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AP Explains: Brazil's Environmental Changes Under Bolsonaro
In Gender-Swap Photo Filters, Some Trans People See Therapy
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In Gender-Swap Photo Filters, Some Trans People See Therapy

AP Explains: Brazil's Environmental Changes Under Bolsonaro

By Jeff McMillan |
Hit a button, and you're "transformed" into a woman. The beard disappears. The face and jaw smooth out. The hair floats jauntily around the shoulders.

Washington Is 1st State to Allow Composting of Human Bodies

Washington Is 1st State to Allow Composting of Human Bodies

By Gene Johnson | May 22
Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday making Washington the first state to approve composting as an alternative to burying or cremating human remains.

Sea Dragon Exhibit Dazzles Visitors At California Aquarium

Sea Dragon Exhibit Dazzles Visitors At California Aquarium

By Julie Watson | May 22
A Southern California aquarium has built what is believed to be one of the world's largest habitats for surreal sea dragons, whose native populations off Australia are threatened.

German Holocaust Archive Puts Millions of Documents Online

German Holocaust Archive Puts Millions of Documents Online

May 22
The International Tracing Service in Germany has uploaded more than 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps, including prisoner cards and death notices, to help Holocaust researchers and others investigate the fate of victims.

Congress is Considering Privacy Legislation — Be Afraid

Congress is Considering Privacy Legislation — Be Afraid

By Jeff Sovern | May 22
Federal privacy regulations could weaken the strongest state laws and cost consumers their only bargaining chip in the fight over their personal data: Companies' fear that states might put a stop to whatever they're doing.

The Hazards of Living on the Right Side of a Time Zone Border

The Hazards of Living on the Right Side of a Time Zone Border

May 22
Daylight saving time is an artificial way of adjusting time, but nothing changes when the sun rises and sets.