Friday, April 21, 2017

The United States of Billy Joel

How Texas Lost Yet Another Voting-Rights Case

Immigration Inquiry Draws Protest at Tom Cat Bakery

Florida State Senator Resigns After Using Racial Slur in Tirade

Rare parchment copy of US Declaration of Independence

Arkansas executions bring Sister Helen Prejean’s death penalty fight to the fore

Mexico Seeks New Home for Its Oil Amid Weak Gulf Coast Demand

U.K. Has First Day Without Relying on Coal for Power Since 1880s

The White House Seems Excited to Shut Down the Government

Science Needs Your Cells

More than 50 Afghan soldiers killed by Taliban suicide attackers at army base

Theresa May defies the right by maintaining 0.7% aid pledge

Egyptian soldiers accused of killing unarmed Sinai men in leaked video

Sanctuary Cities Face Aid Cuts as Justice Dept. Tightens Screws

An Array of Legal Challenges Have Stopped Four of the Eight Planned Executions in Arkansas

‘They Starve You. They Shock You’

Oil Falls Below $50 as Surging U.S. Output Undermines OPEC Cuts

Oil Falls Below $50 as Surging U.S. Output Undermines OPEC Cuts - Bloomberg
The recession is coming - though there is as large chance of dodging it.

: Las Vegas homeless stake claim on the Strip

'Hobbit' species did not evolve from ancestor of modern humans

François Fillon rebuked for sexist remarks about maternity leave

Oil Producers Deliver Cuts. Oil Market Delivers Nothing.

Your Imported Teeth Are a Battlefield as Trump Takes on Trade

“A Quiet Passion”

Rethinking Retirement for Longer Lives With Fewer Safety Nets

Harry Huskey, Pioneering Computer Scientist, Is Dead at 101

Canada judge who wore Trump hat to court faces disciplinary hearing

The Dead Start Piling Up

Li Ka-shing Isn't Chinese, Australia Decides

The Democrats’ Existential Crisis Won’t Resolve Itself

Toronto to impose 15% tax on foreign home buyers to regulate housing costs

Brexit could end Europe's support for UK control of Falklands

Trump Can't Stop California Bullet Train Paid With Bond Sale

Polar Expressed