Full story - September 12, 2019
Shiyes police
The fight over Shiyes — a remote railway outpost in Russia’s Arkhangelsk Province that is to play host to a giant landfill — first erupted a little over a year ago after local hunters came across a secret construction site deep in the region’s forests.
Full story - September 12, 2019
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Facebook and others are stepping up to stop the spread of disinformation online in advance of Canada's federal parliamentary elections.
Full story - September 11, 2019
People huddle outside glass doors in a big group
The climate crisis is now, says a professor born in the Bahamas, who argued in an essay this week that the disaster exposes existing inequality and hurts the most vulnerable populations.
Full story - September 11, 2019
portable shower
Omer Azizi spent much of the past year developing an app that he calls Safar, meaning “journey” in both Farsi and Arabic, to solve the information gap that exists for refugees worldwide. It came out of an assignment in a unique class he took last year from the engineering school at USC.
Full story - September 11, 2019
Rubble is highlighted and an American flag is in the foreground
America is at a turning point in which the events of 9/11 are shifting from memory to history. In his book, "The Only Plane in the Sky," author Garrett Graff compiles a comprehensive oral history timeline of Sept. 11, 2001, told via brief diary-like accounts.
Full story - September 10, 2019
A woman hold a sign that reads, "stop kidnaping and imprisoning kids."
Science historian Gabriela Soto Laveaga speaks to The World about the intersection between disease and immigration.
Full story - September 10, 2019
A woman takes tampon boxes out of a supermarket shelf in Buenos Aires January 16, 2015.  
What happens to the highly personal data people enter in period-tracking apps? In some cases, it gets fed to third parties — including Facebook.

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