Without Interpreters, California’s Deaf Prisoners Are Getting Stuck Behind Bars

In 2016, an inmate in Corcoran, California, faced a dilemma. The parole board wanted to know whether he’d completed any self-help programs during his incarceration, a sign that he’d rehabilitated and could be trusted to go home. The inmate, whose name has been withheld for privacy reasons, said yes: At the Substance Abuse Treatment Facility […]

From luxury to life behind bars: What Bill Cosby faces in prison

From luxury to life behind bars: What Bill Cosby faces in prison

(Reuters) – Bill Cosby, used to the high life as one of America’s biggest stars, will likely see his entourage of aides replaced by an inmate paid pennies to help the legally blind comedian navigate life behind bars after he is sentenced for sexual assault. FILE PHOTO: Actor and comedian Bill Cosby exits the Montgomery […]

Cambridge Analytica Behind Satan’s Election to CEO of Heaven|Humor

Cambridge Analytica Behind Satan’s Election to CEO of Heaven|Humor

HEAVEN—Cambridge Analytica has some big wins under its belt—Brexit, the election of Uhuru Kenyatta in Kenya, and Donald Trump in the Confederate States of America, but the company pulled off one of its biggest sells just last week, when it rigged an election voting in Satan as the new CEO of Heaven, replacing Jesus. Cambridge […]

The Prolific Illustrator Behind Kewpies Used Her Cartoons for Women’s Rights

The Prolific Illustrator Behind Kewpies Used Her Cartoons for Women’s Rights

In 1914, a crowd gathered at the fairgrounds in Nashville, Tennessee. After enduring a wait in the November chill, people looked to the sky as a plane piloted by famed aviator Katherine Stinson buzzed overhead until finally, it dropped its cargo: parachuting cupid-like dolls gently floating toward the ground, wearing sashes advocating for women’s right […]

Behind the Scenes of “Ear Hustle”

Behind the Scenes of “Ear Hustle”

In a shabby, low-slung bungalow on the grounds of California’s San Quentin State Prison, Adnan Khan sits nervously in front of a microphone. A slender 33-year-old with dark, slicked-back hair and skin the color of cinnamon, he’s clad in typical prison fashion—jeans, powder-blue button-down over a white T-shirt, standard-issue dark jacket. To one side, inmate […]

Blac Chyna Says He's Not Behind Leaked Sex Video

Blac Chyna Says He's Not Behind Leaked Sex Video

Blac ChynaI Didn’t Leak My Oral Sex Tape 2/21/2018 1:00 AM PST EXCLUSIVE Blac Chyna says her sex tape may be dirty, but she’s clean.  The video — which shows Chyna performing oral sex on a man — was leaked Monday on Twitter. Her ex-bf, Mechie, claims to be the man in the video. Sources close […]

Corn genetics research exposes mechanism behind traits becoming silent

Corn genetics research exposes mechanism behind traits becoming silent

Top Story For more than a century, plant geneticists have been studying maize as a model system to understand the rules governing the inheritance of traits. Now, a team of researchers has unveiled a previously unknown mechanism that triggers gene silencing in corn. Gene silencing turns off genetic traits, an important consideration for plant breeders […]