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The Growing List of Hackings Ahead of the 2018 Midterm Elections

Sharifulin Valery/ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. In a startling announcement Tuesday, Microsoft revealed that the same Kremlin-backed military intelligence unit believed to have carried out the 2016 hacking of the Democratic National Committee attempted last week to target the US Senate and conservative think tanks that have broken with…

Here’s What Happens When an Old Steel Town Gets Real About the Environment

Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. This article was published by CityLab in collaboration with Topic and its new documentary series Braddock, PA, about residents fighting to bring their polluted steel town back from the brink. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Where Braddock Avenue ends, after a patchwork of…

Zinke Blamed “Environmental Terrorists” for Wildfires. Here’s the Crazy Backstory That Led to That.

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. This story was originally published by Grist. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. From California to British Columbia, the West is burning up. While fire experts are clear that climate change is a major factor in making wildfires more frequent and more intense, Interior Secretary…