"There is no denying it now: Venezuela's government has crossed the line and become a full-fledged dictatorship," writes Javier El-Hage at National Review, reporting on the country's recent Constituent Assembly elections.
- Sen. John McCain has joined Ted Cruz and other senators in sponsoring a bill to punish web publishers and platforms for user posts, comments, and interactions. Meanwhile, a wide array of tech groups, web-policy wonks, sex workers, and law scholars have come out in opposition.
- An international consortium of researchers that includes Boston Children's Hospital, George Washington University, and Vanderbilt University are undertaking a massive study—"researchers have extracted DNA from the blood samples of 10,000 people, 3,000 of them transgender and the rest non-transgender, or cisgender," NBC reports—to search for a genetic component to gender identity.
- "Sending weapons to Kiev makes no more sense today than it did two years ago," writes Michael Brendan Dougherty.
Under fire for refusing to support Tara Reade, Milano says she never thought #MeToo would "destroy innocent men."
Not every apparent violation of a quarantine order is a risk to other people, and not all need to be (or can be) enforced equally.
The state has shut down all liquor stores, leading customers to crowd into retailers across the border.
Mass Antibody Testing in This Rural Colorado County Sheds Light on COVID-19's Prevalence and Lethality
The number of Americans who have been infected by the virus, which seems to be much higher than the official tally suggests, is crucial to understanding how deadly it is.