Commentary

A Just Decision Not to File Homicide Charges in the Tragic Breonna Taylor Case

The criminal law is not designed to address every human tragedy. That is the lesson of the tragic death of Breonna Taylor. It was also the theme repeatedly struck by Kentucky attorney general Daniel Cameron on Wednesday, in announcing the indictment of one of the three officers involved in the raid that lead to her death. The charge will not satisfy the mob. Neither the peaceful protesters nor the radical rioters, who have taken to the streets...

Suicidal Utopianism and Leftist Messianism

Laura Rosen Cohen on Supreme Court idolatry, transgender Peruvians, and the religion of leftism... ...

Biden Won’t Answer Court-Packing Question

President Trump gets a lot of heat for his answers to questions. Much of the criticism is appropriate, some of it is mock outrage, but one way or the other, Trump does answer the questions. In fact, he answers hundreds more questions than his opponent. COVID has been devastating for the country, but it’s been a boon for Joe Biden, who has undeniably lost a step or three and does not do well with sustained exposure. Since...

Crazier Than Thou

Welcome to the Tuesday edition of The Mark Steyn Show, in which Mark brings the crazy - from a pithier Pledge of Allegiance to NPR minivans, Quebec apartments to two-thirds of a billion brand new Americans. Plus a Vicwit Wanker Copperpalooza, The Hundred ...

World news

‘Cake Boss’ Star Impaled in Bowling Accident

"Cake Boss" star Buddy Valastro is facing a long road to recovery after his dominant hand was "repeatedly" impaled during a horrific bowling accident. The celebrity chef shared the news to social media on Wednesday. "I was involved in a terrible accident a few days ago," he......

Economy

Technology

J.K. Simmons Hopes to Play J. Jonah Jameson For a Long Time

Jai Courtney talks the shifting dynamics of The Suicide Squad. Rob Paulsen teases what and what not to expect from The Animaniacs’ return. Filming has begun on Star Trek: Discovery’s fourth season. Plus, a gory clip from Raised By Wolves, and more looks at Helstrom. Spoilers now!Read more......

This New Quantum Processor Is Made of Light

Experts are still unclear on what material will make the best quantum computer, but one obscure candidate is gaining traction: infrared light. Earlier this month, quantum computing startup Xanadu, based in Toronto, Canada, put two of its so-called photonic quantum computers on the cloud—the first commercially…Read more......

China Far Outpaces America in Bringing Robots to Factories

The number of robots operating on Chinese factory floors rose 21% last year as the world's manufacturing powerhouse extended its lead in automation.China added 140,500 new robots and now holds almost one-third of the global stock, according to a new report published......

Next Year You’ll Be Able to Use Microsoft Office...

If there’s one thing we could do without next year besides, well (gestures at everything), it’s subscription services. Peacock. Xbox Game Pass. Disney+. Adobe Creative Suite. Apple Arcade. Stadia. HBO Max. CBS All Access. Netflix. Hulu. Spotify. Amazon Prime. Even our shoes aren’t safe from monthly payments. Kind of…Read more......

Record-Breaking Whale Stays Underwater for Mind-Bending 3 Hours and...

Marine biologists are astonished after a Cuvier’s beaked whale held its breath for nearly four hours during a deep dive. The unexpected observation shows there’s much to learn about these medium-sized whales.Read more......

Sling TV Is Rolling Out Its Very Own Watch...

Sling TV, a fairly affordable streaming option for cord-cutters, has become the latest streaming service to support a Watch Party function that’ll allow anyone with a Sling login to watch programming together.Read more......

Science / Health

FDA Adds Abuse Labels to Xanax, Valium

Reacting to an upsurge in abuse of benzodiazepine sedatives such as Valium, Xanax and Ativan, U.S. officials on Wednesday added a "Boxed Warning" to the drugs' labels, cautioning about the danger. Benzodiazepines are tranquilizers commonly prescribed to help ease issues such......

Study: Americans Cutting Back on Sugary Drinks

Drinking lots of sugary beverages can wreak havoc on your health, but new research finds more Americans are turning away from those high-calorie drinks. And that includes many people who used to drink large quantities of sweetened beverages - the equivalent of 3.5 cans of......

New brain cell-like nanodevices work together to identify mutations in viruses

In the September issue of the journal Nature, scientists from Texas A&M University, Hewlett Packard Labs and Stanford University have described a new nanodevice that acts almost identically to a brain cell. Furthermore, they have shown that these synthetic brain cells can be joined together to form intricate networks that can...

Indoor Dining Is Back in NYC. How Will It Affect Restaurants?

With cooler weather upon us, eating outdoors will not be as appealing as it was this past summer during the pandemic. Governor Andrew Cuomo recently cleared the path for New York City restaurants to allow indoor dining starting Sept. 30. Although this is welcome news for......

Scientists devise ‘Trojan horse’ approach to kill cancer cells without using drugs

Cancer cells have been killed in lab experiments and tumor growth reduced in mice, using a new approach that turns a nanoparticle into a 'Trojan horse' that causes cancer cells to self-destruct, a research team at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has found. ...

Sleep Builds, Then Maintains the Brain

For the very young, sleep builds and strengthens the brain, but it quickly switches to maintenance and repair before a child turns 3, new research shows. Before about the age of 2.5, the brain grows rapidly. And during REM (rapid eye movement) sleep, a baby's brain builds......
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What is ‘wanton endangerment,’ the charge in the Breonna...

What is ‘wanton endangerment,’ the charge in the Breonna Taylor case?  The Washington PostBreonna Taylor shooting: Fired Louisville officer indicted on criminal charges but not her death  Fox NewsTwo officers shot during protests over grand jury decision not to charge Louisville cops with killing Breonna Taylor  CNNColumn: Justice in Breonna Taylor’s death fell victim...

Ex-Louisville police Officer Brett Hankison charged with wanton endangerment...

Ex-Louisville police Officer Brett Hankison charged with wanton endangerment in Breonna Taylor case  NBC NewsLive: Fury as no cops charged decision in Breonna Taylor case  The SunLouisville on edge after no officers charged directly with Breonna Taylor's death  CNNBreonna Taylor shooting: Fired Louisville officer indicted on criminal charges but not her death  Fox NewsNo officers...

Mourners pay respects to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at...

Mourners pay respects to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Supreme Court  NBC NewsWATCH LIVE | Ruth Bader Ginsburg lies in repose at Supreme Court  Washington PostRepublicans will replace RBG but Democrats hold the trump cards – no, really  The GuardianJessica Tarlov: Supreme Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the future -- May her memory...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg to lie in repose, Breonna Taylor...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg to lie in repose, Breonna Taylor announcement, Beta still a threat: 5 things to know Wednesday  USA TODAYMitt Romney backing of Supreme Court vote paves way for election-year confirmation  CNNThe sudden fight for the supreme court: inside the 25 September Guardian Weekly  The GuardianTrump Supreme Court favorite Amy Coney Barrett would...

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 JOIN A TAX DAY RALLY NEAR YOU. We will be in Tampa covering Tampa Bay's 2010 Tax Day Tea Party.  Watch our video coverage of...

Michigan speaks

"Slow down and don't spend our money."

The Canadians Will Have No Alternative

This doctor thinks the healthcare bill will destroy our nation.

Entertainment

Terry Bradshaw’s Daughters Reveal a Side to the Sports Star That May Surprise You

Terry Bradshaw may be an NFL legend and a beloved sportscaster, but to daughters Rachel, Erin and Lacey, he's just dad. For an exclusive chat with E! News, The Bradshaw Bunch stars... ...

Sports

Michael Wacha’s brutal Mets season has a fitting end

Michael Wacha’s disappointing season for the Mets concluded with a thud. The veteran right-hander was on the verge of respectability Wednesday, after allowing only two runs over the first five innings of his start against the Rays, but then watched Randy Arozarena blast a two-run homer in the sixth inning. The...

Trevor Bauer has his own vote for Cy Young: ‘Has a nice ring to it’

Trevor Bauer thinks he’s a shoo-in for the NL Cy Young Award this season. After the Reds ace pitched eight innings of one-run ball with 12 strikeouts in Cincinnati’s 6-1 vicotry over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night, Bauer lowered his ERA to a National League-leading 1.73 and became the first...

USA TODAY Sports’ Week 3 NFL picks: Chiefs or Ravens in potential AFC championship game preview?

Week 3 should be fun – assuming our favorite NFL players don't wind up injured – with a hefty serving of compelling matchups on...

How 20-year-old Heat rookie Tyler Herro sank Celtics in Game 4 of Eastern Conference finals

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Twenty years old, rookie in the NBA playing in his first postseason and close to an NBA Finals...