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YouTube CEO Offers Apology After Gay Journalist Harassed — But Won't Ban the Content in Question

Feds to Test North Carolina Election Computers for Hacking

By Kilian Melloy |
Susan Wojcicki, the head of YouTube, tendered her apologies to the GLBTQ community after widespread outrage following a gay journalist's documentation of what he says is haras...

Progressive Climate Policy Poised to Pass in Oregon

Progressive Climate Policy Poised to Pass in Oregon

By Sarah Zimmerman | Jun 17
Oregon is on the precipice of becoming the second state after California to adopt a cap-and-trade program, a market-based approach to lowering the greenhouse gas emissions behind global warming.

Overflowing Great Lakes Pose New Threat for Endangered Bird

Overflowing Great Lakes Pose New Threat for Endangered Bird

By John Flesher | Jun 17
Trouble is brewing for piping plovers, already one of the Great Lakes region's most endangered species, as water levels surge during a rain-soaked spring that has flooded large areas of the Midwest.

Summer Camp Is Newest Front in Battle with Measles Outbreak

Summer Camp Is Newest Front in Battle with Measles Outbreak

By Michael Hill | Jun 16
The battle to contain the worst U.S. measles outbreak in 27 years has a new front: summer camp.

Moulton Signs Fellow 2020 Hopeful Gillibrand's Cyber Pledge

Moulton Signs Fellow 2020 Hopeful Gillibrand's Cyber Pledge

Jun 16
Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand (KEER'-sten JIHL'-uh-brand) says fellow challenger Seth Moulton has agreed to sign her cyber pledge not to use stolen or hacked material for political gain.

Perfectly Preserved Head of Ice Age Wolf Found in Siberia

Perfectly Preserved Head of Ice Age Wolf Found in Siberia

Jun 16
Russian scientists have found the furry head of an Ice Age wolf perfectly preserved in the Siberian permafrost.