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Trump Targets Pell Grant Money for NASA's Budget Boost
For Trans People, Gender-Swap Photo Filters Are No Mere Game
Due to Increasing Tensions, US Forcing Chinese Company to Sell Grindr By 2020

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For Trans People, Gender-Swap Photo Filters Are No Mere Game

Trump Targets Pell Grant Money for NASA's Budget Boost

By Jeff McMillan |
The gender-bending selfies accompanied by flip or sarcastic comments are flooding social feeds since Snapchat introduced a filter this month allowing users to swap gender appearanc...

Google Says Services on Huawei Phone Still Will Function

Google Says Services on Huawei Phone Still Will Function

May 21
Google is assuring users of Huawei smartphones the American company's basic services will work on them following U.S. government restrictions on doing business with the Chinese tech giant.

China's Technology Tactics Irk Its Trading Partners

China's Technology Tactics Irk Its Trading Partners

By Joe McDonald | May 21
For four decades, Beijing has cajoled or pressured foreign companies to hand over technology. And its trading partners say if that didn't work, China stole what it wanted.

In Gender-Swap Photo Filters, Some Trans People See Therapy

In Gender-Swap Photo Filters, Some Trans People See Therapy

By Jeff McMillan | May 21
Hit a button, and you're "transformed" into a woman. The beard disappears. The face and jaw smooth out. The hair floats jauntily around the shoulders.

Nearly All States Use Drones for Range of Work

Nearly All States Use Drones for Range of Work

By Lindsay Whitehurst | May 21
In Utah, drones are hovering near avalanches to watch roaring snow. In North Carolina, they're searching for the nests of endangered birds. In Kansas, they could soon be identifying sick cows through heat signatures.

Vaccine Rates Rise on Long-Wary 'Hippie' Island Near Seattle

Vaccine Rates Rise on Long-Wary 'Hippie' Island Near Seattle

By Sally Ho | May 20
Amid the nation's largest measles outbreak in 25 years, pro-vaccine advocates are cheering this apparent shift that challenges Vashon's reputation as a hotbed of highly educated, anti-establishment parents who choose not to vaccinate their children.