Tea Partiers never say die: Following a string of bad primary luck, Tea Party types have something to crow about after last night, when their guy—economics professor David Brat—defeated second-ranking House Republican Rep. Eric Cantor by 11 percentage points in Virginia's primary.
- Facing stern condemnation from the American Cheese Society, the Food and Drug Administration backed down (at least for now) on a proposal to prohibit aging cheese on wooden boards.
- A decision from the Second Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday supports a fair use justification for mass book digitization.
- The UK is banning synthetic substances that mimic the effects of LSD and heroin.
- Life imitates Law & Order: Police were able to at least partially thwart an attempted robbery when it was caught on popular gamer Sajadene's live-stream.
- California's San Quentin State Prison is building a 40-bed inpatient mental health program for death row inmates.
- Bullet-resistant security blankets. You know, for kids.
The Scandinavian country is betting against draconian restrictions and in favor of the free movement of people and goods.
That's a huge concern as forecasters expect the U.S. unemployment rate in the months to come to surpass that seen during the depths of the Great Depression.
A former staffer says he sexually assaulted her in 1993.
No, British Epidemiologist Neil Ferguson Has Not 'Drastically Downgraded' His Worst-Case Projection of COVID-19 Deaths
But he has raised his estimate of the virus's reproduction number, which implies a lower fatality rate than his research group initially assumed.
One way of getting a perspective on the magnitude of the problem, at least today, and in what seems to be the hardest-hit country.