The Verge - New York state officially banned fracking today, following a six-year-long moratorium on the practice. The ban means that New York is the largest region in the US to reject the economically advantageous practice for fear of increasing its inhabitants' exposure to various health risks. Read more.
Annie was already retired when she lost her apartment. With no source of income save for her Social Security work benefits, it wasn’t long before she ended up in the New York City shelter system. That’s where she would learn the name Acacia Network. Read more.