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All the New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books You Need to Put On Your Radar This Fall

Fall means colder days, longer nights, and the first waves of panic about holiday shopping. We’ve already told you all about the films you might be …

Books

Dangerously Horny Dolphin Ruins Swimming for French Town

A village on the coast of France has banned swimming in the presence of Zafar, a bottlenose dolphin that has become problematically horny.<p>Roger Lars, …

Dolphins

'A baby cannot provide ... consent': Calif. lawmakers denounce infant intersex surgeries

OUT Health and Wellness<p>The California State Legislature approved a resolution on Tuesday denouncing medically unnecessary surgeries for intersex children.<p>"Intersex children should be free to choose whether to undergo life-altering surgeries that irreversibly — and sometimes irreparably — cause …

Human Rights

In Kentucky, Farmers Find Hemp May Be More Profitable Than Tobacco

Perhaps the most misunderstood agricultural product on the market today, industrial hemp is seeing a surge of growth among U.S. agriculture producers now planting the crop in record numbers, often replacing staples like soy, corn and tobacco. With growing interest from farmers looking for more …

Kentucky

A Hong Kong Woman Was Tricked Into Marrying a Stranger in China During a Job Offer Scam

A 21-year-old Hong Kong woman wanted to get a job in the beauty industry. Instead, she got married to a stranger in China.<p>Such is the bizarre episode …

China

Ford asked the government about giving police cars an off switch for mandatory EV noise rule

The rule, which also applies to hybrids, goes into effect in 2020<p>Electric cars are quiet, but they won’t be for long. To help keep pedestrians safe, the United States Department of Transportation recently mandated that, starting in 2020, all new hybrid and all-electric vehicles must emit a noise …

Freedom of Information

Texan says he's selling 3D-printed gun plans after ruling

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The owner of a Texas company that makes untraceable 3D-printed guns said Tuesday that he has begun selling the blueprints through his website to anyone who wants to make one, after a federal court order barred him from posting the plans online.<p>Cody Wilson said at a news …

Selling

China Has Been Withholding Bird Flu Samples for a Year. Here's Why Thousands Could Die

The Chinese government has withheld samples of a virulent strain of avian flu from American researchers for over a year, the <i>New York Times</i> reports. …

Public Health

Thousands of bees swarmed this Times Square hot dog stand

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> Times Square was a hive of activity Tuesday afternoon, as more than 40,000 bees swarmed a hot dog stand at the corner of Broadway and West 43rd Street.<p>Known as an absconded hive, the bees were looking for a new home to escape the sweltering heat, said Officer Darren Mays, one of …

Times Square

California Moves to Require 100% Clean Electricity by 2045

California lawmakers approved a measure mandating that all electricity come from wind, solar and other clean-energy sources by 2045, marking the …

Renewable Energy

Officer convicted in killing of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards — a rare outcome in police shootings

A former police officer in Texas has been found guilty of murder in the high-profile shooting death of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards — a rare victory for civil rights activists seeking justice for the dozens of unarmed African American men and boys who have been killed by police officers in recent …

Law Enforcement

Donald Trump was the big winner Tuesday night

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> For all of Donald Trump's struggles in his first 19 months as President, there's one thing he's proven particularly adept at: Picking winners in contested GOP primaries.<p>That run of winners continued Tuesday night when voters went to the polls in Arizona and Florida.<p>The most …

Donald Trump

Ketamine is emerging as a popular treatment for depression. New research suggests the drug acts like an opioid

Ketamine is emerging as a way to treat depression, but it appears to act like an opioid — and it may carry similar risks, Stanford researchers …

Behavioral Sciences

"A Well-Read Woman Is a Dangerous Creature:" 10 Books With Big Ideas

Somewhere along the way in the movement for equality, the "F-word" has become a euphemism for feminism, implying that it's dirty, shameful, and …

Feminism

In closed-door meeting, Trump told Christian leaders he got rid of a law. He didn't.

Midterms 2018<p>In a closed-door meeting with evangelical leaders Monday night, President Donald Trump repeated his debunked claim that he had gotten "rid of" a law forbidding churches and charitable organizations from endorsing political candidates, according to recorded excerpts reviewed by NBC News.<p>…

Donald Trump

Trump’s economic adviser: ‘We’re taking a look’ at whether Google searches should be regulated

The Trump administration on Tuesday said it would explore regulating Google — an effort that would challenge protections around free speech online — in response to the president’s allegations that the tech giant manipulates its search results to prominently display negative stories about him and …

Technology Policy

Governor makes California first state to eliminate bail

California will become the first state to eliminate bail for suspects awaiting trial under a bill signed Tuesday by the governor, Jerry Brown.<p>The bill will replace bail with a risk-assessment system, although it’s still unclear how the system will work. It will take effect in October 2019.<p>Brown’s …

Jerry Brown

There’s a new global ranking of gun deaths. Here’s where the U.S. stands

In 2016, more than 250,000 people worldwide died as a result of firearms, and half of all of those deaths came from six nations, including the …

Public Health

Trump calls for reviving mental institutions

President Donald Trump on Monday advocated for more institutions to deal with mental health, adding that there is “no halfway” between jail and those who need help on the streets.<p>“We have to confront the issue and we have to discuss mental health and we have to do something about it,” the president …

First transgender recruit signs up to join US military

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Pentagon confirmed Monday that the first transgender person has signed a contract to join the US military, a development made possible after a federal judge ruled that the military must accept transgender recruits. The ruling came after President Donald Trump announced his …

Supreme Court snubs Trump, keeps DACA immigration program in place for now

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court refused Monday to review a federal judge's order that the Trump administration continue a program protecting undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children.<p>The denial leaves in place the popular DACA program, which has protected some 690,000 …

Trump Administration

U.S. hate groups proliferate in Trump's first year, watchdog says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of U.S. hate groups expanded last year under President Donald Trump, fueled by his immigration stance and the perception that he sympathized with those espousing white supremacy, the Southern Poverty Law Center said on Wednesday<p>FILE PHOTO: Riot police protect …

Hate Groups

Seventh-grader who shot himself in school bathroom dies

MASSILLON, Ohio (AP) — A seventh-grader who died a day after shooting himself inside a middle school restroom had fireworks and extra ammunition in …

Judge dismisses New York Columbia University student's claims over rape reports

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a Columbia University student’s lawsuit accusing the school of acting with deliberate indifference after she was sexually assaulted twice as a freshman in her dormitory room.<p>FILE PHOTO - Students walk across the campus of Columbia …

Columbia University

Florida lawmakers refuse to debate assault rifles, but say porn is dangerous

<b>(CNN) —</b> What's more of a public health risk: assault weapons or porn?<p>After 17 students and teachers were gunned down at a Florida high school, the state Legislature voted 71-36 Tuesday against a measure to consider banning the sale of assault weapons.<p>But on the same day, it declared pornography to …

Parkland Shooting

In the aftermath of Florida shooting, schools around the country examine their security

<b>(CNN) —</b> A closer look at school security began last week in the wake of a mass shooting in Florida.<p>Not even 24 hours after the massacre, threats began pouring into schools across the country, prompting schools to not only ensure parents their children were safe, but also to examine what measures …

Florida

State Department report will trim language on women's rights, discrimination

State Department officials have been ordered to pare back passages in a soon-to-be-released annual report on global human rights that traditionally discuss women’s reproductive rights and discrimination, according to five former and current department officials.<p>The directive calls for stripping …

Human Rights

Convicted Sikh extremist reportedly invited to Trudeau’s events in India

The prime minister's office has rescinded an invitation to a reception in Delhi to a man who was convicted of trying to assassinate an Indian cabinet minister in 1986.<p>A senior official from Justin Trudeau's office says an invitation to Jaspal Atwal issued by the High Commission to India for …

Republican congresswoman: Many mass murderers are Democrats

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A Republican congresswoman from upstate New York said Wednesday that "many" people who commit mass murder turn out to be …