SC student arrested for recording school cop’s violent assault on classmate sitting in her desk

SC student arrested for recording school cop’s violent assault on classmate sitting in her desk

Bethania Palma Markus A South Carolina high school student who witnessed her classmate being physically abused by a school resource officer was arrested and held on $1,000 bond for filming the incident. UPDATE: Sheriff Leon Lott blames flipped teen for police assault: She started this whole incident Niya Kenny, 18, told WLTX she was shocked and disturbed when

Why did so few people turn out to see ‘Steve Jobs’?

Why did so few people turn out to see ‘Steve Jobs’?

Los Angeles Times

The explosion in fact-based movies over the last several years has generated a range of reactions among the moviegoing public. In one corner of the matrix are those movies released with little fanfare or even much of a raison d’etre but that soon turn into major sensations. “American Sniper” last year was Exhibit A for this,…

Bernie Sanders pickets with Verizon workers in New York City

Bernie Sanders pickets with Verizon workers in New York City

International Business Times

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders matched his rhetoric about wealth inequality with action Monday when he joined a group of about 200 Verizon workers rallying in New York City. The picket, which was organized by the Communication Workers of America union and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, came as part of a months-long contract battle…

More partner than parasite: How intestinal worms work with bacteria to invade our bodies

More partner than parasite: How intestinal worms work with bacteria to invade our bodies

Medical Daily

Though certainly one of the more terrifying foreign invaders to call our body home, intestinal parasites such as the hookworm are now believed to have a much more complex relationship with their hosts than might be assumed by the simple label of parasite. In recent years, researchers from all corners of the world have contributed to…

Rand Paul vows filibuster while Cruz and Rubio bluster against latest federal budget deal

Rand Paul vows filibuster while Cruz and Rubio bluster against latest federal budget deal

Sabrina Siddiqui, The Guardian Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz also attack debt and spending extension but objections may be as much about boosting profiles in Republican campaign Three Republican senators running for president have assailed a bipartisan budget deal to avert a government shutdown, with one of them launching an almost certainly futile attempt to