“Pull the Plug!” Taxpayer Group wants Comatose State Pensioner Euthanized|Humor

“Pull the Plug!” Taxpayer Group wants Comatose State Pensioner Euthanized|Humor

Sacramento, CA. A group of conservative California taxpayers asked a state court to remove all medical support that now keeps a 101-year-old retired state worker alive in a permanent comatose condition. Their request has sparked renewed debate over the state's growing unfunded pension obligations, with some calling for an end to pensions entirely. Alfonso Perez, […]

America’s Fentanyl Problem Is Reaching a Whole New Group of Users

America’s Fentanyl Problem Is Reaching a Whole New Group of Users

On a clear day in the summer of 2016, an ambulance arrived at the Yale New Haven Hospital carrying a man in his 60s with the classic signs of an opioid overdose: His breathing had stopped, his heart had slowed, and his blood pressure had dropped. Over the next six hours, 11 more people were […]

Earth Week: Giant group of octopus moms discovered in the deep sea

Earth Week: Giant group of octopus moms discovered in the deep sea

Top Story We know more about the surface of the moon than we do about the bottom of the ocean. The seafloor is an alien landscape, with crushing pressures, near-total darkness and fluids wafting from cracks in the Earth’s crust. It’s also home to weird animals that scientists are only just getting to know. Now, […]

France's top celebrations 'reach trade' on Merkel group

France's top celebrations 'reach trade' on Merkel group

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and the Social Democrats sealed a deal Wednesday on a new coalition, officials close to the talks said, potentially ending four months of political standstill in Europe’s top economy. The sources told AFP the parties had ironed out their final differences and were ready to sign an agreement for Merkel`s fourth […]