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Trump Gives Surprise Plug to Opioid Overdose Antidote Company

Trump Gives Surprise Plug to Opioid Overdose Antidote Company

Out of the blue, the small, closely held distributor of a nasal spray that reverses opioid overdoses got a major endorsement from the U.S. president.
AI could help, not hinder, the success of future legal professionals

AI could help, not hinder, the success of future legal professionals

GUEST: In 2016, DeepMind’s AlphaGo famously defeated Lee Sedol, an international Go champion, becoming the first computer program to beat a human world champion. In 2018, LawGeex, an AI contract
Pennsylvania Republican wants to impeach 5 state Supreme Court justices over gerrymandering fight

Pennsylvania Republican wants to impeach 5 state Supreme Court justices over gerrymandering fight

A Republican lawmaker in Pennsylvania is trying to impeach five state Supreme Court justices who voted that the state’s gerrymandered congressional map was unconstitutional. Rep. Cris Dush has

7 Key Exchanges as Supreme Court Hears Case of Pregnancy Centers Forced to Promote Abortion

How far can a state go to promote its views on abortion? Can it force crisis pregnancy centers that support women who face a difficult... Read More The post 7 Key Exchanges as Supreme Court Hears Case
This Guy Taught a Pug to Heil Hitler and Was Convicted of a Hate Crime

This Guy Taught a Pug to Heil Hitler and Was Convicted of a Hate Crime

The "professional shitposter" who goes by the name Count Dankula could wind up behind bars for up to six months.
Trump Says There's 'No Reason' GOP Cannot Win Midterm Elections

Trump Says There's 'No Reason' GOP Cannot Win Midterm Elections

President Donald Trump seemed eager to do battle with Democrats in this fall’s midterm elections, praising Republican leaders -- and his accomplishments -- at a dinner for party donors on Tuesday
One of Brazil's Major Parties Chooses Its Presidential Candidate

One of Brazil's Major Parties Chooses Its Presidential Candidate

Brazil’s third-largest party announced it had chosen Sao Paulo Governor Geraldo Alckmin as its presidential candidate at an event in Brasilia on Tuesday.
Facebook Crisis Reignites Washington’s Scrutiny of Social Networks

Facebook Crisis Reignites Washington’s Scrutiny of Social Networks

Facebook is struggling to respond to growing demands from Washington to explain how the personal data of millions of its users could be exploited by a consulting firm that helped Donald Trump win the
Lobbyists Seek Backdoor to Deregulation Through Nafta Talks

Lobbyists Seek Backdoor to Deregulation Through Nafta Talks

Lobbyists in Washington are using Nafta’s rewrite to advance a broad legislative agenda making it easier for U.S. companies to build factories, move cargo and export coal.
Trump’s Plan to Impose Stiff Tariffs on China Rattles Investors

Trump’s Plan to Impose Stiff Tariffs on China Rattles Investors

President Donald Trump is set to announce about $50 billion of tariffs against China over intellectual-property violations on Thursday, opening a new front in an escalating global trade skirmish that
Lawmakers Near Spending Compromise to Avoid U.S. Government Shutdown

Lawmakers Near Spending Compromise to Avoid U.S. Government Shutdown

Leaders in Congress from both parties said they’re on the cusp of settling on a $1.3 trillion spending bill to avoid a government shutdown this weekend after lawmakers reached key compromises during
U.S. Official, Taiwanese President to Speak at Taipei Event

U.S. Official, Taiwanese President to Speak at Taipei Event

A senior U.S. official will speak alongside Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen at an event in Taipei on Wednesday, just days after President Donald Trump signed a new law promoting exchanges between
Catholic Church Wades Into Poland’s Debate on Banning Abortion

Catholic Church Wades Into Poland’s Debate on Banning Abortion

Poland’s Catholic Church entered into the country’s debate over whether to tighten abortion rules.

In San Francisco’s Big Oil lawsuit, Climate Science Gets a Day in Court

San Francisco and Oakland are suing oil companies for money to protect against sea level rise.
Cambridge Analytica: search of London HQ delayed by wait for warrant

Cambridge Analytica: search of London HQ delayed by wait for warrant

Information commissioner’s office says high court adjourned hearing into request for urgent warrant to enter offices over data rowThe information commissioner will have to wait until at least Friday
Reuters reporters clock up 100 days in Myanmar jail

Reuters reporters clock up 100 days in Myanmar jail

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, jailed for reporting on anti-Rohingya violence, reach milestoneTwo Reuters journalists jailed in Myannmar for reporting on the campaign of violence against the Rohingya have
Zuckerberg’s Crisis Response Fails to Quiet Critics

Zuckerberg’s Crisis Response Fails to Quiet Critics

Facebook Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg broke his silence on the crisis over political-advertising firm Cambridge Analytica’s access to user data on the social network, outlining concrete steps the company
The Many Ways China Could Hit Back at Trump Over Tariffs

The Many Ways China Could Hit Back at Trump Over Tariffs

With U.S. President Donald Trump ready to slap tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods, the question now is how Beijing will respond.
Turkey Gives Its Aggressive TV Censor Control Over the Web

Turkey Gives Its Aggressive TV Censor Control Over the Web

Turkey’s parliament approved a new law on Wednesday that allows its radio and TV watchdog to vet Internet broadcasts, granting the government the ability to intervene against content by producers
EU Blames Russia, Expulsions Now in Sight: EU Summit Update

EU Blames Russia, Expulsions Now in Sight: EU Summit Update

European Union leaders sided with the U.K. and said it’s “highly likely” that Russia was behind the nerve agent poisoning in Britain of a former double agent.