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Health: Jury Finds Against Retail Pharm Chains in Opioid Case

The Story: A federal jury in Cleveland, Ohio found on Nov. 23 that the corporations that own three large pharmacy-retail chains (CVS, Walmart, and Walgreens) are liable for the damage they have done to two...

Presidential election in Honduras

The Story: Honduras, a Central American republic, held its presidential election Sunday. It appears that Xiomara Castro, of the Liberty and Refoundation Party (LIBRE) prevailed. Background: There were three significant candidates for the office. In addition to...

Science: Not all Nuclear Power Comes from the Same Plant Design

The Story: The government of the United Kingdom says that it will spend £210 million (US$283 million) to develop small modular reactors (SMRs). Specifically, it is providing the money to Rolls-Royce SMR, which is matching it...

A Rare House Censure for Rep. Paul Gosar (R – Ariz.)

The Story: On Wednesday, Nov. 17, The U.S. House of Representatives censured one of its members, Rep. Paul Gosar, who has represented the 4th Congressional district in Arizona since 2013. The House also deprived Gosar...

Science: Floods, Mudslides, and Climate Change

The Story: Last week, both sides of the U.S./Canada border along the coast of the Pacific Ocean saw very heavy rains, floods, and mudslides. This seems to most observers not to be merely unfortunate weather...

Health: Medicare Billing Fraud in Arkansas

The Story: As November began, a federal grand jury in the Western District of Arkansas indicted a man in that state of sending Medicare $100 million dollars in false billings in connection with numerous diagnostic...

Health: The Holidays and the Next Covid Wave?

The Story: As winter approaches, people live in closer quarters with one another, and breathe more indoor air. Also, the holidays of Thanksgiving and Christmas bring families together in large groups. At this time, authorities...
2018 midterms: Debunking popular voting myths

A Hunger Strike for a Voting Rights bill

The Story: Joe Madison, a radio host with a show on Sirius XM Urban View, announced Nov. 8 that he will not eat solid food until, as he put it, "Congress passes, and President Biden...

Science: Organic Molecules on Mars

The Story:  Curiosity Rover has found new organic molecules on Mars. These aren't the first organic molecules found on the Red Planet, but they are new on the lengthening timeline of robotic surrogates for humanity...

Legislative Election in Argentina Strengthens Center-Right Coalition

The Story: Argentine voters changed the balance of power in that country's Chamber of Deputies, and in its Senate, with this Sunday's vote. Those bodies are the lower and the upper house, respectively, of the...