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WASHINGTON | Landmark environmental protections being rolled back

WASHINGTON  — One after another, landmark U.S. protections for climate, air and land are in the crosshairs of the Trump administration as his agency leaders move past early fumbles and scandals to start delivering on a succession of promised environmental rollbacks. On Thursday, the Interior Department proposed easing rules on oil and gas drilling for … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Landmark environmental protections being rolled back

SEATTLE | Facial recognition tech at schools fuels privacy debate

SEATTLE — Facial recognition technology is being used to increase security at one Seattle school, but the technology is fueling debate about privacy concerns. The Seattle Times reports that the company RealNetworks began offering the technology free to K-12 schools this summer to improve school security. It’s in use at the private elementary University Child … Continue reading SEATTLE | Facial recognition tech at schools fuels privacy debate

TORONTO | Canadian women’s hockey star joins Maple Leafs’ front office

TORONTO  — One of the top players in women’s hockey history is joining the Toronto Maple Leafs’ front office. Longtime Canadian national team star Hayley Wickenheiser is the NHL club’s new assistant director of player development. She attended the team’s development camp as a guest coach in June. The 40-year-old Wickenheiser won four Olympic gold … Continue reading TORONTO | Canadian women’s hockey star joins Maple Leafs’ front office