Nevada Is About to Kill an Inmate Using a Drug Mix That’s Never Been Tried Before

Scott Dozier is scheduled to die on Wednesday. The Nevada inmate has been on death row since 2007 for having shot and dismembered 22-year-old Jeremiah Miller in a drug-related crime in 2002. Eight days before the execution, the state announced that they would use a new combination of drugs to put Dozier to death.  “There are so many concerns and […]

You’ll Never Guess What State Has 2018's Top Wine Destination

You’ll Never Guess What State Has 2018's Top Wine Destination

Napa, Sonoma, and New York’s Finger Lakes get a lot of attention when it comes to wine, but they aren’t the only places in the U.S. to get an amazing vintage. A study released Tuesday by RewardExpert analyzed millions of ratings on CellarTracker to identify where the best-reviewed bottles of wine originated. According to the […]

Another Subprime Bubble: The Fed Never Learns

Another Subprime Bubble: The Fed Never Learns

What if, back in 2008, when Lehman Brothers, Bear Stearns, Merrill Lynch and many others were toppling like dominoes, someone said to you: “If you think this is bad, wait another decade, and an even bigger financial crisis will loom.” It would have been hard to believe, but it would have been correct. The same […]

In 1968, When Nixon Said “Sock it To Me” on Laugh-In, TV Was Never Quite the Same Again

In 1968, When Nixon Said “Sock it To Me” on Laugh-In, TV Was Never Quite the Same Again

We’re living in a golden age of presidential comedy on television. Presidential candidate Donald Trump hostedSaturday Night Live in November 2015, igniting a firestorm of controversy about the benefit the appearance might give his campaign. Hillary Clinton had appeared on the sketch comedy program the previous month, as Bernie Sanders would in February 2016. Impersonations […]

The Peace Process That Never Was, Fading Hope For A Palestinian State

The Peace Process That Never Was, Fading Hope For A Palestinian State

Israel/Palestine “The people of Palestine have lived through half a century of occupation, and they have heard half a century of statements condemning it.  But life hasn’t meaningfully changed. Children have become grandparents.  But life hasn’t changed.” – UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon by David Morrison Let’s block ads! (Why?) MintPress News fmsmnewsFMSMNews.com is a news aggregator […]

Death penalty moratorium will never be lifted – Russian ombudsman

Death penalty moratorium will never be lifted – Russian ombudsman

Published time: 1 Dec, 2017 14:15 Edited time: 1 Dec, 2017 15:09 The Russian plenipotentiary for human rights, Tatyana Moskalkova, has said that the moratorium on death penalty in the country will be extended indefinitely. She added that in her opinion life in prison was an adequate replacement as a punishment. Read more “I cannot […]

At This Spectral Subway Platform, Trains Approach But Never Arrive

At This Spectral Subway Platform, Trains Approach But Never Arrive

You stand expectantly on the subway platform, a small incandescent bulb suspended above your head. Across the tracks, a drab white wall meets your gaze, its once pristine tiling scarred and smudged, its smooth upper surface sullied by rust stains from an overhanging pipe. In both directions, the curving tunnel you occupy leads off into […]

The mass extinction that might never have happened

The mass extinction that might never have happened

Richard Bizley/Science Photo Library By Colin Barras Should the “big five” really be the “big four”? For decades, we have recognised five devastating mass extinctions that punctuate the last half-billion years of evolution. But now two geologists are controversially arguing that the end-Triassic extinction – often described as the third largest – has no place […]