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House votes to let ISPs sell-off customers’ browsing history

Five days after the Senate narrowly gave its approval, the House on Tuesday also voted to approve legislation making it legal for Internet service providers to collect and sell customers' web browsing histories to third-party marketers.

Scottish Parliament gives leader go-ahead for Brexit-inspired independence vote

Lawmakers on Tuesday voted to give Scotland First Minister Nicola Sturgeon authority to hold a second referendum on Scottish independence in the near future, even in the face of continued resistance from the British government.

Group files lawsuit over U.S. border searches of electronic devices

The Knight First Amendment Institute is suing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as part of a Freedom of Information Act request to release details of when U.S. border officers searched travelers' electronic devices since 2012.
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Scientists create tiny female reproductive system in a dish

Researchers at Northwestern University created a synthetic version of the female reproductive system that can be used to test drug therapies.

Alaska boy wins 42nd National Rotten Sneaker Contest

An Alaska boy's smelly sneakers earned him the title of "Smelliest Sole" at the Odor-Eaters 42nd National Rotten Sneaker Contest in New York.