This year's Nobel Prize in medicine will go to American/British scientist John O'Keefe and Norwegian scientists May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser for their research on how brain cells communicate.
- The Supreme Court is back in session today. First up: Heien v. North Carolina, concerning a traffic stop that led to a drug-trafficking arrest and the extent of Fourth Amendment protection against unreasonable search and seizure.
- Demonstrators visited the St. Louis Symphony Saturday, unfurling banners and performing a "Requiem for Michael Brown" during the show's intermission. The demonstrators, who had all purchased symphony tickets, then left the theater chanting "black lives matter." (See video here.)
- The average American gives about 3 percent of his or her income to charity; the most generous live in Utah and attend church regularly.
- About 70,000 people gathered in Paris, France, yesterday in support of les valeurs traditionnelles, such as denying homosexual couples legal access to fertility treatments.
- In Oregon, strip-club dancers and employees are working with state legislators to draft new regulations for the industry.
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