Trump Administration Moves to End Food Stamps for 750,000

Invasive Grasses Are Fueling Wildfires Across the US (Chris) From the Conversation: “Some fires are occurring in areas that rarely

Nunes Claims He Doesn’t ‘Recall’ Whether He Spoke with Indicted Giuliani Associate Lev Parnas But ‘It’s Possible’

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Strategic Questions for EU Leaders on NATO’s 70th Birthday

Now is the time for Trump to press Macron, Merkel, and others on the security risks posed by China.

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All New Cellphone Users in China Must Now Have Their Faces Scanned (Chris) From MIT Technology Review: “China’s government says

NAACP Takes On ‘Prison Gerrymandering’

Counting prisoners as residents where they are incarcerated — rather than where they lived before — often results in districts

DOJ Investigating Russian Dirty Money Flowing Into US

The US government has recently stepped up its investigation of whether Deutsche Bank knowingly helped Danske Bank launder vast sums

White House Says it Won’t Participate in ‘Partisan’ Judiciary Committee Impeachment Hearing

“Under the current circumstances, we do not intend to participate in your Wednesday hearing,” White House Counsel Pat Cipollone wrote.

A Medical Miracle: Stem Cell Therapy for a Catastrophic Spinal Injury

Here is a story from the wondrous world of regenerative medicine and surgery — an emerging field that gets more

‘Bleak’ Outlook as Carbon Emissions Gap Grows: UN

Workers in Democratic Republic of Congo Made Impotent by Pesticide: Human Rights Watch (Mili)  The author writes, “Feronia, [a UK-funded

Death of a Banker: Did Laundered Russian Billions Play a Role? Part 3

This is Part 3 of a 3-part series. Read Part 1 here, and Part 2 here. While I waited for