Judge humiliates Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, orders him to take remedial law classes
The worst secretary of state in the nation, the architect of the most racist law in modern American history and the man who happens to be Trump’s voter suppression chief (before the sham voter fraud commission was embarrassingly disbanded) had yet another
Can you compare Trump and Sessions to the Nazis? Ask the creator of Godwin’s Law
American attorney and author Mike Godwin created an online meme-related rhetorical law, appropriately titled “Godwin’s Law.”
Godwin's law (or Godwin's rule of Hitler analogies) is an internet adage asserting that «As an online discussion
Trump administration holding babies and toddlers in 'tender age' cages
Trump administration officials have been sending babies and other young children forcibly separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border to at least three “tender age” shelters in South Texas, The Associated Press has learned.
Open thread for night owls: Wall Street propaganda machine says things are going great
At The Baffler, Whitney Curry Wimbish writes—The Calm Before the Crash:
BUSINESS NEWS IS THE WORST part of mainstream media. You’re no better informed by reading it than by reading nothing at all. In fact, you might be worse off—if you’re sucked int
Houston's win streak ends at 12 games with 2-1 loss to Rays (Jun 19, 2018)
HOUSTON (AP) C.J. Cron homered early and Wilson Ramos hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning to lift the Tampa Bay Rays to a 2-1 win on Tuesday night to snap a 12-game winning streak by the Houston Astros.
Surging Escobar sparks Twins past Sale, Red Sox in 6-2 win (Jun 19, 2018)
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Eduardo Escobar had two go-ahead hits, including an RBI single that launched a four-run eighth inning for the Minnesota Twins in a 6-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.
Immersion travel to Nicaragua's eco-lodges and colonial cities
Travelers know that the No. 1 reason to visit Nicaragua is its eco-lodges, properties in somewhat remote areas that allow guests to explore nature. Far from camping, eco-lodges range from the comfortable to the luxurious — often as a casita, or small ca
US Navy drops live bombs in Florida national forest
OCALA, Fla. (AP) - The U.S. Navy is dropping live bombs in a national forest in Florida this week. The Orlando Sentinel reports the bombs began falling in the Ocala National Forest Monday. The bombing by Jacksonville's Naval Air Station jets at the Pinecastl
This is a day to forget for Colombia.Fresh of their best-ever World Cup run four years ago, Tuesday morning’s opener didn’t provide the same joy. Instead it would start with the news of James Rodríguez not starting due to a calf issue. Yet on paper Colom
Look: Tom Brady seemingly announces he'll retire at 45
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has been in the news a lot recently after noting in an interview with Oprah last week that retirement is coming sooner rather than later.It now looks like the soon-to-be 41-year-old Brady has a specific timeline for
Marlins’ Straily, Mattingly ejected after trading HBPs with Giants
Two members of the Miami Marlins were ejected from Tuesday night’s game against the San Francisco Giants after the teams traded hit by pitches.In the top of the second inning, Giants pitcher Dereck Rodriguez plunked Lewis Brinson to load the bases. Brinson
The San Antonio Spurs are not going to let Kawhi Leonard dictate his way out of town without at least putting up a fight. In fact, one report says Gregg Popovich met with Kawhi Leonard on Tuesday, two days before the NBA Draft.Yahoo’s Shams Charania reporte
More so than previous years, the 2018 NBA Draft is seemingly wide open. We have absolutely no idea who will go No. 2 after Phoenix eventually selects Deandre Ayton with the first pick. Heck, we don’t even know if the Sacramento Kings will hold on to that se
Matt Forte makes it clear he wasn't joking about wanting a job with the Bears
Last week, former Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte took to his Twitter account letting his former team know he’s available for a job.He was responding to the news that the Denver Broncos had hired DeMarcus Ware as a pass-rushing consultant. (shooters s
Rookie Peralta leads Brewers by Pirates 3-2 (Jun 19, 2018)
PITTSBURGH (AP) Rookie Freddy Peralta allowed two hits in six stellar innings, Jesus Aguilar hammered his 14th home run of the season and the Milwaukee Brewers cooled off the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Votto breaks drought with grand slam as Reds beat Tigers 9-5
CINCINNATI (AP) Joey Votto ended a long homer drought with his third career grand slam Tuesday night, powering the Cincinnati Reds to a 9-5 victory that ended the Detroit Tigers' longest winning streak in two years.
Honolulu mayor vetoes bill to limit Uber, Lyft 'surge' fares
HONOLULU (AP) - Honolulu's mayor has vetoed a bill aimed at setting limits for what ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft can charge during peak demand. Mayor Kirk Caldwell said Tuesday he wants to see new technology blend with old. The bill sought to p
Instagram’s “IGTV” video hub for creators launches tomorrow
TechCrunch has learned that the Instagram longer-form video hub that’s launching tomorrow is called IGTV and it will be part of the Explore tab, according to multiple sources. Instagram has spent the week meeting with online content creators to encoura