Facebook, Google and Twitter won't give Hong Kong authorities user data for now
Some of the world's major internet and social media platforms said Monday they will stop processing requests for user data made by Hong Kong law enforcement authorities while they carry out an assessment of a controversial security law imposed by China on the city.
The Supreme Court Has Made the Electoral College Irrelevant
The Supreme Court’s unanimous decision in the “faithless electors” case is another reminder of how antiquated and undemocratic the Electoral College is.
Live Coronavirus Updates: Miami Reverses Course on Reopening
Miami-Dade County will close restaurants and gyms under the mayor’s emergency order. Harvard says most of its undergraduates will have to study remotely. Domestic workers in the Arab world face heightened danger of exploitation and abuse.
Vanessa Guillen’s Remains Found, Family Confirms
Remains found in Texas were confirmed to belong to Specialist Vanessa Guillen, who went missing at Fort Hood more than two months ago. Her family said she had dreamed of being in the military since childhood.
Live Coronavirus Updates: Global Tracker
More federal workers are returning to their offices. The faculty at Georgia Tech opposes the university’s plan for reopening this fall.
Trump Hosts July 4 Event at White House as U.S. Coronavirus Cases Soar
Hospitals in Houston near capacity. Iraq’s health care system is on the verge of breakdown. The Supreme Court rejected Illinois […]
Spirit Bears' Hair Helps Reveal New Genetic Secrets
First Nations peoples along British Columbia’s Central Coast led research to help preserve the area’s white-furred Spirit bears.
DNA Linked to Covid-19 Was Inherited From Neanderthals, Study Finds
The stretch of six genes seems to increase the risk of severe illness from the coronavirus.
Bubonic Plague Found in a Herder in Inner Mongolia, China Says
A city put control measures in place after one confirmed case of the disease, which caused the Black Death in the Middle Ages.