Pretty much everyone concerned with this issue agrees the world is warming. But what is causing the planet to warm up? The new scientific report from the U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued earlier this week flatly declared that it is "extremely likely that human influence has been the dominant cause of the observed warming since the mid-20th century." One way to probe this claim is to see how well the computer climate models relied upon by the IPCC do at simulating observed temperature trends. The IPCC says that the models do just fine, but Reason Science Correspondent Ronald Bailey suggests that there is room for doubt.
The Democratic presidential hopeful tweeted that the company pays "a lower tax rate than firefighters and teachers."
A Judge Called His Mandatory Sentence 'Excessive' and 'Wrong.' Less Than a Year Later He Died In Federal Prison
Frederick Turner was sentenced to a mandatory 40 years on nonviolent drug and firearm charges. He ended up in a high-security federal prison, and now he's dead.
The Bureau of Land Management sees no Fourth Amendment concerns with searching American citizens for reasons to arrest them without probable cause when it comes to their event permits.
Alice sends nude picture to her ex, Bob. Bob's new girlfriend (or maybe would-be girlfriend) Carol gets it and posts it online. Carol wouldn't be guilty under the state revenge porn statute, the court rules.