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Amid Protests, Chicago Police Release Footage Showing Shooting Victim Was Armed

Amid growing protests over the police shooting of a black man initially described as "unarmed," Chicago police released body camera footage on Sunday …

Law Enforcement

You Know Those Studies That Say Conservatives Are More Authoritarian Than Leftists? They’re Basically Garbage.

You’ve undoubtedly seen those preening headlines from major outlets about how conservatives are more “authoritarian” by nature than Leftists. See, …

Political Science

WALSH: No, The Founder Of Papa John's Is Not Automatically Racist For Saying The N-Word

The CEO of Papa John's, John Schnatter, was forced to resign this week after saying the N-word during a conference call a few months ago. He also …

Rights & Freedoms

DOJ Settles In Landmark Gun Suit, Safeguarding The Second Amendment

In 2013, hot-shot crypto-anarchist Cody Wilson warned the world that downloadable guns were imminent and gun control as we know it, a mere fantasy. …

Guns

Congress Preparing To Impeach Rod Rosenstein As Early As Monday, Report Says

Republican Congressional leaders are preparing to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as soon as Monday for his actions in Special Counsel …

Donald Trump

Engineered Adaptability: Designed Mechanisms Best Explain Convergent Traits

Diverse creatures have repeatedly been observed rapidly and independently converging on the same traits needed to solve similar environmental …

Biology

So, Did Trump Prompt Russia To Hack Hillary Clinton?

On Friday, the Mueller investigation handed down 12 indictments against members of the Russian government for hacking Hillary Clinton’s emails, the …

Donald Trump

Earthworks releases air quality report for Noble Co., Ohio that doesn’t actually include any air quality data

Earthworks and Clean Air Task Force (CATF) released a new “report” this week on air quality in Noble County, Ohio (among others) that is based …

Public Health

DoD Says A-10 vs. F-35 'Fly-Off' Is Over. But Will Results Satisfy?

RAF FAIRFORD, England -- While the congressionally mandated close-air support tests between the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter and A-10 Warthog wrapped up …

Military

Democrat Fight: Manchin Says Schumer Can 'Kiss My You Know What' On Kavanaugh Nomination

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has stated that he intends to do everything possible to block President Donald Trump's Supreme Court …

reelection

Cancel Turkey’s F-35s — and Maybe Its NATO Membership As Well

Sending America’s most advanced fighters to Ankara will do greater harm than good to U.S. interests — and that should give its allies pause.<p><b>Congress</b> …

Geopolitics

Squid, Octopus Genomes Alter Themselves, Blocking Evolution

Certain evolutionary scientists have talked of Lucy since the 1970s as a supposed ape-like ancestor of humans. It’s probably the world’s...<p>For many …

Evolution

Justice And DHS Claim Nearly Half Of Children 5 Or Younger Separated At The Border Came With Adults Who Were Criminals Or Not Even Their Parents

On Thursday, the Trump administration announced that almost half of the children who were five years old or younger and separated from adults at the …

Immigration

Internet Firearm Sales

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is responsible for investigating criminal and regulatory violations of firearms …

Guns

Trump Changed Controversial Obama-Era Rule That Let Unions Use Medicaid to Collect Dues — They're Furious

Just weeks after public sector unions were dealt a blow with the Supreme Court's decision on the Janus v. AFSCME case, the Trump administration sent …

Health Care

How men's and women's brains are different

“I wanted to find and explore neural circuits that regulate specific behaviors,” says Shah, then a newly minted Caltech PhD who was beginning a …

Stanford University

Are Gender Roles a Social Construct?

Shop Now<p>I recognize this may not fit the nature of AiG’s particular areas of study, but I was wondering if you had any resources regarding studies …

Male-Female Differences Supported by Scripture and Science

The issue of gender is a frequent news topic. What is the Christian’s position on this issue, and what does science document? Echoing Genesis 1:27 …

New York University

Focus On What You Do For NATO, Europe, Not The $$

As feared, President Donald Trump came out swinging at the NATO summit. He castigated Germany for being subservient to Russia (guess he forgot about …

Geopolitics

These 4 States Have ‘Trigger Laws’ Ready To Ban Abortion If ‘Roe’ Is Overturned

If <i>Roe v. Wade</i> is overturned by the Supreme Court, four “Trigger States” have laws that would make abortion illegal: Louisiana, Mississippi, North …

South Dakota

Trump to Withhold Payments to Obamacare Insurers, Costing Them Billions and Further Crippling the Program

The Trump administration on Monday announced another nail in the coffin of Obamacare, declaring it would withhold the payment of risk-adjusted …

Health Care

Just After SCOTUS Pick, Trump Announces Pardon of Two Men Charged by Obama Admin for Arson

The White House announced on Tuesday that President Donald Trump pardoned Dwight Hammond Jr. and Steven Hammond, whose arson cases prompted a …

Donald Trump

Century-Old Dinosaur Taxonomy Under Investigation

A recent article in <i>New Scientist</i> illustrates how difficult it is to classify various forms of life, such as dinosaurs, into groups.1 The article, …

Biology

U.S. Per Capita Carbon Emissions at Lowest Levels Since 1950 — Thanks to Natural Gas

New Energy Information Administration (EIA) data released this week show that U.S. per capita carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions are at their lowest …

Fossil Fuels

Get to Know Supreme Court Nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh

After much rumbling by beltway pundits and fervent debate among everyday Americans, President Donald J. Trump has nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to …

Brett Kavanaugh

GAO Says Oracle Protest Did Not Make Policy; Criticizes Greenwalt Op-ed

<i>I’ve been covering Pentagon acquisition policy for more than 15 years and this is a first for me. The Government Accountability Office offers below a</i> …

Surveillance

White House Makes a Good Decision on China Policy but Tariff Threats Still Looming

Last week, the White House announced that instead of implementing unilateral restrictions on Chinese investment it would defer to Congress and its …

China

Excess Lithium in Milky Way Halo Stars

A recent news article1 reported that certain types of stars2 in our Milky Way Galaxy have more lithium (Li) in their stellar atmosphere than the …

Universe

More Mostly Good Economic News: 8 Takeaways From The June Jobs Report

Traditionally, the worst thing that can happen ahead of midterm elections is for the economy to be noticeably improving, and, unfortunately for …

Demographics

The Associated Press Reported That Trump Was Tossing Immigrants From The Military. That’s Not The Whole Story.

In their desperate rush to paint President Trump as a brutal xenophobe hell-bent on deporting even the best young immigrants, the media have botched …

Military