EPA says it won’t cut biofuel quotas after corn states push back

In an October 19 letter to corn-belt lawmakers, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt said that he won’t seek any rollback to biofuel blending rules, according to Reuters. The agency had been considering some changes to rules set by the Obama administration th...

In its new timeline, Twitter will end revenge porn next week, hate speech in two

In the beginning of 2017, Twitter said it would take on harassment and hate speech. CEO Jack Dorsey said the company would embrace a “completely new approach to abuse on Twitter” with open dialogue along the way. For months, though, the company has offered few details about ...

In its new timeline, Twitter will end revenge porn next week, hate speech in two

In the beginning of 2017, Twitter said it would take on harassment and hate speech. CEO Jack Dorsey said the company would embrace a “completely new approach to abuse on Twitter” with open dialogue along the way. For months, though, the company has offered few details about ...

NYPD can’t get story straight on evidence system backups

In response to an Ars report on a court hearing in New York on October 17, New York City and New York City Police Department officials attempted to clarify the nature of the issues surrounding a lawsuit filed by the nonprofit legal defense organization Bronx Defenders. In response to re...

NYPD can’t get story straight on evidence system backups

In response to an Ars report on a court hearing in New York on October 17, New York City and New York City Police Department officials attempted to clarify the nature of the issues surrounding a lawsuit filed by the nonprofit legal defense organization Bronx Defenders. In response to re...

Judge: MalwareTech is no longer under curfew, GPS monitoring [Updated]

A judge in Milwaukee has modified the pre-trial release conditions of Marcus Hutchins, also known online as “MalwareTech,” who was indicted two months ago on federal criminal charges. Under US Magistrate Judge William Duffin’s Thursday order, Hutchins, who is currently livin...

Can the Museum of the Bible overcome the sins of the past?

Academics are watching whether the Museum of the Bible will recover from early missteps. SMITHGROUPJJR Can the Museum of the Bible overcome the sins of the past? WASHINGTON, D.C.—Next month, a lavish museum will open its doors here, just a stone’s throw from the Smi...

Why wolves are better team players than dogs

Timber wolves proved more cooperative than dogs in a food acquisition test.  Tim Fitzharris/Minden Pictures Why wolves are better team players than dogs Dogs may be social butterflies, but wolves are top dog when it comes to working together as a team.  Th...

Gun waiting periods could save hundreds of lives a year, study says

In states with a mandated waiting period between a gun’s purchase and delivery, there are 17% fewer gun homicides. REUTERS/Jim Young Gun waiting periods could save hundreds of lives a year, study says Good luck finding a legislative issue more controversial than gun...

Merging neutron stars generate gravitational waves and a celestial light show

Merging neutron stars generate gravitational waves and a celestial light show Four times in the past 2 years, physicists working with mammoth gravitational wave detectors have sensed something go bump in the night, sending invisible ripples through spacetime. Today, they annou...
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