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NRA is suing after San Francisco labels it a terror group

CNN - Tue, 2019-09-10 00:15
The National Rifle Association is suing after the San Francisco Board of Supervisors labeled it a "domestic terrorist organization," according to the complaint.

How Does Antarctica’s Only Native Insect Survive Extreme Cold?

NY Times - Tue, 2019-09-10 00:08
The Antarctic midge spends more than half its life frozen. A better understanding of how it does so could have implications for human health.

India tries to reconnect with lost lunar lander

CNN - Tue, 2019-09-10 00:00
India has located the lander from its Chandrayaan-2 mission to soft land a rover on the moon but has not yet been able to establish communication, India's space agency said.

Elephants in a religious parade stampeded through a crowd, injuring 17

CNN - Mon, 2019-09-09 23:58
At least 17 people were injured after two elephants became restless and stampeded down a street during a religious parade in Sri Lanka.

Anderson Cooper: It sounds ludicrous to say this out loud, but ...

CNN - Mon, 2019-09-09 23:58
CNN's Anderson Cooper discusses President Donald Trump's altered weather map of Hurricane Dorian with former NOAA general counsel Monica Medina and former White House ethics lawyer Richard Painter.

NYT: Commerce secretary threatened to fire NOAA employees

CNN - Mon, 2019-09-09 23:42
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross threatened to fire top National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration employees if the agency didn't disavow a tweet from a regional office that contradicted President Donald Trump's false claim that Hurricane Dorian was likely to hit Alabama, according to a report by The New York Times.

Maps Don’t Lie

NY Times - Mon, 2019-09-09 23:22
Unless someone goes out of his way to try to make one do so.

Trump Backs Down, Again and Again

NY Times - Mon, 2019-09-09 23:22
In the face of protest or pushback, the president reverses himself.

He Who Must Not Be Tolerated

NY Times - Mon, 2019-09-09 23:21
Joi Ito’s fall from grace for his relationship with Jeffrey Epstein was much deserved. But his style of corner-cutting ethics is all too common in tech.

At-home rape kits draw criticism

CNN - Mon, 2019-09-09 23:17
Alongside other "essential" household supplies for sale on Amazon, there's now a product offered that might give consumers pause: an at-home rape kit.

Ferry operator apologizes after dozens of Bahamian evacuees were told to get off a ferry headed to the US

CNN - Mon, 2019-09-09 23:16
The ferry boat operator that ordered dozens of Hurricane Dorian evacuees from the Bahamas off its boat apologized to passengers Monday but said it made the decision after being told more authorization for their travel was needed.

Bahamas Hurricane Survivors, Desperate for Respite, Seek Passage to U.S.

NY Times - Mon, 2019-09-09 23:11
The rush to fill flights and ferries has raised questions about what immigration rules apply for Bahamians seeking refuge.

Democrats, Stop Helping Trump

NY Times - Mon, 2019-09-09 23:10
The 2020 election is too important.

When the C.I.A. Was Into Mind Control

NY Times - Mon, 2019-09-09 23:00
Stephen Kinzer’s “Poisoner in Chief” describes the C.I.A. in the Cold War years, when it was testing LSD and other drugs on citizens, often without their knowledge.

The 9/11 Tribute Lights Are Endangering 160,000 Birds a Year

NY Times - Mon, 2019-09-09 22:56
A recent study shows that beams of light can lure birds to veer off their normal migratory flights, putting them at risk of starvation or injury.

N.R.A. Files Suit Against San Francisco

NY Times - Mon, 2019-09-09 22:55
Days after the city declared it a terrorist organization, the National Rifle Association took action against San Francisco.

Elephants run into Buddhist parade crowd

CNN - Mon, 2019-09-09 22:55
The two elephants were participating in an annual Buddhist parade in Sri Lanka when they became agitated and ran through the crowd.
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