Australia lawyers' group: Draft cyber laws would curb rights - Says laws forcing global tech firms like Facebook & Google to help police by unscrambling encrypted messages sent by criminals would significantly limit individuals' privacy & freedom.
The Guardian slams Trump over comments about assault on its reporter - Trump: I knew body slamming a reporter would help Gianforte
Trump Believed His Stormy Daniels ‘Horseface’ Tweet Was Politically Brilliant - And he doesn’t care about the angry reactions.
Trump calls Stormy Daniels 'Horseface' as defamation suit dismissed - A non-disclosure agreement suit is still pending.
Trump: I won't accept the blame if Dems retake House
New York AG subpoenas 14 companies in net neutrality comments probe - Subpoenas were sent to telecommunications industry groups like Broadband for America & conservative groups like Century Strategies & Media Bridge.
Study dissecting FCC net neutrality commenter backgrounds shows support came from both blue & red districts - Suggestions for improving & legitimizing the comment process includes confirmation emails.
Comcast complains it will make less money under Calif. net neutrality law - Comcast fears it won't be able to charge online platforms for interconnection.
‘I shot a whole family of baboons’: Idaho Fish & Game official resigns amid fury over Africa trophy hunting boasts
Post-Brexit Britain Could Be A Cybersecurity Nightmare With Or Without A Deal
Stephen Colbert Has Had It With Trump’s Elizabeth Warren DNA Witch-Hunt - “You’re literally the only person who cares,” the ‘Late Show’ host said.
Republicans Are Adopting the Proud Boys - Before and after the Manhattan brawl, GOP figures defended & promoted the far-right group. It’s a valuable & dangerous bridge between fascism & mainstream politics.
New Study Shows the Huge Costs of the Republican War on Obamacare - This is what happens when states reject Medicaid expansion.
Trump threatens to cut off aid to Honduras over immigrant 'caravan'
The Politicians Who Get the Most Money From Big Pharma - A new Kaiser Health News database, ‘Pharma Cash to Congress’, tracks campaign donations from drugmakers over the past 10 years.
Neanderthals Suffered a Lot of Traumatic Injuries. So How Did They Live So Long? - Our ancient-hominid relatives seem to have had surprisingly sophisticated health care.
Inherited Trauma Shapes Your Health - A new study on Civil War prisoners adds to the evidence suggesting that our parents’—& even grandparents’—experiences might affect our DNA.
Man in U.S. Dies from Extremely Rare Disease After Eating Squirrel Brains
What Was Mexico Beach? - The Florida town, largely wiped out by Hurricane Michael, was marked by its resistance to corporations & overdevelopment.
Invasion of the ‘frankenbees’ - Beekeepers are sounding the alarm about the latest developments in genetically modified pollinators.
Meet the latest TV star in a flap about conservation – a flamingo called Bob
Shipwreck that became a landmark - For more than 40 yrs its rusting hulk has risen, whale-like, from the waters of the River Clyde. But what is the story of the "Sugar Boat"?
Age boys start puberty 'linked to mothers' - The age at which boys begin puberty is linked to when their mothers started having periods, a study suggests.
1,700-Year-Old Sock Spins Yarn About Ancient Egyptian Fashion - This stripy toe sock appears to have warmed the foot of a tot in the late antiquity period
After 2nd Endangered California Condor Shot, $15,000 Reward Offered
Dow Seeks to Expand Use of Bee-killing Pesticide to Additional 3 Million Acres
1 in 10 IKEA Shoppers Chose the Vegan Hot Dog in Sept - After selling 1 million vegan hot dogs in Europe, IKEA Bistros in the US are buzzing with enthusiasm for the new plant-based option.
How red & green slime (really) could swing Florida’s Senate race - If Rick Scott knocks Bill Nelson out of the U.S. Senate, the Republicans probably hold the chamber. But there’s trouble in the water—literally.
No Food, No FEMA: Hurricane Michael’s Survivors Are Furious - Miles & miles of Florida are obliterated, & residents have been left to fend for themselves with little help from the govt.
£7,000 to bag a rare deer … how trophy hunting came to the home counties - Animal rights groups are outraged as overseas tour companies offer expensive shooting packages in UK conservation parks
Pirates of the Med: the Mafia-style poachers threatening endangered fish - The Calanques national park was targeted by a gang who sold fish to smart restaurants. Now in a landmark case, they will pay ‘environmental damages’.
'Outrageous' Voter Suppression by 'Cowardly Republicans' in Georgia Part of Nationwide GOP Attack on Democracy
Capitalism’s Final Solution Is Nothing Less than Complete Ecological Collapse - This is the nightmare logic of scarcity capitalism.
Notes On A Scandal - by Philip Glass
Giving States More Power Over Endangered Species Could Be Bad News For Animals - Critics say shifting more control to states could dismantle protections for
Here's Why Evangelicals Believe They're the Most Persecuted Group in America
This Desperate GOP Attack Ad Just Backfired Spectacularly by Trying to Smear a Decorated Veteran as Being Against the Troops - Republicans crafted an ad blasting Democratic House candidate Dan Feehan for supporting Colin Kaepernick. There's just one problem.