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Google, Facebook, and Microsoft Sponsored a Conference That Promoted Climate Change Denial

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Photo Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Google, Facebook, and Microsoft have publicly acknowledged the dangers of global warming, but last week they all sponsored a conference that promoted climate change denial to young libertarians. All three tech companies were sponsors of LibertyCon, the annual convention of the libertarian group…

While Trump Fiddles, More Americans Than Ever Are Worried About Climate Change

stockstudioX/Getty Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. This story was originally published by The Guardian. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Americans’ concerns about climate change have surged to record levels, new polling shows, following a year marked by devastating storms, wildfires and increasingly dire warnings from scientists. A total…

Los Angeles Teachers Reach Deal to End Strike

Elementary school teachers Iris Marin, Mireya Gutierrez, and Lorena Redford, rally in downtown Los Angeles on Friday. Damian Dovarganes/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. After six days of striking teachers picketing their schools, the teachers union and the Los Angeles Unified School District reached a tentative agreement that would end…

Yes, There Was Collusion. Look at the Manafort Case

Andrew Harnik/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. For years now, Donald Trump has been screeching “No collusion!” It’s been a hollow cry, because throughout the 2016 campaign (and afterward as president), Trump aided and abetted Vladimir Putin’s attack on a US election by echoing Moscow’s disinformation that the Kremlin had…