Texas troopers caught skewing racial profiling data by labeling Hispanics and blacks as white

Texas troopers caught skewing racial profiling data by labeling Hispanics and blacks as white

David Edwards A recent investigation revealed that racial profiling data gathered by the Texas Department of Public Safety could not be trusted because some troopers had been labeling minority drivers as white. KXAN reviewed more than 16 million traffic citation records and found that the ethnicity of the drivers had been incorrectly recorded in a

Texas county hides details of next Jade Helm-style war games — and hopes to avoid freakout this time

Texas county hides details of next Jade Helm-style war games — and hopes to avoid freakout this time

Tom Boggioni Officials in Bastrop County, Texas — which was the epicenter of Jade Helm hysteria this past summer — have approved another military exercise in the area next year but are keeping the details secret to avoid the craziness this time. According to the Statesman, Bastrop County commissioners approved a request on Monday from

These shocking images reveal what sea level rise will look like in some of the world’s most iconic places

These shocking images reveal what sea level rise will look like in some of the world’s most iconic places

Climate Central Long-term sea level rise set in motion by near-term carbon emissions threatens major coastal cities across the world. Here we present paired images showing how iconic locations — in London, Shanghai, Mumbai, Sydney, Rio de Janeiro, Durban and New York — could fare under scenarios of business as usual vs. a sharp transition to

What’s it like to see auroras on other planets?

What’s it like to see auroras on other planets?

The Conversation Witnessing an aurora first-hand is a truly awe-inspiring experience. The natural beauty of the northern or southern lights captures the public imagination unlike any other aspect of space weather. But auroras aren’t unique to Earth and can be seen on several other planets in our solar system. An aurora is the impressive end

Maine state government sues to stop unhinged anti-abortion protester from screaming at clinic

Maine state government sues to stop unhinged anti-abortion protester from screaming at clinic

David Ferguson The attorney general of the state of Maine has filed suit against an individual anti-abortion protester whose screams are so loud that they are audible inside the Portland Planned Parenthood building. According to the Portland Press-Herald, Brian Ingalls is the target of a lawsuit issued by state Attorney General Janet Mills which prohibits