocumented
July 16th, 2014
08:28 PM ET

Time Warner rejects Murdoch's $80 Billion deal: Will Fox CEO make another offer?

He's the billionaire who doesn't like to take no for an answer. But today OutFront learned Time Warner said no to Rupert Murdoch's $80 billion proposal to add CNN's parent company to his global empire.

For size, for sports, and for ego – why Murdoch wants Time Warner

The merger with the Fox owner would have created a juggernaut - spanning an abundance of channels, movie and television studios and newspapers.

Murdoch may be down, but he has a history of getting his way.

Brian Stelter is OutFront with more.


Filed under: Business • News
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