Mexico senator proposes legalizing medical marijuana

Mexico senator proposes legalizing medical marijuana

Agence France-Presse A Mexican senator introduced a bill to authorize medical marijuana, as a new poll showed support for such legislation but opposition to broader legalization following a landmark Supreme Court ruling. The court opened the door to legalizing cannabis last week when it authorized four people to grow pot for their personal, recreational consumption.

Republican White House hopefuls struggle to break 2016 deadlock

Republican White House hopefuls struggle to break 2016 deadlock

Agence France-Presse Republican White House hopefuls struggled to break away from the pack in an election debate with fewer personal barbs, but some feisty exchanges on immigration and national security. Eight top candidates gathered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for a forum that distilled differences between candidates in substance and style, but did little to dramatically change

Missouri University police arrest 19-year-old Hunter Park over threat to ‘shoot every black person I see’

Missouri University police arrest 19-year-old Hunter Park over threat to ‘shoot every black person I see’

Reuters University of Missouri police on Wednesday arrested a 19-year-old white man on suspicion of making what it called a “terrorist threat” on social media to shoot black people. Police identified the suspect as Hunter M. Park from Rolla, Missouri, about 95 miles (150 km) south of the Columbia campus of the University of Missouri.

Political billboards are now scanning your face for your reactions

Political billboards are now scanning your face for your reactions

Free Thought Project 2016 presidential candidates have a new option in their quest to sway voters. “Neuropolitics” is the attempt to read your mind by scanning facial expressions and feeding them into an algorithm. Biofeedback—including heart rate, eye movements, and skin conditions—can  also be captured and used for political purposes and, perhaps one day, for government

‘Adios, Kasich’: Twitter conservatives howl in rage after Ohio governor slams Trump’s ‘silly’ immigration plan

‘Adios, Kasich’: Twitter conservatives howl in rage after Ohio governor slams Trump’s ‘silly’ immigration plan

Travis Gettys John Kasich came out swinging Tuesday night during the fourth Republican presidential debate, and he won some unlikely praise — although the bar was admittedly set low by his rivals. Kasich and Bush, gotta give ’em credit on immigration, trying to start a “Republicans who believe in Reality” movement. Good luck with that.

New info raises more questions: Did Marco Rubio use his GOP credit card to subsidize his life?

New info raises more questions: Did Marco Rubio use his GOP credit card to subsidize his life?

Miami Herald

MIAMI—For five years, Marco Rubio has tried to put behind him the controversy of his spending on a Republican Party of Florida credit card, taking the unusual step over the weekend of making public nearly two years of American Express statements to show how he spent the party’s money. In some ways, however, the statements, which…

‘I damn sure ain’t going to class’: Black students terrified by racist backlash on Missouri campus

‘I damn sure ain’t going to class’: Black students terrified by racist backlash on Missouri campus

Bethania Palma Markus The University of Missouri campus will be open and classes in session despite the fact that racist death threats have been made against the school’s black students. The school has been the epicenter of racial tension since the beginning of the Fall semester, culminating with the university’s football team threatening to boycott

Fox host to Marco Rubio: Plato should have ‘stopped yapping about his philosophy’ — and started welding

Fox host to Marco Rubio: Plato should have ‘stopped yapping about his philosophy’ — and started welding

Travis Gettys A Fox News host let Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) repeat his inaccurate claim that welders make a lot more money than philosophers — and jokes that Plato would have been better off learning a trade than “yapping about his philosophy.” The Republican presidential candidate noted Tuesday that online searches for welding classes had

WATCH: CNN economic analyst crushes GOP candidates’ trickle down fantasies

WATCH: CNN economic analyst crushes GOP candidates’ trickle down fantasies

Bethania Palma Markus CNN’s global economic analyst and TIME Magazine editor Rana Foroohar pointed out the GOP’s “trickle down” approach to the economy is outdated and doesn’t work, according to a segment posted by Media Matters. Foroohar mentioned that the economy has changed vis-a-vis technology replacing some jobs and globalization sending some overseas. But even