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US Navy admits aircrew drew penis in the sky

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In case there was any doubt, the US Navy has confirmed that there is "zero training value" in drawing penises in the sky.<p>Navy officials were faced with an unusual controversy after residents of Okanogan County, Washington noticed a sky drawing many said looked like male genitalia …

Military

The Team USA and Team Canada 2018 Winter Olympics jerseys are awful

Who let this happen?<p>If you don’t know by now, we here at SB Nation are in the business of jersey critiques. When the World Cup of Hockey graced us with eight new jerseys to enjoy, we were very happy to offer our opinions on the subject. Then, when the Vegas Golden Knights joined the fold, we took a …

China considers three-year jail term for disrespecting national anthem

China is considering handing out three-year jail terms to people who disrespect its national anthem under a new law which could be rolled out to Hong Kong, media said on Tuesday.<p>The strict new rules could spark a backlash in the former British colony where football fans have booed the anthem in …

Majority Of White Americans Say They Believe Whites Face Discrimination

A majority of whites say discrimination against them exists in America today, according to a poll released Tuesday from NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.<p>"If you apply for a job, they seem to give the blacks the first crack at it," said …

Pew Research Center

China wants to dethrone the dollar

China is looking to make a major move against the dollar's global dominance, and it may come as early as this year.

Philip Pullman Returns to His Fantasy World

On one of my first meetings with Philip Pullman, he led me to the crenelated tower of Exeter College, in Oxford, and pointed out the room he lived in as a student. More than 50 feet up from the ground was a tiny attic window. To visit friends living in rooms on the adjacent staircase — accessible …

What Facebook Did to American Democracy

And why it was so hard to see it coming<p>In the media world, as in so many other realms, there is a sharp discontinuity in the timeline: before the 2016 election, and after.<p>Things we thought we understood—narratives, data, software, news events—have had to be reinterpreted in light of Donald Trump’s …

Social Media

The One Dish Seasoned Travelers Never Order in Rome

We all know the saying, "When in Rome," and when it comes to dining out in The Eternal City, it's best to not order one particular dish. It's hardly …

Border Patrol Arrests Parents While Infant Awaits Serious Operation

When 2-month-old Isaac Enrique Sanchez was diagnosed with pyloric stenosis, a condition that causes vomiting, dehydration and weight loss in infants, his parents were told that their son's condition was curable. The problem was that no hospital in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas had a pediatric …

Immigration