Month: February 2018

Endangered Butterfly Finally Breeds in Scotland

A small butterfly, about the size of your thumb, hasn’t bred in Scotland in more than 130 years—until now. Tiny eggs the size of salt grains from the Satyrium w-album butterfly species, more commonly referred to as the white-letter hairstreak, were found on elm trees in …

Trump Administration Sued For Ending Teen Pregnancy Program

Nine organizations including the nonprofit Planned Parenthood filed lawsuits Thursday against President Donald Trump’s administration challenging its decision to defund more than $200 million in teen pregnancy prevention grants, Reuters reported. The four separate lawsuits filed in the United States District Courts in the Eastern District …

Russian Bots Flooded the Internet With Parkland Tweets

Russian-linked bots flooded Twitter with political propaganda in the wake of a deadly school shooting in Florida on Wednesday, according to data from a website tracking Russian activity on the social media site. The website, created by the think tank the German Marshall Fund, tracks the …