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Elon Musk’s SEC fight nears its moment of truth

Elon Musk’s SEC fight nears its moment of truth

Both the US Securities and Exchange Commission and Tesla CEO Elon Musk are standing their ground in federal court. What happens next will be up to Judge Alison Nathan, who’s tasked with weighing the SEC’s request that Musk be held in contempt for violating the terms of a settlement agreement reached last fall. In the…MORE

Jason Isbell, John Prine, Tyler Childers & More Win 2018 Americana Awards [Full List]

Jason Isbell, John Prine, Tyler Childers & More Win 2018 Americana Awards [Full List]

The 2018 Americana Honors & Awards ceremony was held on Sept. 12 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. The star-studded event, which was hosted by the Milk Carton Kids, featured performances by Rosanne Cash, John Prine, Robert Earl Keen, Brandi Carlile, Jason Isbell, Margo Price and more. Jason Isbell was the night’s big winner, earning three awards…MORE

John Prine, Sturgill Simpson, Amanda Shires, Marty Stuart & More Win 2017 Americana Awards

John Prine, Sturgill Simpson, Amanda Shires, Marty Stuart & More Win 2017 Americana Awards

The 2017 Americana Honors & Awards were held tonight (Sept. 13) at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. The ceremony is the centerpiece of Nashville’s Americana Fest (Sept. 12–17), which features almost 300 artists performing at different venues throughout Nashville. During tonight’s ceremony, Lifetime Achievement Awards were presented to Van Morrison (Songwriter), Iris Dement (Trailblazer), Robert Cray (Performance),…MORE

Mikaela Shiffrin on learning to ignore social media ‘haters’

Mikaela Shiffrin on learning to ignore social media ‘haters’

Mikaela Shiffrin is growing into one of the most dominant and influential female sports stars on the planet, but she knows that her success in ski racing comes at a price — abusive comments on social media. The 24-year-old dominated skiing’s World Cup circuit this season and has taken over the mantle of skiing’s biggest…MORE

Why ISIS is easier for big tech to fight than white supremacy

Why ISIS is easier for big tech to fight than white supremacy

Social media networks are facing a reckoning for their role in spreading far-right terrorist propaganda, after a deadly attack on a New Zealand mosque was live-streamed on Facebook.  Recognizing that the gunman’s gruesome stunt was designed to go viral, governments and business leaders are now calling on Facebook, Twitter and Google to do more to rid their platforms of hate…MORE

Dan + Shay Crash Disney Wedding [VIDEO]

Dan + Shay Crash Disney Wedding [VIDEO]

Could there be anything more magical on your special day, other than getting married at Walt Disney World, the most magical place on Earth? Well, maybe…if Dan + Shay decide to crash your wedding!MORE