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Russian Parliament Adopts Internet Controls Bill
Forecasters Turn to Array of Technology to Fight Floodwaters
Electric Scooters Have Zipped by Docked Bikes in Popularity

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Forecasters Turn to Array of Technology to Fight Floodwaters

Russian Parliament Adopts Internet Controls Bill

By Adrian Sainz and Jeff Martin |
An arsenal of new technology is being put to the test fighting floods this year as rivers inundate towns and farm fields across the central United States.

British Cyber Expert Pleads Guilty to Creating Malware

British Cyber Expert Pleads Guilty to Creating Malware

By Ivan Moreno | Apr 20
A British cybersecurity researcher credited with stopping a worldwide computer virus has pleaded guilty to developing malware to steal banking information.

Groundbreaking Indian Ocean Science Mission Reaches An End

Groundbreaking Indian Ocean Science Mission Reaches An End

By David Keyton | Apr 20
The British-led Nekton scientific mission on Thursday completed a seven-week expedition in the Indian Ocean aimed at documenting changes beneath the waves.

Brain Scans Help Shed Light on the PTSD Brain, but They Cannot Diagnose PTSD

Brain Scans Help Shed Light on the PTSD Brain, but They Cannot Diagnose PTSD

By Arash Javanbakht | Apr 20
PTSD is common, affecting 8% of the U.S. population, up to 30% of the combat exposed veterans, and 30%-80% of refugees and victims of torture. Brain scans can help us understand how the brain is structurally affected, but is not diagnostic.

Americans' Energy Use Surges Despite Climate Change Concern

Americans' Energy Use Surges Despite Climate Change Concern

By Ellen Knickmeyer and Seth Borenstein | Apr 20
Americans burned a record amount of energy in 2018, with a 10% jump in consumption from booming natural gas helping to lead the way, the U.S. Energy Information Administration says.

Players Boycotting Social Media over Racism Receive Abuse

Players Boycotting Social Media over Racism Receive Abuse

By Rob Harris | Apr 20
Social media companies did not appear to respond on their networks to the players' concerns despite widespread coverage and support from FIFA for the boycott.