Despite Rising Coronavirus Case, Trump’s Focus Is Elsewhere : NPR

President Donald Trump, had little to say about the coronavirus, during remarks Friday at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, near Keystone, S.D. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption toggle caption Alex Brandon/AP President Donald Trump, had little to say about the coronavirus, during remarks Friday at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, near Keystone, S.D. Alex Brandon/AP President Trump, in […]

There’s a ‘Case’ for ‘Treason’ if Trump Knew About Russia Bounty

Sunday on MSNBC’s “Kasie DC,” Democratic strategist James Carville reacted to the report that Russian intelligence offered Afghan militants bounties to kill U.S. soldiers by demanding answers from the White House about what members of the administration knew. Carville argued there is a “case” to be made that President Donald Trump committed “treason” if he knew about […]

Second presumptive case of coronavirus confirmed in Toronto is wife of first patient

Ontario’s Ministry of Health has confirmed a second presumptive case of coronavirus in Canada, days after the first was confirmed at Sunnybrook Hospital. In a news release sent on Monday morning, the province says chief medical officer of health Dr. David Williams has confirmed that the wife of the first coronavirus patient in Canada has […]

J’accuse! The Case for Pre-modernism, or, the Rural-urban Divide

Emile Zola’s now world-famous letter to the President of the French Republic, dated 13 January 1898, “J’Accuse!” (complete text of the letter in English translation here), set the stage for correcting a grave miscarriage of justice carried out by the French military and the secular French state against an innocent Jewish military officer, Alfred Dreyfus.  […]

Supreme Court reserves judgment in Graham Dwyer case

The Supreme Court will give judgment on a later date on the State’s appeal over a key phone data ruling which could help Graham Dwyer to overturn his conviction for the murder of Elaine O’Hara. The State says the High Court ruling has implications extending well beyond Dwyer’s case and means enormous adverse consequences for […]

J’accuse! The Case for Traditional Capitalism

Max Weber brilliantly demonstrated the impact of religion and culture on politics, and even on world-scale institutions, at the beginning of the 20th century in his famous work, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism. A single religious idea, a theological principle, through a causal chain that Weber eloquently demonstrates, led to the establishment […]

Hockey school “following” case of former coach accused of sexual abuse

Police arrested Samuel Beaugé-Malenfant, 26, in Boucherville Wednesday after an investigation by the Sûreté du Québec’s major crimes unit. John Kenney / Montreal Gazette An elite Montreal hockey school is “closely following” a criminal case in which one of its former coaches was charged this week with dozens of sexual offences involving minors. Samuel Beaugé-Malenfant, […]

U.S. Supreme Court justices debate whether to dismiss major gun case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court’s consideration of a major gun rights case could end in a misfire, with the justices on Monday debating whether to dismiss a challenge backed by the powerful National Rifle Association to a New York City handgun ordinance. The justices heard arguments in the first major gun dispute to […]

Mandy Stavik case: How two moms chatting at a water park helped crack a Thanksgiving cold case murder

“48 Hours” and correspondent Peter Van Sant report on the unusual way the murder of a college student was finally solved in “Mandy Stavik: The Case No One Could Forget,” airing Saturday at 10:01 p.m. ET/PT on CBS. On a sunny Friday afternoon in June 2013, Heather Backstrom and Merrilee Anderson, two mothers who live […]

Aubrey Huff Says He’s Teaching Sons To Shoot Guns In Case Bernie Sanders Beats Trump

Aubrey Huff batted left in his Major League Baseball career, but he tweets far right. The former San Francisco Giant tweeted this week that he was teaching his 9- and 11-year-old sons to shoot in case Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) wins the 2020 election because socialism will necessitate it. Sanders, vying for the Democratic nomination, […]