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How and why New Jersey police are attempting to frame an unarmed 14-year-old they shot seven times

Hours after the shooting, before the case received any national attention, there was this:<p>Police sources say the shooting occurred during a foot …

New Jersey

NASA Europa Mission Gets White House Approval

The quest to explore Jupiter's ocean-harboring moon Europa has taken a big step forward.<p>The White House's fiscal year 2016 budget request for NASA, …

Astronomy

San Francisco public defender arrested outside courtroom for defending her client (VIDEO)

Deputy Public Defender Jami Tillotson on the verge of being led away in handcuffs<p>San Francisco Deputy Public Defender Jami Tillotson, an …

San Francisco

This Black Man Was Shot to Death by the Cops After Calling Police for Help

Kevin Davis and his girlfriend, April Edwards, lived on the outskirts of Decatur, GA, a predominantlyblack community just outside Atlanta. Davis, 44, …

Crime

Vinli Promises To Bring Autos Into The Smartphone Age

With Vinli, cars are about to get apps. And not just cars made in the future. The system works with nearly any car made after 1996 and is compatible with Android and iOS devices. The company just launched on the Disrupt SF 2014 stage and announced that the Vinli device is available for …

Welcome To Mars. Here's Where You'll Be Staying

In a fun competition to design a 3-D-printed Martian habitat, three designs are finalists.<p>NASA has plans to put humans on Mars in the 2030s or 2040s, and the private company Mars One is already interviewing applicants to for its one-way trip to the Red Planet. But a couple of crucial questions …

Updates

8th May 2018 – The ATLAS collaboration is continuing to scour the wealth of data provided by the LHC for any signs of physics beyond the particles …

The Engineer Who Proposed Powering The World With A Solar Satellite

Plus, a look at Popular Science's predictions for the future of solar energy in 1972, just as solar-cell research was picking up.<p>The conceiver of one of mankind's coolest ideas for boundless clean energy died last week. He was 90 and first published his ideas in 1968, a year before NASA put a man …

Exotic grains from cosmos identified

<b>Scientists may have identified the first known dust particles from outside our Solar System, in samples returned to Earth by a Nasa space mission.</b><p>A team of scientists, with the help of more than 30,000 worldwide citizens, has identified seven exotic grains.<p>The material was captured by the Stardust …

Ferguson: disarming tactics of highway patrol pay dividends as calm descends

A wall of militarised police had blocked the centre of Ferguson, Missouri, this week, shooting teargas and rubber bullets at seething protesters who dared to show any defiance.<br>On Thursday evening it melted away. A carnival-like demonstration filled the centre of the city after a new police chief …

Officer Friendly

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Ferguson is what happens when the police become the military

If the photographs emerging from Ferguson, Missouri, look like some foreign war zone to you, you're not alone. Plenty of former soldiers are seeing …

Yes, you can record the police. And maybe the police should be recording the police.

Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery and Huffington Post reporter Ryan Reilly were arrested Wednesday night while covering the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., following Saturday's police shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager. While eventually released, Lowery was detained for not packing …

Not Just Ferguson: 11 Eye-Opening Facts About America's Militarized Police Forces

<i>This post originally appeared at</i> AlterNet.<p>Police wearing riot gear try to disperse a crowd Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. Authorities …

Is this how a dystopia starts?

Ferguson, Missouri, is a stark reminder of the risks of the increasing militarization of American police<p>A police officer shoots an unarmed minority teenager dead in the streets. Mostly peaceful protests ensue, triggering an increasingly and disproportionately heavily armed police presence. As the …

Ferguson, Missouri Protest Of Michael Brown Death Swarmed By SWAT Team

Scores of SWAT officers swarmed Ferguson, Missouri, where unrest has broken out this week in the wake of a teenager's death.<p>Michael Brown, a black teenager, was unarmed when he was shot and killed by a police officer. The DOJ announced that it would look into allegations of racism and police …

State Senator To Ferguson Police: 'Will I Get Tear-Gassed Again?'

FERGUSON, Mo. -- Missouri state Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal confronted Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson during a press conference Wednesday, asking why she was tear-gassed during a nonviolent protest.<p>Chappelle-Nadal, a Democrat, said she had been tear-gassed while peacefully protesting the death of …

Ferguson Disgrace: Police Fire on Unarmed Crowds, Attack News Trucks

Today in Ferguson, following the arrest of two journalists police continued their all out assault on the liberties and rights of the town's citizens. …

Nightmare in Ferguson: Cops become a brutal occupying force

Journalists arrested, tear-gassed as protesters are abused for another night. Where is the political leadership?<p>The news and images from the conflict between a stunningly militarized police force and peaceful community protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, were horrifying Wednesday night, even before …

'Impossible' Space Engine May Actually Work, NASA Test Suggests

It's really starting to look as if an "impossible" space propulsion technology actually works.<p>Researchers at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston …

Single black hole may be masquerading as a pair

One telescope giveth, another taketh away. Astronomers may have been seeing double when they recently announced the discovery of a pair of …

Three volcanic eruptions rock Jupiter's moon Io

<b>Guest post by Christopher Crockett</b><p>Jupiter’s innermost moon, Io, had a rough summer last year. Over two weeks, the tiny moon blazed with three …

Astronomy

Rosetta spacecraft confabs with a comet

The Rosetta spacecraft has caught up with comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko.<p>The spacecraft has been chasing the comet for 10 years, and on August 6, …

Samsung and Nest collaborate on 'internet of things' standards

Samsung, Google and more have launched Thread, a new standard protocol for the internet of things.<p>Google, or rather its new subsidiary Nest Labs, …

Tech titans gather to make winners of the 'Oscars of science' into instant millionaires

Silicon Valley has a tendency to tackle social ills with big ideas, its feisty startups revolutionising everything from healthcare to education. Now a handful of billionaire engineers have turned their attention to a social blight that affects their own kind: the lack of appreciation (and funding) …