The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for Monday's attack at the Ohio State University, carried out by student Abdul Razak Ali Artan. "The executor of the attack in the American state of Ohio is a soldier of the Islamic State and he carried out the operation in response to calls to target citizens of international coalition countries," the ISIS news agency said.
- The Ohio State attack has spawned debate in the Buckeye legislature over whether campuses should permit concealed carry.
- Donald Trump and Mitt Romney shared some garlic soup and frog legs in New York yesterday and the resulting photo evidence is beautiful. Romney did not say what the men discussed but told reporters the dinner had been "wonderful" and "enlightening and interesting and engaging."
- Trump announced via Twitter Wednesday morning that he would be "leaving [his] great business in total in order to fully focus on running the country in order to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!"
Hence, legal documents are being crafted which take me completely out of business operations. The Presidency is a far more important task!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 30, 2016
- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a large-scale clinical trial of using MDMA to treat post-traumatic stress disorder.
- Hunter S. Thompson's widow is extracting DNA from his old marijuana and hashish stash in order to re-grow and sell "the authentic Gonzo strains," she said.
- Needle-exchange programs for drug users help significantly reduce HIV-infection rates, according to a study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- Texas passed a law this week requiring abortion providers to bury or cremate all fetal remains rather than dispose of them as medical-waste like previously permitted.
- Ready for Michelle?