Judge Tosses Researcher’s Libel Claims Against NY Times

A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed all but one defamation claims brought by an Ohio State University cancer researcher related to a New York Times article that provoked online readers to roast him in the comments section by calling him a “con man,” “crook” and a “cockroach.”

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Homes Filled With New Mysterious Pollutant, Study Finds

Don’t take a deep breath and don’t touch anything: Researchers have discovered a mysterious chemical is abundant in homes, the natural environment and electronic recycling facilities and which can be passed through skin contact or by breathing, is difficult to track and largely unregulated by the federal government.

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