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  • PopSugar

    Here's What Happens in the "Where the Crawdads Sing" Book

    Image Source: Amazon.com When the book "Where the Crawdads Sing" came out, it seemed like it was on everybody's bookshelf or reading list. That popularity paired with its status in Reese Witherspoon's book club make it no surprise that the film adaptation hits theaters on July 13.

  • Reuters

    U.S. approves SpaceX's Starlink internet for use with ships, boats, planes

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday authorized Elon Musk's SpaceX to use its Starlink satellite internet network with moving vehicles, green-lighting the company's plan to expand broadband offerings to commercial airlines, shipping vessels and trucks. Starlink, a fast-growing constellation of internet-beaming satellites in orbit, has long sought to grow its customer base from individual broadband users in rural, internet-poor locations to enterprise customers in the potentially lucrative automotive, shipping and airline sectors. "Authorizing a new class of terminals for SpaceX's satellite system will expand the range of broadband capabilities to meet the growing user demands that now require connectivity while on the move," the FCC said in its authorization published Thursday, echoing plans outlined in SpaceX's request for the approval early last year.

  • The Decatur Daily, Ala.

    Fatal wreck victim identified; 2 others face theft charges after police chase

    Jun. 30—An Athens man was identified as the fatality in Wednesday's one-vehicle accident following a police chase after a reported theft at Decatur's Home Depot, Decatur police said. Police identified the decedent as Alfondzo Lafonz Hewlett, 26. He was the driver of the vehicle. Limestone County Coroner Mike West said the vehicle ran off the road just north of Calhoun Community College and the ...