Loved ones of women killed by Border Patrol supervisor 'still grappling with question: Why?'
The friends and family of Guiselda Alicia Hernandez, Claudine Ann Luera, Janelle Ortiz, and Melissa Ramirez—the four women murdered by a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) employee in Texas last month—continue to grieve and ask question
A new study suggests voters aren't buying anti-Muslim campaign rhetoric—and it might even backfire
Anti-Muslim rhetoric seems omnipresent in the conservative far right, but even more worrying is how consistently some of that hate rhetoric seems to be seeping into actual political campaigns. This is especially true since the arrival of open bigot Donald Tru
California is dog whistle central for fearmongering Republicans
California is doing a lot of work for Republican politicians in several states, who are using the largest state in the nation as some kind of threat to voters. As Nevada attorney general and gubernatorial nominee Adam Laxalt put it, “Are we going to keep Ne
How Chief Justice Roberts helped Kavanaugh with those ethics complaints
When it comes to judicial ethics, the appearance of bias is taken as seriously as bias. There’s a whole ethical canon in the Code of Conduct for United States Judges that makes that point. It’s entitled, daringly enough, “A Judge Should Avoid Improprie
Latest move from Trump proves Republicans don't care about your health care
When the occupier of the Oval Office says «all Republicans support people with preexisting conditions» he's lying. To be honest, at least every other public pronouncement he makes is a lie, but this one is particularly huge. And it's particularly
A World Series we deserve: Boston Red Sox vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
It’s been a weird postseason. Rampant paranoia, with allegations of spies and widespread theft (of signs). Rancorous disagreement, over cowboy interference. Trick starts. Infected belly rings. A postseason worthy of a David Fincher treatment. With a Red
With a clash between the Petit Le Mans and the Bathurst 1000 likely to rule Earl Bamber out of a return for the Supercars enduros next year, van Gisbergen has admitted he's likely to be in need of a new partner once again for the long-distance races in 2019.
Bible Museum admits some of its Dead Sea Scrolls are fake
WASHINGTON (AP) - When Washington's $500 million Museum of the Bible held its grand opening in November 2017, attended by Vice President Mike Pence, there were questions even then about the authenticity of its centerpiece collection of Dead Sea Scrolls. Now t
Florida man faces groping charge after flight from Houston
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A Florida man is accused of groping a female passenger while on a flight Sunday from Houston to Albuquerque and later telling authorities that the president of the United States says it's OK to grab women by their private parts. Bruc
Water Abundance XPRIZE’s $1.5M winner shows how to source fresh water from the air
You may remember that back in May, the Water Abundance Xprize named the five finalists in its contest to demonstrate the sustainable and scalable collection of water from the air. Interestingly, none of those finalists were the winner — after one dropped ou
If they win the House, Democrats plan to delve back into the Russia probe
House Democrats on the Intelligence Committee are ready to pick up where their GOP counterparts left off on the Russia probe when they summarily shut it down after declaring they found no evidence of collusion. In doing so, the GOP House left a trail of untur
U.S. regulator suspends trading in company for 'false' cryptocurrency claims
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday it temporarily suspended trading in shares of American Retail Group after the company claimed SEC approval as a custodian for cryptocurrency trading.
Industrial policy may leverage blockchain tech to digitise land records for easy loans to MSMEs
The proposed industrial policy may suggest leveraging of blockchain technology to digitise land records to enable MSMEs to access easy loans against assets or properties, an official said.
Use of blockchain technology to digitise land records would enhance ea