Six days after a ransomware cyberattack, Atlanta officials are filling out forms by hand

Atlanta (CNN)Residents can’t pay their water bill or their parking tickets. Police and other employees are having to write out their reports by hand. And court proceedings for people who are not in police custody are canceled until computer systems are functioning properly again.The city said on...

Hawaii false missile alert ‘button pusher’ is fired

(CNN)The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency employee who triggered the false ballistic missile alert earlier this month has been fired, the state adjutant general said Tuesday. Retired Brig. Gen. Bruce Oliveira said, “When it became apparent that the real-world alert was issued,” the employee...

Veteran who served two tours in Afghanistan could be deported

(CNN)Miguel Perez Jr. discovered that two tours of duty in Afghanistan with the US Army and an accompanying case of PTSD are no shield from US immigration laws.The substance-abuse and mental-health counseling he desperately needs would not be readily available in Mexico, he said. He also predicts that drug...

Amateur astronomer discovers NASA satellite that’s been lost for 12 years

(CNN)For 12 years, a NASA satellite known as IMAGE was lost wide.NASA trigger to research and trained its Deep Space Network, a constellation of radio telescopes used to talk with space missions, to look for the satellite. Five separate antennas then confirmed the signal and matched the satellite’s...