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Photos show why many native Hawaiians don’t want a giant telescope on the summit of Mauna Kea

The world's largest telescope could be built on sacred Hawaiian land, but activists and natives are protesting construction by blocking the roads.

Facebook and Twitter say they’ve detected a Chinese propaganda campaign targeting Hong Kong protesters

Mass protests in Hong Kong have been ongoing for weeks over human rights concerns, and the Chinese government has been running a covert social media propaganda campaign to try and undermine the Hong Kong protests.
Chinese People's Armed Police units massing at a sports stadium in Shenzhen, just a short drive from Hong Kong

Chinese armed police are drilling at a stadium outside Hong Kong in a ‘clear warning’ to protesters

Drills by China's paramilitary forces are likely a warning to protesters. Experts said China would use these riot-control forces as a "last resort."

Cathay Pacific’s top 2 executives have resigned after protests in Hong Kong wreaked havoc on the airline’s flights and stock price

In a cryptic statement, the airline's chairman said he remains committed to the city's "one country, two systems" method of governance.
Armored police vehicles heading into Shenzhen, a city neighboring Hong Kong, in footage released Monday.

Beijing condemns ‘radical Hong Kong protesters’ as state media releases videos of armed police and armored vehicles assembling nearby

Responding to the demonstrations, Beijing called for swift punishment, "without leniency, without mercy," as armed police assembled nearby.

As Hong Kong fights for its life, an embarrassed China has only violence to offer

"China's in a position where its usual ways of dealing with unrest have failed" in what Evan Fowler called a "massive loss of face" for the party.
A police officer points a gun towards anti-extradition bill protesters who surrounded a police station where detained protesters are being held during clashes in Hong Kong, China July 30, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Hong Kong police officer makes a grave safety error waving a shotgun in protesters’ faces

Photos show the officer with his finger on the shotgun's trigger. This is extremely poor weapons handling that can lead to injury and death.
Russian National Guard agents detain protesters during an unauthorised rally demanding independent and opposition candidates be allowed to run for office in local election in September, in downtown Moscow on July 27, 2019.

Russian police detained at least 500 political protestors calling for fair elections

Moscow authorities jailed opposition figures and warned protestors that a demonstration would be illegal ahead of the protests.
People take to the Las Americas Highway in San Juan, Puerto Rico, July 22, 2019 on day 9th of continuous protests demanding the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rosselló.

This is why hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans are taking to the streets demanding that their governor resign

Hundreds of thousands of people hit the streets of Puerto Rico on Monday, demanding for the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rosselló.

Here’s what you need to know about Palantir, the secretive $20 billion data-analysis company whose work with ICE is dragging Amazon into controv...

Palantir has been facing backlash for providing software to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), which has been targeting undocumented families.