Judge orders Louisiana to continue funding Planned Parenthood

Judge orders Louisiana to continue funding Planned Parenthood

Reuters A Louisiana judge issued an order on Thursday blocking attempts to defund Planned Parenthood clinics in the state, finding that more than 5,000 low-income patients would lose access to healthcare including cancer screenings and gynecology exams. U.S. District Judge John deGravelles issued a preliminary injunction that requires Louisiana to continue providing Medicaid funding to

Paypal back up after major breakdown

Paypal back up after major breakdown

International Business Times

Online payments service Paypal Holdings Inc. said it had resolved a major breakdown Friday caused by a power outage at a data center, after users and online merchants took to Twitter saying they were unable to make Internet sales. The company posted a statement on Twitter saying that its services were back up. Paypal had tweeted…

Christianity and kink have a lot in common

Valerie Tarico, AlterNet Want a special someone who will bring you to your knees? One who will be totally in charge? One who will tell you that you are really, really bad and threaten you with punishments? Maybe you have a little day dream about being a captive virgin. Or maybe you prefer to fantasize

Each year, carved Halloween pumpkins get more creative — and these 8 will blow your mind

Each year, carved Halloween pumpkins get more creative — and these 8 will blow your mind

Good News Network

A photo posted by @actingfat on Oct 27, 2015 at 8:06am PDT These pumpkin carvings are so intricate, it’s almost scary. Edward Cabral, a young artist specializing in edible and very temporal art, spends three hours drawing his intricate designs, and another two to three hours carving the elaborate creations. Check out this dazzling array of…

Clinton begins rollout of extensive criminal justice reform agenda

Clinton begins rollout of extensive criminal justice reform agenda

Reuters U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will in the coming days outline what her campaign describes as an “extensive agenda” of criminal justice system reforms, starting with suggested sentencing changes and a racial profiling law. Clinton will be in Atlanta on Friday to launch “African Americans for Hillary.” At the event, she will begin

Anonymous will unmask 1,000 KKK members on Ferguson anniversary

Anonymous will unmask 1,000 KKK members on Ferguson anniversary

International Business Times

Anonymous Planning To Unmask Ku Klux Klan Members

To mark the first anniversary of the Ferguson protests, online activist group Anonymous plans to reveal the identities of 1,000 Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members after it gained access to the Klan’s Twitter account. Anonymous, an amorphous collective of hackers and activists, also promised to shut down related websites and social media accounts to mark the…