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Facebook settles suits over ad-targeting discrimination

Facebook settles suits over ad-targeting discrimination

Facebook is settling five lawsuits alleging that its advertising systems enabled discrimination in housing, credit and employment ads.That clears one big legal issue for the social network but leaves others, including government investigations in the ...

DeSantis gets some schooling on coding, computer science

DeSantis gets some schooling on coding, computer science

Gov. Ron DeSantis got a little bit of schooling on coding and computer science.The Republican governor took part Tuesday in an event promoting computer skills in Florida schools. DeSantis spent a few minutes huddling with ...

Shopping to reduce food waste is easy on the wallet too

Shopping to reduce food waste is easy on the wallet too

An expired date on an egg carton. Browning avocados. The Chinese takeout from last week. They're all foods likely destined for the trash.If you're hoping to reduce household food waste, experts say there are two ...

Dartmouth professor wins top religion prize

Dartmouth professor wins top religion prize

A Dartmouth College professor of physics and astronomy was awarded one of the world's leading religion prizes for blending hard science and deep spirituality in his work, a foundation announced Tuesday.The John Templeton Foundation is ...

Facebook says service hindered by lack of local news

Facebook says service hindered by lack of local news

Facebook's effort to establish a service that provides its users with local news and information is being hindered by the lack of outlets where the company's technicians can find original reporting.The service, launched last year, ...

Minnesota cities look to reduce chloride from water plants

Minnesota cities look to reduce chloride from water plants

Some Minnesota cities are grappling with how to reduce the amount of chloride being released from their wastewater treatment plants into lakes and streams, threatening aquatic life.The state estimates that about 100 municipal wastewater treatment ...

New Mexico issues river warning after Colorado plant failure

New Mexico issues river warning after Colorado plant failure

The winter storm that blasted through the West this week knocked out a mine wastewater treatment plant in Colorado, prompting officials to warn Friday against using water from two rivers downstream in New Mexico.Fluctuating electrical ...