At a School Safety Conference, Sessions Spent a Lot of Time Defending Trump’s Immigration Policies

At a School Safety Conference, Sessions Spent a Lot of Time Defending Trump’s Immigration Policies

On Monday, US attorney general Jeff Sessions doubled down on the Trump Administration’s immigration policies during a speech to 1,000 school cops at the annual National Association of School Resource Officers conference in Reno, Nevada. After he praised school resource officers involved in recent shootings and lauded his department’s response to shootings, Sessions pivoted to focus […]

It’s Time We Had a Talk About White People Calling the Cops on Black People

You may have heard about that unsettling incident last week—the one in which a white Yale graduate student called campus police on a black classmate who’d fallen asleep on the sofa in the common room of their student apartment building. Yale officers detained the black student, Lolade Siyonbola, for 15 minutes in order to, as […]

The Fire This Time: Trump’s Scorched Earth Diplomacy Burns Asia

The Fire This Time: Trump’s Scorched Earth Diplomacy Burns Asia

Boom!  Trump’s China techwar takes out ZTE, as the major Chinese telecom equipment supplier is crushed by US penalties and closes its doors.  Boom boom!  Wut?  Trump dumbfounds the US punditocracy by offering to walk those ZTE penalties back. The good news is there’s an explanation for the craziness. The bad news is that Trump’s […]

Why the “Doctrine of Chances” Means Bill Cosby’s Trial Will Be Different This Time

Ten months ago, when the jury in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial deadlocked, it seemed possible that the court system might altogether fail the more than 50 women who have publicly accused the comedian of sexual assault or harassment. But that was before #MeToo changed the game for women making claims against powerful men—and before Cosby’s judge decided, […]

Malala returns to home town in Pakistan for first time since shooting

Malala returns to home town in Pakistan for first time since shooting

Media playback is unsupported on your device Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has returned to her hometown in Pakistan for the first time since she was shot there by the Taliban. Ms Yousafzai, who now lives in the UK, was shot in the head for campaigning for female education in 2012. Her family’s home […]

David Attenborough: It’s time we humans came to our senses

David Attenborough: It’s time we humans came to our senses

David Levene/eyevine By David Attenborough It’s very important that young people are involved because young people are going to inherit this place – it’s their world that we’re talking about. We aren’t doing a very good job at the moment. We are letting down our young people, there is no doubt about that. Certainly the […]

“I Real time to store Patients in Jail”: Here Are Trump’s Nominees for your American Imprisonment Commission

On Thursday, President Donald Trump announced four nominees to serve on the US Sentencing Commission, a bipartisan agency that creates sentencing guidelines for federal courts and is tasked with reducing sentencing disparities. Two of the nominees have reputations for being tough on crime, including Georgetown University law professor Bill Otis, a former federal prosecutor who […]

Race against time to take the place of major problem manage labrador – Us centers for disease control and prevention

Race against time to take the place of major problem manage labrador – Us centers for disease control and prevention

The CDC lab in Atlanta – responsible for storing and studying some of the world’s most dangerous pathogens such as smallpox and Ebola – is showing worrying signs of wear and tear decades earlier than planned, the agency says. The 13-year-old site is already wearing down, sparking an official request for a new building to […]

Financial regulators too often think “this time is different”

FOR a phenomenon with such predictably bad outcomes, a financial boom is strangely seductive. Not a decade after the most serious financial crisis since the Depression, the world watches soaring markets with a mixture of serenity and glee. Natural impulses make finance a neck-snappingly volatile affair. Governments, though, deserve heaps of blame for policies that […]