Iran’s only female Olympic medalist reportedly defects

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran’s only female Olympic medalist said she defected from the Islamic Republic in a blistering online letter that describes herself as “one of the millions of...

Amid Coronavirus, San Francisco, New York, Deem Marijuana Businesses ‘Essential’

When San Francisco announced its "shelter in place" order this week, it said only "essential businesses" could remain open to support the public's needs, such as grocery stores and gas stations....

Cocoa’s child laborers

Mars, Nestlé and Hershey pledged nearly two decades ago to stop using cocoa harvested by children. Yet much of the chocolate you buy still starts with child labor. Behind much of the...

How to Make Cannabis-Infused Gummy Bears

There is a lot you don’t know about me, but for starters, you should know that I have an insatiable fruity candy lust that is rivaled only by my lusty feelings...

Israel’s Netanyahu Asks Parliament For Immunity From Corruption Charges

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Wednesday that he will seek immunity from prosecution in corruption cases he's facing. "I will come to court and quash all the ridiculous libels against...

How The Media Keeps Gaslighting Bernie Sanders

Just a collection of tweets to exemplify the media’s bias against Bernie Sanders. No big, just invert the poll numbers and change one of them:. Misquoting? Misquoting. Sure. Or just not...

These Are The Top 10 Destinations In The World Right Now, Awarded By TripAdvisor...

Every year, TripAdvisor travelers vote on their favorite things around the world for our Travelers’ Choice Awards. We highlight the top picks in all things travel with categories such as destinations,...

Here’s Every 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate’s Plan to Legalize Weed

On Wednesday, Senator Bernie Sanders announced his plan to legalize weed by executive order if he were to become president. Like several other Democratic candidates (or all of them—except for one)...

Mississippi Voters Will Decide Whether To Legalize Medical Marijuana

Mississippi became the latest state this week to add a medical marijuana question to its 2020 ballot. Voters there will have the opportunity to decide on Ballot Initiative 65, which, if approved,...

Trump Admin Escalates Multi-Pronged Attack on Climate Science

The New York Times is reporting the Trump administration is ramping up its assault on climate science through a coordinated multi-agency effort. The National Climate Assessment will reportedly remove any worst-case...

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“Sheep Going to Slaughter”: NYC Medical Workers Protest Lack of Protective...

At the Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, doctors and nurses wearing surgical masks and scarves held a demonstration Thursday to protest a critical...

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