Katie Cusack @katiecusackk
More people are turning to crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and GoFundMe to get help with medical expenses and debt.
Talk of deep sea mining for stores of copper, titanium, cobalt and manganese are taking place and scientists agree that it would be detrimental for ocean life. “‘They’re going into new environments with a lot of environmental impacts,’ says Lisa Levin, an expert in the deep sea at Scripps Institute of Oceanography. ‘We are going to lose stuff before we ever discover it.’”
The administration is looking to tighten regulation on U.S. travel to Cuba.
Luke Stoddard Nathan, @lukestdnathan
Albany investment group raising more than $2.5 million to fund startups—Albany Business Review
The Eastern New York Angels exists “to invest [in] and mentor early-stage tech companies within 75 miles of the Albany area.”
One Way to Fix Uber: Think Twice Before Using It—The New York Times
Uber arrives upstate on June 29.
Michigan health chief charged in Flint water probe—The Washington Post
The head of the state’s health department has been charged with involuntary manslaughter.
A new report from New York City’s Independent Budget Office confirms the worst about the subway’s Depression-era signal system.