How Facebook Bought a Police Force
Hundreds of pages of documents obtained by Motherboard show how Facebook is using the Menlo Park Police Department to reshape the city.
Residents of a Siberian Town With Black Snow Are Pleading for Asylum in Canada
Residents of Kiselyovsk, the heart of Russia's coal-mining industry, are asking Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to accept them as environmental refugees. But they don't stand a chance.
The Site of One of the Largest US Oil Refineries Is on Fire
A petrochemical facility at ExxonMobil's Baytown, Texas complex burst into flames on Wednesday.
The Battle Over a Telescope on Hawaii's Sacred Mountain Is Just Beginning
Native Hawaiians are protesting the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea. Where do we go from here?
Under Trump, 26% of Climate Change References Have Vanished From .Gov Sites
A new report documents two years of science being scrubbed from government websites.
Mass Whale Stranding in Georgia Kickstarts Monumental Rescue Effort
Beachgoers and wildlife authorities rallied around a group of stranded pilot whales on Tuesday.
Planting ‘Billions of Trees’ Isn’t Going to Stop Climate Change
A popular study claims that reforestation could fix climate change, but is that true?
Instagram Users Are Flocking to This Beautiful Chemical Waste Dump in Siberia
A polluted lake in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk has become a popular Russian social media destination.
Trump Can’t Block People He Doesn't Like on Twitter, Appeals Court Says
A federal appeals court has upheld an earlier ruling that President Trump cannot silence people on Twitter without violating the First Amendment.
Europe’s Deadly Heatwave Marked the Hottest June on Record
We can expect more brutal heatwaves to come according to a pair of European climate reports.
Twitter Officially Has Separate Rules for Politicians
Egregious tweets by prominent politicians that break Twitter's rules will remain on the site if they are deemed to be of "public interest," the company announced on Thursday.
The U.S. Military Wants to Build a Strategic Port in the Melting Arctic
A military spending bill has asked for a brand new Arctic port to face "future great power competition."