Profiles of those who died in huge warehouse fire in Oakland

The room started to fill with what they thought was mist from a fog machine and then, within seconds, they realized it was smoke. As fear spread among those in the room, Faelen said he looked over at Draven. His friend’s face was calm, even peaceful — an expression in sharp contrast to the growing […]

Hackers take to Zoombombing during pandemic

“We are determined to do better and hold ourselves to the highest standard on security and privacy,” Zoom CEO Eric Yuan said Wednesday in an online video chat reported by Bloomberg News. The San Jose company has formed a cybersecurity council, hired Facebook’s former chief security officer, Alex Stamos, to advise it, and beefed up […]

Partition oral history project goes online due to COVID-19

Across genresAmong the notable voices over the years are writers Bapsi Sidhwa and Khushwant Singh, artist Nek Chand, and sporting icon Milkha Singh. The project has facilitated meetings between old neighbours, people who look back with fondness at the endless days of summer, the girls they loved; and with anger at the life-altering violence and […]

Australian politics live: Thursday December 6

[email protected]_McCormackMP on Nauru: There are ten children left on Nauru. Four don’t want to come to Australia and the others, as I understand, are in families where the adults are people who perhaps shouldn’t be in Australia at any rate. #FirstEdition