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Google Clings to 'Conversion' App Targeting LGBTQs

After Banning Porn, Tumblr Users Reportedly Flee from Platform

By Kilian Melloy |
Months after Microsoft, Amazon, and Apple dropped an app that allegedly shills so-called "conversion therapy," Google still provides the app a platform — despite th...

Designing Greener Streets Starts with Finding Room for Bicycles and Trees

Designing Greener Streets Starts with Finding Room for Bicycles and Trees

By Anne Lusk | Mar 24
Today there is growing support for bicycling in many U.S. cities for both commuting and recreation. Research is also showing that urban trees provide many benefits.

Candy Crush vs. Mortal Kombat for Video Game Hall of Fame

Candy Crush vs. Mortal Kombat for Video Game Hall of Fame

Mar 24
The World Video Game Hall of Fame fielded thousands of nominations for the Class of 2019 from more than 100 countries, hall officials said Thursday after narrowing the field to 12.

UN: Ebola Increasing in Congo Due to 'Security Challenges'

UN: Ebola Increasing in Congo Due to 'Security Challenges'

By Maria Cheng | Mar 24
The World Health Organization says Ebola has spiked in Congo in recent days because of "increased security challenges," a week after its director-general predicted the outbreak might be contained within six months.

Facebook Left Millions of Passwords Readable by Employees

Facebook Left Millions of Passwords Readable by Employees

By Barbara and Frank Bajak | Mar 23
Facebook left hundreds of millions of user passwords readable by its employees for years, the company acknowledged Thursday after a security researcher exposed the lapse.

Floods Show National Security Threat Posed by Climate Change

Floods Show National Security Threat Posed by Climate Change

By Margery A. Beck, Ellen Knickmeyer, and Robert Burns | Mar 23
The Missouri River floodwater surging on to the air base housing the U.S. military's Strategic Command overwhelmed round-the-clock sandbagging by airmen and others. They had to scramble to save sensitive equipment, munitions and dozens of aircraft.