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A Se’nnight of Steyn, July 15-21

Hope you're all having a wonderful Sunday. For our Singapore readers, a happy Racial Harmony Day, which is apparently a real thing. From 50...

Trump’s Omar Comments and Our Eroding Sense of Citizenship

The episode is a reminder that presidential words matter. ...

The Lost Frontier

Fifty years ago today man landed on the moon, in the persons of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin and courtesy of a lunar module...

White Cats and Black Swans

Debates and controversies over casting decisions. ...

No One Really Wants to ‘Send Her Back’

Don’t exaggerate the significance of raucous chants. ...

World news

Study: Racist Police Officer Stereotype May Become Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

The racist police officer stereotype may lead to more forceful and threatening police tactics, becoming a self-fulfilling prophecy for those who are concerned about appearing racist, according to a new study....

Economy

Technology

Saving an Ice Shelf, Lunar Conspiracies, and the Butterfly Effect: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

The third week of July 2019 is past us—and if you live in much of the Midwest or the East Coast, it’s been one helluva hot one with a heat wave breaking one-day temperature records in NYC and conditions in Washington, D.C. and Cincinnati compared to Death Valley and Nairobi respectively....

Tom King, Doc Shaner, and Mitch Gerads’ Next DC...

The creative minds behind the Eisner-award-winning Mister Miracle are reuniting—and throwing in an old friend who helped King on one of the most interesting Green Lantern short stories—to bring Adam Strange back to the DC universe in a big way.Read more......

Westworld’s Comic-Con Panel Dove Into the Murky Ethics of...

More than a year has passed since we got the explosive finale of Westworld season two and it’ll be several more months until we find out what happens next. However, at Comic-Con 2019, the show’s creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy took the stage with stars Thandie Newton, Aaron Paul, Tessa...

Science / Health

Study: ‘Trojan Horse’ Drug Tricks, Kills Cancer Cells

Attaching cancer-killing medicine to fatty acids, researchers say they have found their "Trojan horse" in targeting cancerous tumors in humans, according to a report on the research."It's like a Trojan horse," lead researcher Nathan Gianneschi explained in a statement. "It......

Feeling Blue? Oregon Students Can Take ‘Mental Health Days’

Oregon will allow students to take "mental health days" just as they would sick days, expanding the reasons for excused school absences to include mental or behavioral health under a new law that experts say is one of the first of its kind in the U.S.But don't call it......

Study: Cursing Increases Your Pain Tolerance

Stubbed your toe? Dropping the occasional F-bomb can actually make the pain more bearable.That's the conclusion of a recent study, which found that cursing can increase a person's pain tolerance by up to 33%, reported science news outlet Study Finds. ...
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Iran CIA arrests: Iran claims it’s nabbed 17 spies working for CIA and sentenced some to death today — live updates – CBS News

Iran CIA arrests: Iran claims it's nabbed 17 spies working for CIA and sentenced some to death today -- live updates  CBS NewsIran says it dismantled CIA spy ring, arrests 17, sentences some to death: report  Fox NewsIran detains 17 citizens accused of spying for the CIA  CNNIran claims arrest of 17 CIA spies;...

What Democrats want from special counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony – Vox.com

What Democrats want from special counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony  Vox.com'Very substantial evidence' Trump is 'guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors,' House Judiciary Chair says  CNNJerry Nadler claims Trump is 'guilty of high crimes'  Fox NewsTrump has nothing to fear from Mueller | TheHill  The HillDemocrats Should Unify Behind AOC, Not Pelosi  The Wall Street JournalView full...

‘Alter your course’: Audio reveals UK Navy-Iran exchange before tanker seizure – Fox News

'Alter your course': Audio reveals UK Navy-Iran exchange before tanker seizure  Fox NewsIranian special forces rappel onto the British oil tanker Stena Impero  The SunUSS Boxer Crew Describes Tense Moments in Strait of Hormuz  The Wall Street JournalNew PM, take note: the Iran crisis could escalate into war  The GuardianFred Fleitz: Iran’s seizure of two...

Stop Gambling With Our Money

It's all about the deficit according to this patriotic American from Nevada. Everything else contributes to it.  

America wants Conservatives

The media and spin doctors would have you believe that Tea Partiers are either misguided or ill-informed. This gentleman is neither.

Think Healthcare Is Bad Now?

He works in the industry and warns against getting sick or old if this healthcare bill is passed.

Entertainment

‘The Lion King’ tops box office in Disney-dominated summer

“We’ve had a spectacular run this weekend,” said Cathleen Taff, Disney’s president of distribution. “We really did know we had something special with (“The Lion King”) given its popularity with fans of all ages.” ...

Sports

Knicks’ ‘Shot Doctor’ is trying to save Dennis Smith Jr.

Keith Smart and Knicks point guard Dennis Smith Jr. have been summer shooting pals for six weeks, in three cities, for countless hours. And it started in a chair. The Knicks assistant coach warned Smith the process would be “tedious.” It’s been all of that — and the alliance may turn...

Shane Lowry’s improbable journey to stun the British Open

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Irish eyes are smiling. Irish eyes are crying. Tears of joy and disbelief. Can it be that an Irishman has won the British Open at Royal Portrush the first time the oldest and most prestigious championship has been played in Ireland in 68 years? Indeed, the historic...

Brooks Koepka doesn't blame J.B. Holmes' slow play for his disappointing British Open finish

CLOSE PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Major monster Brooks Koepka wasn’t about to place the blame for a disappointing final round in the 148th...

Enter Sandman: Hall of Fame weekend in Cooperstown belongs to Mariano Rivera

CLOSE USA TODAY Sports' Bob Nightengale breaks down the prominent careers of the 2019 Baseball Hall of Fame class. USA TODAY COOPERSTOWN, N.Y....