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Texas Again Trying To Ban Syrian Refugees After Family Was Settled Last Week

In the latest controversy over Syrians seeking refuge in Texas, the state’s top lawyer on Tuesday again asked a federal judge to halt the resettlement of people fleeing the war-torn country.<p>Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton told a U.S. district judge that the federal government should be …

Immigration

500 Kinds of Bugs May be Living in Your House

Spiders, flies, beetles, and book lice are among the surprisingly plentiful critters detected in a new survey of U.S homes.<p>Forget the rain forest—your home is brimming with bugs. More than 500 kinds of them.<p>Spiders, flies, beetles, ants, and book lice are among the critters detected in a new study, …

ISIS Has Its Own Secure Messaging App

The Islamic State has long relied on messaging apps like Facebook’s (fb) What’sApp, Telegram, and Twitter (twtr) direct messaging to communicate and …

Privacy

Mark Zuckerberg Keeps Pissing Off His Neighbors

"I’m sure you all agree that it can be cumbersome living next to Zuck."<p>Neighbors near Mark Zuckerberg's $10 million San Francisco pied-à-terre say the billionaire's security detail is parking illegally, and have circulated a letter — obtained by BuzzFeed News — urging residents to report the …

New Battery Tech Could Stop Hoverboard Fires

Lithium ion batteries have been generating some real heat lately—literally.<p>The latest in an explosion of tech that catches fire when the batteries …

Clean Energy

The CEO of Netflix Is Making a Huge Donation to Education

Reed Hastings is spending money on more than just streaming content.<p>The Netflix (NFLX) CEO has launched a $100 million philanthropic fund aimed at …

Education