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How Chickens Could Inspire New Treatments for Deafness

Stanford University researcher Amanda Janesick thinks the most interesting thing about birds is that they cannot go permanently deaf. For the last three years, she’s tried to figure how and why—and hopes to find a…

Audubon Opposes Removal of Protections for Coastal Areas

Least Terns. Photo: Ursula Dubrick/Audubon Photography Awards WASHINGTON (Nov. 8, 2019) – The following statement was issued by Dr. Karen Hyun, Vice President for Coastal Conservation at the National Audubon Society, in response to a…

The inevitable betrayal begins as Trump claims he…

Gordon Sondland is learning the hard way what dozens before him discovered after working for Donald Trump: You are expendable and when it comes to protecting Donald Trump’s personal power, you will be thrown overboard in…

Trump flees to Alabama to find a sports…

Baby Trump do do, do do do do, Baby Trump … Yes, Donald Trump’s attendance at Saturday’s University of Alabama vs. Louisiana State University football game will be met by an appearance of the 20-foot Baby Trump…

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Key Republican backs down from suggestion that legislature…

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) Update: On Friday afternoon, Republican State Senate President Robert Stivers backed off his earlier statements floating the possibility that the Kentucky legislature could reverse the results of this week’s election…

Donald Trump may get his military parade ……

Return those salutes crisply now, Donald. Ever since he happened to be in France for a military parade, Donald Trump has been demanding one of his own. And not just a few desultory armored personnel…

Home is here: thousands of students across U.S.…

Oklahoma students walk out of school in defense of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program heading of a Supreme Court hearing. Chanting “this is what Democracy looks like” and “undocumented and unafraid,” thousands of…

Cartoon: Martin Scorsese roasts your fandom

  Friday November 08, 2019 · 2:50 PM PST 2019/11/08 · 14:50 The Marvel-Scorsese discourse will continue until Disney buys all of us. So, for the next month or so. {{backgroundUrl avatar_large}} Joined: {{created_at}} Story…

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Performance Art Thieves Rappel From MoMa Ceiling To…

NEW YORK—Revealing that the “criminal masterminds” detonated a series of explosives and then rappelled down from the gallery ceiling, officials confirmed Friday that performance art thieves had broken into the MoMa and stolen a nude…

Tips For Testifying Before Congress

Several recent high-profile investigations, from the ongoing impeachment inquiry to House probes into the actions of companies like Facebook and Boeing, have put the spotlight on congressional testimony, although they represent only a fraction of…

Hallmark Apologizes For Role In Supplying Third Reich…

KANSAS CITY, MO—Proclaiming their deep and sincere regret for any role their extensive line of greeting cards may have played in one of the darkest chapters of history, event-commemoration giant Hallmark apologized Friday for supplying…

ABC News Fires Hot Mic For Converting Sound…

NEW YORK—Citing the device’s absolute betrayal of company values, ABC News officials confirmed Friday that the network had fired the hot mic responsible for converting sound waves of Amy Robach revealing that the network spiked…

Will Michael Bloomberg Release His Tax Returns if…

Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Donald Trump has enraged Democrats and ethics watchdogs with his ongoing refusal to release his tax returns, but with the possibility of another New York City billionaire mounting a bid for the White…

A German Princess, a Cardinal, and an Anti-LGBT…

Pope Francis greets indigenous representatives in Puerto Maldonado, Peru, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. Rodrigo Abd/AP Photo Last week, two of the Supreme Court’s most ardent Catholic justices, Samuel Alito and Brett Kavanaugh, met at the…