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Miss America pageant leaving Atlantic City for Connecticut

ATLANTIC CITY, N. J. (AP) There she is. Here she isn't. Miss America is leaving Atlantic City for the second time, trading one casino town for another in a move that caps a whirlwind of change at the nearly century-old pageant. This year's pageant will be held at the Mohegan Sun Connecticut in Uncasville, Connecticut, the Miss America Organization said Tuesday. It will be broadcast on NBC on Dec. 19, in a switch from recent broadcaster ABC. "The Miss America Organization is proud to partner a...

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The Latest: Expert welcomes tech probe, warns of politics

WASHINGTON (AP) The Latest on U. S. regulation of technology companies (all times local):5:55 p. m. A Harvard professor who worked in the Obama administration says one challenge with the Justice Department's announced probe of big tech companies is to avoid politicizing it. Jason Furman, who was chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers under President Barack Obama, says the antitrust scrutiny on the companies is long overdue. He just hopes it's "fast and effective enough that it can the a...

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Teen climate activist to French critics: Listen to science

PARIS (AP) Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has told lawmakers at France's lower house of parliament that they need to listen to scientists on the issue of climate change and act now to avert a catastrophe. Thunberg spoke Tuesday in a conference room, invited by lawmakers from several parties. She has drawn criticism from some conservative and far-right lawmakers. She said that youth like herself are only communicating what scientists have learned about climate change, citing a by...

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