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6 People Killed in Truck Attack in Lower Manhattan

Bebeto Matthews/AP Six people were killed and 15 others injured when a white pickup truck drove down a bike lane in Lower Manhattan Tuesday afternoon. The driver of the truck apparently struck several cyclists during the incident—mangled bikes could be seen strewn along the path—before getting out of the vehicle with what police described as…

Tesla Wants to Put Puerto Rico Back on the Grid

Milos-Muller/Getty This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  It was a transaction concocted on Twitter—and in a few short weeks, declared official: Tesla is helping to bring power back to Puerto Rico. Early this month, Elon Musk touted his company’s work building solar-plus-battery systems for small islands like Kauai in Hawaii and Ta’u…