State’s top court refuses to restore firefighters’ award

The state Supreme Court refused Wednesday to reinstate a San Francisco jury’s $3.7 million damage award to 15 firefighters who claimed age discrimination in the ...

Survey predicts big Latino turnout in Calif. June primary in response to Trump

Driven by antipathy toward President Trump and concerns about immigration, a record number of Latinos say they are planning to vote in California’s June 5 ...

San Leandro official faces misconduct probe after sexual harassment claim

San Leandro’s city manager admitted this week that he successfully pushed the City Council to award a $1.5 million loan to a community organization directed ...

No injuries when blaze damages 2 Nob Hill residential buildings

A fire on San Francisco’s Nob Hill burned through 20 units of two residential buildings Tuesday afternoon, fire officials said. The fire was reported at ...

Feds planning massive Northern California immigration sweep to strike against sanctuary laws

U.S. immigration officials have begun preparing for a major sweep in San Francisco and other Northern California cities in which federal officers would look to ...

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A Google bus was attacked outside of San Francisco, just like buses from Apple

Apple shuttles aren’t the only tech buses under attack.  Google buses, which carry employees of the tech giant to and from its Mountain View headquarters, ...

The Winklevoss twins may have lost A LOT of money on Bitcoin

With Bitcoin crashing, some cryptocurrency HODLers are hurting. That might include the Winklevoss twins.  Tyler and Cameron bought 120,000 bitcoins in late 2012 with money ...

How Google's 'speed update' will affect mobile search

Google searches on your phone are about to get an important upgrade. The company announced an upcoming “speed update” to search, which will put some ...

Amazon Music Unlimited is getting even more unlimited

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Nintendo Labo is a new DIY way to play games on the Switch

Nintendo has revealed a whole new lineup of video game accessories for the Switch … and they’re all made of cardboard. SEE ALSO: The Nintendo ...

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Censorship World: New Zealand Fisheries Want Grisly Images Of Dead Penguins Caught In Nets Banned

Authored by Eleanor Ainge Roy via The Guardian, The seafood industry in New Zealand has asked the government to withhold graphic video of dead sea ...

China GDP Beats, Retail Sales Slump (Amid Renewed Fake Data Fears)

China bond yields rose ahead of the macro data avalanche tonight (following a leaked upside surprise print for GDP). GDP, Industrial Production, and Fixed Asset ...

FBI Investigating Millions Of "Mishandled" Dollars Funneled From Australian Govt To Clinton Foundation

The FBI has asked retired Australian policeman-turned investigative journalist, Michael Smith, to provide information he has gathered detailing multiple allegations of the Clinton Foundation receiving tens of ...

Big Guns, Better Chow, And More US-NATO Aggression

Authored by Brian Cloughley via The Strategic Culture Foundation, A headline in the US military magazine Stars and Stripes last September was eye-catching.   It told readers that there ...

The Fifth-Largest Diamond In History Was Just Discovered

Shares of Gem Diamonds surged +15% on Monday after the miner said it had unearthed one of the biggest diamonds in history. According to Bloomberg, ...

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If You Get The Asian Glow, Alcohol Could Be Way Worse For Your Body

A new study suggests that people who get an alcohol-induced red flush may see more DNA damage than those who don’t.

Are Implanted Medical Devices Creating A 'Danger Within Us'?

Medical journalist Jeanne Lenzer warns that implanted medical devices are approved with far less scrutiny and testing than drugs. As a result, she says, some ...

Daniel Pink's 'When' Shows the Importance Of Timing Throughout Life

NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly talks with author Daniel Pink about his new book When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing. In his book, Pink examines ...

Evolution unleashed

Is evolutionary science due for a major overhaul – or is talk of ‘revolution’ misguided? By Kevin Laland Read at Aeon

Despotism is all around us: the warnings of Montesquieu

It is commonplace for citizens of liberal, democratic nations to believe that despotism is foreign to their own experiences. Their political constitutions display in some ...

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Steph, Klay light up Bulls, lead Warriors to franchise-tying 14th straight road win

Steph Curry and Klay Thompson combined for 13 3-pointers to propel the Warriors past the pesky Bulls on Wednesday night in Chicago.

Jordan Bell leaves after suffering left ankle injury on first play vs Bulls

Rookie forward Jordan Bell left the game after spraining his left ankle 24 seconds after tipoff between the Warriors and Bulls on Wednesday night in

Evan Longoria reacts to Giants' 'big, big acquisition' of Andrew McCutchen

The Giants have brought two faces of the franchise over to San Francisco this offseason as they look to make up for a 98-loss season.

Just a number? Longoria says slow down with concerns of Giants' aging roster

The Giants added two premier face of the franchise players this offseason in Evan Longoria and Andrew McCutchen. Together the two have combined for eight

Two Rockets suspended for Clippers fracas, will miss Warriors game

Houstons Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green have both been suspended for two games for entering the Los Angeles Clippers locker room after a game earlier

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Beastie Boys Memoir to Be Released This Year

The long-gestating Beastie Boys memoir is expected to be released this year. In an interview with Matt Wilkinson on Beats 1 (via Pitchfork), Mike D ...

Decemberists Preview 'I'll Be Your Girl' LP With New 'Severed' Video

The Decemberists have announced their new album, I’ll Be Your Girl. The follow-up to 2015′s What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World, their eighth ...

Former Ataris Bassist Arrested in Alleged $27 Million Real Estate Scam

A former bassist of the punk group the Ataris was arrested in late December for his role in a $27 million real estate scam. News ...

Glenn Frey's Widow Sues Hospital, Physician for Wrongful Death

The widow of Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey, Cindy Frey, has filed a wrongful death suit against Mount Sinai Hospital and the musician’s gastroenterologist. The suit ...

Seal Denies Allegations of Sexual Misconduct by Former Neighbor

Seal is adamantly denying allegations of sexual misconduct being made against him by his former neighbor, actress Tracey Birdsall. On Tuesday, a rep for the ...

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The Mix

Be Warned: Your Own Trump Is Coming

By David Wong  Published: January 17th, 2018 

Skipping Breakfast Doesn't Make You Fat (Probably)

By Cracked Writers  Published: January 17th, 2018 

Universal Dreams

Planes, Pence, And Other Weird Stories You Shouldn't Miss

By T. S. Obiech,Scott Laffey,Andrés Diplotti  Published: January 16th, 2018 

3 Accessories Apple Engineers Have Made Essential

By CRACKED Store  Published: January 16th, 2018 

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Republicans’ no-win choice: Dreamers or defense

President Donald Trump and Republican leaders are being forced to choose between two prized conservative priorities as they try to head off a government shutdown: ...

GOP reels after ‘electric shock’ defeat

Gov. Scott Walker called the results a “wake-up call for Republicans in Wisconsin.” But the alarm has been sounding for the past year — long ...

House Republicans seethe at tight-lipped Bannon

Republican lawmakers fumed at Steve Bannon on Wednesday, and some threatened to hold the former Trump White House strategist in contempt of Congress a day ...

Trump’s on-and-off relationship with Graham hits the skids

Lindsey Graham and Donald Trump were daily phone partners in the throes of the Obamacare repeal debate. But now — in a similarly heated legislative ...

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The Real Lessons of Middlebury College

Many people seem shocked at the recent savagery of a mob of students at Middlebury College, who rioted to prevent Charles Murray from addressing a…

Education at a Crossroads

In just a matter of days — perhaps next Monday — a decision will be made in Washington affecting the futures of millions of children ...

Education at a Crossroads: Part II

One of the painful realities of our time is that most public schools in most low-income, inner-city neighborhoods produce educational outcomes…

Random Thoughts, Looking Back

Any honest man, looking back on a very long life, must admit — even if only to himself — being a relic of a bygone ...

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