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Blacks, Hispanics Breathe More Pollution Than They Make
Neo-Nazi Website Founder Says He Fears Returning to U.S.
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Neo-Nazi Website Founder Says He Fears Returning to U.S.

Blacks, Hispanics Breathe More Pollution Than They Make

By Michael Kunzelman |
The operator of a leading neo-Nazi website claims it's too dangerous for him to travel to the U.S. to be questioned under oath for a lawsuit accusing him of terrorizing a Mont...

Facebook Says Service Hindered by Lack of Local News

Facebook Says Service Hindered by Lack of Local News

By David Bauder | Mar 18
Facebook's effort to establish a service that provides its users with local news and information is being hindered by the lack of outlets where the company's technicians can find original reporting.

Japan to Make Crater on Asteroid to Get Samples from Inside

Japan to Make Crater on Asteroid to Get Samples from Inside

By Maru Yamaguchi | Mar 18
Japan's space agency said Monday that its Hayabusa2 spacecraft will follow up last month's touchdown on a distant asteroid with another risky mission.

After Banning Porn, Tumblr Users Reportedly Flee from Platform

After Banning Porn, Tumblr Users Reportedly Flee from Platform

Mar 18
After it was announced in December that Tumblr would ban pornography from its platform, several users said they would leave the site as they primarily used it to view x-rated content.

Facebook Launches AI to Find and Remove 'Revenge Porn'

Facebook Launches AI to Find and Remove 'Revenge Porn'

By Rachel Lerman | Mar 18
Facebook is rolling out technology to make it easier to find and remove intimate pictures and videos posted without the subject's consent, often called "revenge porn."

The Way You Speak Now Was Shaped by What Your Ancestors Ate

The Way You Speak Now Was Shaped by What Your Ancestors Ate

By Christina Larson | Mar 16
It's widely known that languages evolve as societies develop and change, but the sounds we utter are also shaped, literally, by the placement of our jaw — and that is influenced by how we chew our food.