Killer Conversations: The Hidden Danger of Cell Phones

Reading Time: 2 minutes Do you play with your phone while driving?  If so, then you’re lucky to be alive.

Michael Avenatti Found Guilty on All Counts in Nike Extortion Trial

Attorney Michael Avenatti was found guilty on all counts in his Nike extortion trial on Friday and faces a sentence

Fake Coronavirus Claims Are Causing an ‘Infodemic’

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sanders and AOC’s Fracking Ban Angers Centrists and Their Fossil Fuel Backers (Russ) The author writes,

Ranking House Armed Services Republican Claims Trump’s Use of Pentagon Funds for Border Wall is Unconstitutional

Marc Thornberry warned that while border security was important, the diversion of funds “undermines the principle of civilian control of

Graham, McConnell Back AG Barr Following Criticism of Trump Tweets

Senator Lindsey Graham on Thursday expressed “complete confidence” in Attorney General William Barr following an interview in which Barr complained

Former Justice Department Attorney Warns That Prosecutorial Abuses Go Beyond FISA Process

In a memo, Ankush Khardori, who recently left the DOJ, alleges the misuse of another obscure bureaucratic mechanism to skirt

The US Power Grid Needs Upgrades to Handle Climate Change: Report

Reading Time: 2 minutes UN Lists 112 Businesses Linked to Israeli Settlements (Chris) From the BBC: “The UN human rights

Zero Tolerance: School District Calls Cops on Six-Year-Old with Down Syndrome over Finger-Gun Gesture

It’s important for schools to keep their students safe, but it’s also clear that these kinds of zero tolerance policies

Black History Week: When We Pause to Mourn Centuries of Suffering

Reading Time: 4 minutes February is Black History Month. But it was started, in 1926, as Black History Week, by

Buttigieg Vows Pragmatic ‘Pathway’ to Shared Progressive Goals in Courting Warren, Sanders Backers

The former mayor highlighted healthcare, where he has sought to differentiate himself from both Warren and Sanders in the past.

FTC to Review Past Big Tech Mergers, Demands Info from Apple, Facebook, Amazon

U.S. regulators announced Tuesday that they are demanding information about past mergers from Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, and Alphabet.

Winter 2019-20 Has So Far Been the Warmest on Record in the Contiguous US

Reading Time: 2 minutes VIDEO: ‘Where Are the World’s Diplomats?’ (Chris) From CNN: “Norwegian Refugee Council Secretary-General Jan Egeland tells

Trump Labels Roger Stone’s Recommended Sentence a ‘Miscarriage of Justice,’ Hints at Possible Pardon

“The real crimes were on the other side, as nothing happens to them. Cannot allow this miscarriage of justice!” the

Barr Announces Sweeping Crackdown on Sanctuary Cities for ‘Getting in the Way’ of Federal Immigration Law

Barr said the Justice Department would move to file lawsuits against localities with sanctuary policies designed to obstruct federal immigration

Trump, 2020 Election and Impeachment Fallout — What the World Thinks

Reading Time: 4 minutes As President Donald Trump used his impeachment acquittal as a launchpad to settle scores with his

Nation’s Largest Charter School Group Slams Trump Admin for ‘Chilling’ School Choice in 2021 Budget

The nation’s leading public charter organization slammed President Trump’s proposed 2021 budget for ‘chilling’ school choice.

Ransomware Attacks Grow, Crippling Cities and Businesses

Reading Time: 2 minutes Experts Worry About Your Personal Data in the 2020 Election (Reader Pat)  The author writes, “Cambridge