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Gay and Ginger? You're in Genius Company, Study Suggests
Google Touts Privacy Options, but Still Depends on Your Data
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Google Touts Privacy Options, but Still Depends on Your Data

Gay and Ginger? You're in Genius Company, Study Suggests

By Rachel Lerman |
Google's latest phone and smart-home devices came packaged with a not-so-subtle message: Google cares about your privacy. Does it?

Facebook CEO Defends Refusal to Take Down Some Content

Facebook CEO Defends Refusal to Take Down Some Content

By Marcy Gordon | Oct 18
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended the social media platform's refusal to take down content it considers newsworthy "even if it goes against our standards."

Groups: Saving Mexican Gray Wolves Requires New Approach

Groups: Saving Mexican Gray Wolves Requires New Approach

By Susan Montoya Bryan | Oct 18
Dozens of environmental groups and scientists are asking U.S. wildlife managers to rethink how they plan to ensure the survival of Mexican gray wolves in the American Southwest.

New Orleans to Explode Huge Unstable Cranes Ahead of Storm

New Orleans to Explode Huge Unstable Cranes Ahead of Storm

By Thomas Beaumont | Oct 18
The city of New Orleans is preparing to explode two giant, badly damaged construction cranes that are towering over a partially collapsed hotel project at the edge of the French Quarter.

Deep-Sea Explorers Seek Out Sunken World War II Ships

Deep-Sea Explorers Seek Out Sunken World War II Ships

By Caleb Jones | Oct 18
Deep-sea explorers scouring the world's oceans for sunken World War II ships are focusing in on debris fields deep in the Pacific, in an area where one of the most decisive battles of the time took place.

Scientists Discover Big Storms Can Create 'Stormquakes'

Scientists Discover Big Storms Can Create 'Stormquakes'

By Seth Borenstein | Oct 17
Scientists have discovered a mash-up of two feared disasters — hurricanes and earthquakes — and they're calling them "stormquakes."