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The Next Frontier of Police Surveillance Is Drones

A major drone company and a major police-camera company are teaming up, and the possibilities are frightening.<p>A company that makes stun guns and body …

Surveillance

Yellowstone boss: Trump officials forced me out over wildlife advocacy

The superintendent of Yellowstone national park says he has been forced out of his job by the Trump administration over his wildlife advocacy.<p>“It’s a hell of a way to be treated at the end of four decades spent trying to do my best for the park service and places like Yellowstone, but that’s how …

Yellowstone National Park

EPA poised to scrap fuel economy targets that are key to curbing global warming — setting up clash with California

The Trump administration is poised to abandon America's pioneering fuel economy targets for cars and SUVs, a move that would undermine one of the world's most aggressive programs to confront climate change and invite another major confrontation with California.<p>The Environmental Protection Agency is …

Fuel Efficiency

A healthcare algorithm started cutting care, and no one knew why

For most of her life, Tammy Dobbs, who has cerebral palsy, relied on her family in Missouri for care. But in 2008, she moved to Arkansas, where she signed up for a state program that provided for a caretaker to give her the help she needed.<p>There, under a Medicaid waiver program, assessors …

Washing Machines

World's first mass-producible 3D-printed electric car will cost under $10K

The world’s first mass-producible, 3D-printed electric car is set to revolutionize the auto industry. Italy-based electric car company XEV teamed up …

Electric Vehicles

Supreme Court refuses to stop new congressional maps in Pennsylvania

The Supreme Court on Monday turned down a request from Republican legislative leaders in Pennsylvania to block a redrawn congressional map that creates more parity between the political parties in the state.<p>The practical impact is the 2018 elections are likely to be held under a map much more …

U.S. Supreme Court

Weird Life Found in Earth's Driest Soil

Extreme microbes detected in the hyper-arid Atacama Desert hint at the ways organisms might eke out a living in the Martian underground.<p>Chile's Atacama Desert is about as close as you can get to Mars without hitching a ride on a rocket: salty, windswept, and so bone dry, it'd be easy to mistake it …

National Academy of Sciences

Florida eye doctor sentenced to 17 years for Medicare fraud

Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Florida eye doctor Salomon Melgen was sentenced to 17 years in prison on Thursday for Medicare fraud.<p>U.S. District Judge Kenneth …

Medicare

Internet rages after Google removes “view image” button, bowing to Getty

Getty drops lawsuit against Google in exchange for controversial image search changes.<p>This week, Google Image Search is getting a lot less useful, …

Here Are The Most Popular Types Of Tuna Used In Japanese Cuisine

Tuna is one of the most common items served in Japanese restaurants. We’ve talked previously about where the majority of the world’s tuna is sourced …

Japan

Shoot me, don't jail me, Philippines' Duterte tells Hague court prosecutor | Reuters

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday told the International Criminal Court (ICC) to go ahead and investigate him for crimes against humanity, and said he would prefer to face a firing squad than be jailed.<p>FILE PHOTO - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, wearing a …

International Criminal Court

One Chic Scooter

Just when I was feeling a little scootered out, the Eagle rider came rolling on to my screen! It’s almost too cute for words… but somehow also edgy …

Where to Find the Best (Affordable!) Sushi

Great and cheap aren’t typically two words you hear in the same sentence when it comes to sushi, but we promise you, it does exist. Affordable and …

Work has ruled our lives for centuries, and it does so today more than ever. But a new generation of thinkers insists there is an alternative. By Andy Beckett<p>Work is the master of the modern world. For most people, it is impossible to imagine society without it. It dominates and pervades everyday …

University of Chicago

Airbrushing Meets the #MeToo Movement. Guess Who Wins.

The galvanization of women, whether as candidates for political office or as voices speaking up as part of the #metoo movement, has challenged yet another traditionally sacred practice: the airbrushing of beauty images into unachievable perfection.<p>This week, CVS, the American pharmaceutical giant, …

How robo-callers outwitted the government and completely wrecked the Do Not Call list

On the morning of Oct. 1, 2015, a middle-aged telemarketer arrived at the Washington headquarters of the Federal Trade Commission. His name was Aaron Michael Jones, or possibly Michael Aaron Jones, and in any case, he went by Mike. According to court documents, Mike was a father and widower. He …

Identity Theft

A report from the front line where Ukrainians and Russians still battle

<b>HARI SREENIVASAN:</b><p>Rex Tillerson has said that Ukraine is the single most difficult obstacle to establishing normal relations with Russia. And just a …

Meet Challenger, a bald eagle whose soaring skills are in high demand

PHILADELPHIA — The first big cheer at Lincoln Financial Field occurred when the Philadelphia Eagles ran onto the field. The second roar came during “The Star-Spangled Banner” — when an actual eagle swooped around the stadium.<p>The feathered one was a bald eagle named Challenger, and he is a big deal. …

Birds

The Real Future of Work

Forget automation. The workplace is already cracking up in profound ways, and Washington is sorely behind on dealing with it.<p><b>In 2013, Diana Borland and 129 of her colleagues</b> filed into an auditorium at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Borland had worked there for the past 13 years as a …

The Workplace

Arab League to lobby U.N. to recognize Palestinian state | Reuters

AMMAN (Reuters) - Arab states will soon embark on a diplomatic drive to persuade the United Nations to recognize a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital on territory captured by Israel in the 1967 war, Jordan’s Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said.<p>Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman …

Trump Signed 96 Laws In 2017. Here Is What They Do And How They Measure Up

<b>Updated at 11:02 p.m. ET</b><p>When President Trump signed the $1.5 trillion tax cut bill on Friday at the White House, he made a bold claim — that his "legislative approvals" were off the charts. "No. 1 in the history of our country," he said, citing 88 as the number of bills he had signed into law.<p>The …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Mideast needs two-state solution, Pope says in Christmas message | Reuters

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis used his Christmas message on Monday to call for a negotiated two-state solution to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, after U.S. President Donald Trump stoked regional tensions with his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.<p>Francis spoke of the …

Middle East

Vietnam braces for typhoon as Philippine toll rises to 230 dead

HANOI/MANILA (Reuters) - Authorities in Vietnam prepared to move a million people from low-lying areas along the south coast on Monday as a typhoon approached after it battered the Philippines with floods and landslides that killed more than 230 people.<p>Typhoon Tembin is expected to slam into …

Peru president pardons ex-leader Fujimori; foes take to streets | Reuters

LIMA (Reuters) - Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski pardoned former authoritarian leader Alberto Fujimori late on Sunday, triggering Christmas Eve street clashes as protesters denounced the decision as part of a crude political deal.<p>The decision clears Fujimori of convictions for human rights …

Tax cuts: Economists see modest impact on workers, economy as corporate taxes fall

Will the corporate tax cut trickle down to workers and the broader economy? Or will it simply fatten the cash reserves of the largest U.S. companies and their shareholders?<p>Republican lawmakers argue the reduction in the corporate rate from 35% to 21% will spark a boom in business investment that …

Kremlin says U.S. tip-off about planned attack 'saved many lives' | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A U.S. tip-off about a planned attack in St. Petersburg helped save many lives and Russia and the United States should try to cooperate in the same way in future, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday.<p>Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov arrives for the meeting with officials …

Volkswagen to install 2,800 U.S. electric vehicle charging stations

DETROIT (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) unit Electrify America said on Monday that it plans to install 2,800 electric vehicle charging stations in 17 of the largest U.S. cities by June 2019.<p>The charging stations will be located at roughly 500 sites, with around 75 percent of them at …

EU agrees to extend economic sanctions on Russia until mid-2018 | Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to prolong for another six months the bloc’s economic sanctions on Russia, imposed over the annexation of Ukraine’s peninsula of Crimea and Moscow’s support for rebels in east Ukraine.<p>The sanctions, which target Russia’s energy, defense …

'Bad news for our enemies': EU launches defense pact | Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union nations, now unfettered by Britain’s decision to quit, achieved a 70-year-old ambition on Thursday to integrate their defenses, launching a pact between 25 EU governments to fund, develop and deploy armed forces together.<p>EU leaders take part in a group photo on …

Fund managers seek stocks benefiting from Democratic gains in 2018 U.S. elections | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The surprise victory by Democrats in Tuesday’s Alabama election for a U.S. senator is prompting fund managers to prepare for more losses by the Republican party in the 2018 mid-term Congressional elections.<p>Democratic Alabama U.S. Senate candidate Doug Jones acknowledges …