Category: Local

US admits to killing child

The American military confirmed that a child was killed in a US air strike in Afghanistan, in a rare admission of responsibility for civilian harm. The US has, so far admitted to killing only six civilians in strikes in 2019.…

Twitter bans political ads

Twitter said the platform is banning all political advertising from its service in reaction to growing concern about misinformation spread through social media. Twitter’s move strikes a sharp contrast with Facebook, which continues to defend running paid political ads, even…

Emerald Ash Borer is bugging NJ

Montclair plans to cut down 2,000 ash trees to help fight off the invasive Emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis), whether the trees are infected or not. The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) — a beetle from Asia — has caused the State Department…