No, there haven't been 18 school shootings so far in 2018.
- A federal judge dismissed a copyright violation claim brought by Playboy Entertainment Group against Boing Boing over the blog's linking to a collection of Playboy centerfold photos that had been posted to Imgur.
- Meanwhile, another federal judge says that embedding tweets without the poster's permission is could be a violation of copyright law. [Correction: The judge has merely denied summary judgement to the media outlets being sued, not issued a final decision in the case.]
- A high school student was arrested and charged with making threats after someone overheard him arguing that it would be possible for him to buy an AR-15.
- In The New Yorker, former Playboy model Karen McDougal details an alleged 2006 affair with Donald Trump and how he hid the trail.
- Happy 60th, Ice T!
Journalists and pundits who frantically doubled down on their initial bad takes deserve more criticism.
If politicians are going to paint their opponents as illegitimate, they should be prepared to receive the same treatment in return.
It’s an attempt to bypass Fourth and Fifth Amendment protections by insisting it’s not an arrest.
Sex offender registries are cruel and unjust.
A 2017 Reason investigation found that black residents in Madison County felt under siege in their own neighborhoods.