Israeli airstrikes against Palestinians resumed in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday after Hamas rejected a ceasefire agreement.
- Some NASA astronomers are predicting the discovery of alien life in the universe within 20 years.
- An unbelievably nightmarish Comcast service call is giving the company very bad PR at a time when it wants the federal government to approve its merger with Time Warner Cable. During the 10-minute call, a Comcast customer service representative abjectly refused to cancel a customer's cable and berated the customer for being insufficiently positive about Comcast's internet speeds.
- For years, the University of California at Los Angeles has violated state law and continued to practice race-based affirmative action, according to a new book by a UCLA professor.
- Max Temkin, one of the co-creators of the popular party game "Cards Against Humanity," was accused of rape by a woman he knew in college a decade ago. Temkin denied the charge, though the wording of his defense was criticized by some. CAH has faced its own share of criticism in recent weeks—designers removed cards that made fun of rape and transvestites after people complained about them.