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Ruling could dampen government efforts to rein in Big Tech

Ruling could dampen government efforts to rein in Big Tech

The Supreme Court’s latest climate change ruling could dampen efforts by federal agencies to rein in the tech industry, which went largely unregulated for decades as the government tried to catch up to changes wrought by the internet.

8 hrs 48 mins ago
Google to erase more location info as abortion bans expand

Google to erase more location info as abortion bans expand

Google will automatically purge information about users who visit abortion clinics and other places that could trigger legal problems now that the U.S. Supreme Court has opened the door for states to ban the termination of pregnancies.

22 hrs 59 mins ago
Musk meets pope, uses Twitter to announce the audience

Musk meets pope, uses Twitter to announce the audience

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has used Twitter to announce he had met with Pope Francis.

July 2nd, 10:14 AM CDT
Virgin Orbit rocket launches 7 US defense satellites

Virgin Orbit rocket launches 7 US defense satellites

A Virgin Orbit rocket carrying U.S. Defense Department satellites has been launched from a special Boeing 747 flying off the Southern California coast.

July 2nd, 2:04 AM CDT
Trump social media firm subpoened by feds, stock regulators

Trump social media firm subpoened by feds, stock regulators

Donald Trump’s social media company and some of its employees received subpoenas from a federal grand jury in New York and securities regulators.

July 1st, 7:14 PM CDT
Germany wants ads, influencers to note use of beauty filters

Germany wants ads, influencers to note use of beauty filters

German state officials say they want advertisers and social media influencers to label any photos that have used so-called beauty filters.

July 1st, 11:19 AM CDT

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Greece gets European assistance for summer wildfire season

Greece gets European assistance for summer wildfire season

The first of the more than 200 firefighters from six European countries that will help their Greek colleagues in fighting wildfires arrived in Athens.

July 2nd, 8:35 AM CDT
Virgin Orbit rocket launches 7 US defense satellites

Virgin Orbit rocket launches 7 US defense satellites

A Virgin Orbit rocket carrying U.S. Defense Department satellites has been launched from a special Boeing 747 flying off the Southern California coast.

July 2nd, 2:04 AM CDT
Medication abortion is common; here's how it works

Medication abortion is common; here's how it works

Medication abortions were the preferred method for ending pregnancy in the U.S. even before the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.

July 2nd, 8:34 AM CDT
Kerry: Despite setbacks at home, US to make climate goals

Kerry: Despite setbacks at home, US to make climate goals

U.S. climate envoy John Kerry says setbacks for President Joe Biden’s climate efforts at home have “slowed the pace” of some of the commitments from other countries to cut climate-wrecking fossil fuel pollution in diplomacy abroad.

July 1st, 4:04 PM CDT
UN talks urge faster steps to secure ‘critical’ ocean health

UN talks urge faster steps to secure ‘critical’ ocean health

A United Nations conference is warning that measures needed to protect the world’s oceans are lagging and has urged countries to accelerate their implementation.

July 1st, 11:54 AM CDT
California sets nation's toughest plastics reduction rules

California sets nation's toughest plastics reduction rules

Companies that want to sell shampoo bottles, food products and other items wrapped in plastic in California will have to cut down their use of the material.

June 30th, 7:54 PM CDT
Court leaves dwindling paths for Biden's climate mission

Court leaves dwindling paths for Biden's climate mission

More than 500 days into his presidency, Joe Biden’s hope for saving the Earth from the devastating effects of climate change may not be dead.

June 30th, 11:09 PM CDT
Mudslide leaves 19 dead, 50 missing in northeast India

Mudslide leaves 19 dead, 50 missing in northeast India

The death toll from a mudslide in northeastern India has risen to 16, with over 70 people missing.

June 30th, 10:54 PM CDT

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