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Wednesday Headlines: “It happened everywhere.”

“For many of us, those earlier stories happened someplace else, someplace away. Now we know the truth: It happened everywhere.” The grand jury on the sexual abuse investigation of six Pennsylvania dioceses delivers a horrifying report.

Thirty-nine people died yesterday when a highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, collapsed, sending approximately 30 cars and three heavy trucks into an industrial area below.

After winning yesterday's Democratic primary in Vermont, Christine Hallquist is now the first transgender gubernatorial candidate for a major party.

Florida's—possibly majority-deciding—US Senate race may be about who's blamed for an algal bloom plaguing the state.

Heat now kills more Americans than natural disasters—cities where such deaths were once rare face a new epidemic.

In just 10 minutes, an 11-year-old hacked into a replica of Florida's election website and changed voting results.

Don't wait to check whether your state has purged you from its voter rolls or deactivated your voting eligibility.

Twitter suspends Alex Jones for a week over a tweet linking to a Periscope video in which he calls for followers to ready their "battle rifles." While Jones sits in the naughty chair, the InfoWars account remains active.

Trying to stop trolls from posting fake protests, Facebook is also taking down real events, frustrating organizers.

Even if you turn off Google's Location History, they're still watching you—here's how to actually disable tracking.

A video explanation of why conspiracy theories take off: Loss makes us open to sometimes far-fetched explanations.

The Black Vault publisher has submitted an FOIA request for the last of the CIA's declassified MKUltra documents.

Related: For decades, the US government banned medical studies of the effects of LSD. But for one longtime, elite researcher, the promise of mind-blowing revelations was just too tempting.

NASA's Curiosity team has a Spotify "wake up" playlist they listen to when trying to rouse the snoozing Mars rover.

While vaping is still safer than smoking, new research shows e-cigarettes, like tobacco, can damage immune cells.

Back pain sufferers may be sitting wrong: Try sticking out your butt to follow the natural curve of your spine.

If you believe J35 was displaying evidence of mourning or grief, you are making a case that rests on faith, not on scientific endeavor, and that makes me uncomfortable as a scientist. Applying human emotions to animal grief shortchanges people and animals.

Chinese officials rule rainbow trout can be labelled and sold as salmon—as has already been the practice for years.

Previously deemed a bad influence on family values, a behavior-modified Peppa Pig is returning to China's screens.

Video: Chris Carter of Throbbing Gristle and Chris & Cosey gives a tour of his effects pedal setup.

“SoundCloud has always had a grip on the best up and coming rappers. ‘Soundcloud rapper,’ that’s a term that we all like to make make fun of now, but SoundCloud rappers tend to be the next wave.” Six people in the business of music discovery talk about how they discover music.

Aerosmith's old tour van, used by the band in the early '70s, has been found in the woods of Western Massachusetts.

Photos by Devin Lunsford of Corridor X, a highway through the once-remote land between Birmingham, Ala., and Memphis.