Daily Archives: July 9, 2017

US drug overdose deaths reach new record high.

(CNN)The latest government numbers reported find that drug overdose deaths in 2016 continued to climb despite ongoing efforts to stem the the overdose epidemic. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, estimates for the first nine months of ...

Google fires diversity memo author.

(BBC)A Google employee who wrote a controversial memo about workplace diversity has been fired, the BBC can confirm. The controversial memo broke the firm’s code of conduct, Google’s chief executive Sundar Pichai said on Monday in an email to employee ...

US military to shoot down consumer drones.

(CNN)The Pentagon has given US military bases permission to shoot down or otherwise destroy consumer drones flying overhead and nearby. A spokesman revealed that guidance was issued on 4 August. He said the exact terms of the policy were classified. The m ...