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AP FACT CHECK: Climate Science Undercuts EPA Chief's View
Maduro: Digital Currency Puts Venezuela on Tech Vanguard
Ex-workers at Russian 'Troll Factory' Trust U.S. Indictment

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Maduro: Digital Currency Puts Venezuela on Tech Vanguard

AP FACT CHECK: Climate Science Undercuts EPA Chief's View

By Scott Smith and Christine Armario |
Cash-strapped Venezuela on Tuesday became the first country to launch its own version of bitcoin, a move President Nicolas Maduro celebrated as putting his country on the world...

Insiders: Russia Troll Farm Even Zanier Than Indictment Says

Insiders: Russia Troll Farm Even Zanier Than Indictment Says

By Raphael Satter and Nataliya Vasilyeva | Feb 21
A Clinton-Obama sex tape using body doubles. A Facebook page promoting Texas independence riddled with grammatical mistakes. Islamic State anthems blasting out during the nightshift.

Study Cited for Blaming Autism on TV Cartoon Does Not Exist

Study Cited for Blaming Autism on TV Cartoon Does Not Exist

By Seth Borenstein | Feb 20
There is no Harvard study that says a British children's television cartoon causes autism, despite what a social media post claims.

Facebook to Verify Ads with Postcards After Russian Meddling

Facebook to Verify Ads with Postcards After Russian Meddling

Feb 19
Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in U.S. elections: the post office.

Medical Examiner Taps DNA Science to Find Missing Persons

Medical Examiner Taps DNA Science to Find Missing Persons

By Verena Dobnik | Feb 19
New York City's medical examiner is leading a nationwide effort to collect genetic material and match it with unidentified human remains. It's a way to finally give family members some answers and maybe some solace.

'Unseen' Museum Exhibit to Depict Glow-in-the-Dark Creatures

'Unseen' Museum Exhibit to Depict Glow-in-the-Dark Creatures

Feb 18
Feel as though you're in the dark when it comes to the underwater world New York's American Museum of Natural History is working on just the solution: A floor-to-ceiling installation depicting creatures that glow.