Massive, extended data breach within Marriott’s hotel empire
The Marriott hotel empire announced Nov. 30 a years-long security breach that has compromised the personal information of up to 500 million guests. The breach, which started in 2014, affects hotels that previously belonged to Starwood, including St. Regis, Sheraton and Westin. Compromised information may include names, addresses, credit card information and passport numbers.
Mueller considers new charges for ex-Trump campaign chairman
Special counsel Robert Mueller is considering pressing new charges against Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager. Prosecutors accused Manafort of lying to Congress and annulling his plea deal.
Bloomberg announces $50 million to fight opioid epidemic
Bloomberg Philanthropies, the charity of former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, announced a $50 million donation to help 10 states combat the opioid epidemic. The first state to receive funding will be Pennsylvania, which has the highest drug overdose death rates in the country.
9-year-old convinces Steph Curry to create Curry 5 shoes for girls
Girl named Riley Morrison asks @StephenCurry30 why his sneakers don’t come in girls sizes. Steph responds. pic.twitter.com/C7SPIiMUlu
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) November 29, 2018
A 9-year-old girl named Riley Morrison wrote a letter to NBA player Stephen Curry pointing out that Curry’s Under Armour Curry 5 shoes weren’t available for girls. Curry responded to the letter, promising to make the change on the Under Armour website and send Riley a new pair of Curry 5’s.