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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.

Worker Stole $90,000 in ‘Lady M’ Cakes and Resold Them, Lawsuit Says

NY Times - Mon, 2019-09-09 22:54
The bakery, which has locations around the world, is renowned for its Instagram-friendly Mille Crêpes cake.

Death by Diet Soda?

NY Times - Mon, 2019-09-09 22:51
A new study that links artificially sweetened beverages to premature death is prompting public angst. Some scientists say it has significant flaws.

A Trump dynasty? Harder than it looks

CNN - Mon, 2019-09-09 22:45
Trumpworld is abuzz with breathless speculation about the prospects for a Trump political dynasty founded by the President and continued by his son, Donald Jr., and perhaps his daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner. "The Trumps will be a dynasty that lasts for decades," said Brad Parscale who, as the family's chief political operative, might enjoy lifetime employment should younger Trumps join the game.

Who’s Missing From Breast Cancer Trials? Men, Says the F.D.A.

NY Times - Mon, 2019-09-09 22:45
Men do get breast cancer, but they account for fewer than 1 percent of patients and often receive inadequate care.

Can Genetics Explain Why Some People Thrive on Less Sleep?

NY Times - Mon, 2019-09-09 22:38
Several members of the same family get by on less than six hours of sleep a night. Their genetics could illuminate how sleep works for the rest of us.

How black holes can swallow stars

CNN - Mon, 2019-09-09 22:38
NASA scientists used X-rays to determine new details regarding what happens to a star when it comes too close to a black hole.

Can Derren Brown Be Fooled? Yes. Often.

NY Times - Mon, 2019-09-09 22:35
As one of the world’s best magicians he’ll fool you, too, even though magic isn’t really his thing.

We’re Barely Listening to the U.S.’s Most Dangerous Volcanoes

NY Times - Mon, 2019-09-09 22:33
A thicket of red tape and regulations have made it difficult for volcanologists to build monitoring stations along Mount Hood and other active volcanoes.

Hong Kong is having a leadership crisis

CNN - Mon, 2019-09-09 22:21
The late Chinese Communist leader, Deng Xiaoping, promised comrades and patriots that even after the 1997 handover of Hong Kong to China, "horses will still run, stocks will still sizzle and dancers will still dance" in the free-wheeling territory.

Trump says Democrats are 'not big believers in religion' during North Carolina rally

CNN - Mon, 2019-09-09 22:18
President Donald Trump is set to hold a campaign rally in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Monday night, about a dozen miles from Fort Bragg, the country's largest military installation and home to approximately 53,700 troops.

Here’s What We Learned in N.F.L. Week 1

NY Times - Mon, 2019-09-09 22:15
The Cowboys looked sensational, the Patriots and the Chiefs rolled and the Chargers survived. But the big story was Lamar Jackson leading the Ravens to 59 points.

NYT: Trump entered partnership with airport in 2014 that sent flight crews to his hotel

CNN - Mon, 2019-09-09 21:59
Donald Trump entered a partnership with a Scottish airport in 2014, before launching his White House bid, that routinely sent flight crews to his Turnberry resort, The New York Times reported Monday.

Facebook tries to get ahead of upcoming iPhone privacy changes

CNN - Mon, 2019-09-09 21:44
Facebook published a blog post explaining how it relies on location data and how new iOS and Android software updates will affect access to that information.

Retired Lt. Colonel calls this one of the most repulsive ideas by a president

CNN - Mon, 2019-09-09 21:36
Retired Lieutenant Col. Ralph Peters tells CNN's Anderson Cooper that President Trump does not grasp basic principles of national security and that his own government cannot trust him.
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