The Pacific “ ring of fire” doesn’t stop at the equator. While my print story and post on quake threats last week focused on the seismic peril facing millions of poor people living in fast-growing cities in quake zones, there are plenty of prosperous places that have not adequately responded to their exposure to enormous, and inevitable, earthquake risk. A prime case in point is Oregon. After the destruction of hundreds of poorly built schools in China’s Sichuan province, I wrote repeatedly here and in print about similar vulnerability identified by engineers and seismologists in that state, despite the clear record of devastating quakes and tsunamis generated by the Cascadia fault beneath the sea bed off the Northwest coast.
His claim that the law prohibits giving water to voters standing on line is way off base.
The Derek Chauvin case is more complicated than prosecutors would have it.
A look at why droves are leaving the state.
To pretend that we as a society are incapable of knowing whether a child is a male or female at birth is lunacy.
The fact is that voters got us into this mess. Maybe the answer isn’t more voters.
Never Ask a Question You Don’t Need to Ask: Chauvin Lawyer Gets Clobbered by Witness’s Gripping Testimony
There’s rarely an upside in asking pointed questions to a young, nervous, highly sympathetic witness.
The demonstrations may reduce police violence — while leading to an even greater increase in murders overall.
Riots broke out in the Minneapolis suburb on Sunday night after the shooting.
The $120 million production was set to begin this summer, and depicts the story of a runaway slave who joined the Union army during the Civil War.
What CBS did is similar to what someone staging a fake hate crime does — fabricate evidence in an attempt to illustrate a supposedly ‘broader truth.’
A picture of Magnus in uniform holding a Black Lives Matter sign during a protest in Richmond went viral last year.
At the moment, DeSantis looks like our best bet in 2024. On the other hand, the media have plenty of time to shred him.