Today in the news: Conversion therapy for gay kids banned in California
Quote of note
“This bill bans non-scientific ‘therapies’ that have driven young people to depression and suicide.” – Tweet from California Gov. Jerry Brown, who signed a bill Monday that bans therapy that tries to turn gay kids straight. The law, which goes into effect on Jan. 1, will ban such practices for anyone under 18.
News to know
Apple announced that a bug in its iPhone 5 is causing some users to see data usage go through the roof. The bug doesn’t turn off data usage when users are connected to WiFi networks, and consequently, some users were hitting their monthly data usage within days. The problem mainly appeared to be with phones on Verizon, though others may be affected as well.
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GateHouse News Service