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Uber driver charged with vehicular manslaughter

The former driver for the on-demand car service is facing legal action after allegedly hitting and killing a 6-year-old on New Year's Eve in San Francisco.

By December 9, 2014

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Uber bans driver suspected of vehicular manslaughter

The peer-to-peer car service deactivates the account of an off-duty Uber driver after he allegedly hit and killed a 6-year-old girl on New Year's Eve.

By January 2, 2014

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John Oliver exposes what the Internet does to women

Technically Incorrect: In a searing segment that ought to cause a considerable portion of the male population to feel just a little shame, the HBO comedian praises Google's stance on revenge porn. (And mocks Bing.)

By June 22, 2015

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Prostitute pleads guilty in Google exec's death

A 27-year-old call girl is sentenced to 6 years in jail after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter in a Google executive's death on his California yacht.

By May 19, 2015

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GoFundMe pulls crowdfunding page for Baltimore police officers in Freddie Gray case

The Baltimore police union launches an effort to raise money for legal fees, but the fund-raising site says no go. It's the latest campaign involving alleged police misconduct that's been shuttered.

By May 2, 2015

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Are crowdfunding sites becoming too political?

Experts believe controversial, political crowdfunding campaigns show no signs of slowing down.

By April 19, 2015

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Uber's year of prosperity and controversy

Uber had a tumultuous 2014. Here's a look at its biggest ups and downs -- from becoming the highest-valued venture-backed company in the world to #Ubergate.

By December 26, 2014

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Uber defies government warnings and goes live in Seoul, Korea

After a tense battle, the City government of Seoul will crack down on UberX following the service's launch, offering rewards for reporting drivers.

By December 11, 2014

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Uber driver arrested in alleged rape of female passenger in India

Local police say they will take legal action against the on-demand ride service over alleged driver and vehicle violations.

By December 7, 2014

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How risky is your Uber ride? Maybe more than you think

When you agree to Uber's terms and conditions, you basically sign your life away, consumer advocates say. So then, what happens when a driver hits you on the head with a hammer, as one passenger claims?

By October 8, 2014