Oregon voters pass right-wing measure forcing sheriff to act like an Oath Keeper militia member

Oregon voters pass right-wing measure forcing sheriff to act like an Oath Keeper militia member

Travis Gettys Voters in one Oregon county approved a measure that would basically require the sheriff to act like an Oath Keeper militia member. Coos County voters approved a “Second Amendment Preservation Measure” Tuesday that would grant the sheriff authority to decide which state and federal gun laws are unconstitutional — and then keep authorities

‘Pharma bro’ Martin Shkreli summoned to appear for Senate grilling over price-gouging scheme

‘Pharma bro’ Martin Shkreli summoned to appear for Senate grilling over price-gouging scheme

Travis Gettys Martin Shkreli, the chief executive of Turing Pharmaceuticals, has been called to answer questions before the U.S. Senate about his price-gouging scheme. Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Claire McCaskill (D-MO) sent the former hedge fund manager a letter Wednesday asking him to appear before a special committee on aging to explain why he

This 1965 compromise over immigration is to blame for much of the mess today

This 1965 compromise over immigration is to blame for much of the mess today

History News Network Oscar Handlin (1915-2011) assumed a consequential role in the drafting of immigration reform legislation, beginning in the late 1940s. The offspring of enterprising Russian Jewish immigrants who re-established their lives in Brooklyn and a professor of American history at Harvard University, his book, The Uprooted (1951) received a Pulitzer Prize. We know

Alabama cop may lose medal earned for shooting suspect — after video shows he was lying about man’s gun

Alabama cop may lose medal earned for shooting suspect — after video shows he was lying about man’s gun

Travis Gettys Officer Daniel Aguirre was awarded a medal earlier this year after shooting a robbery suspect during an arrest — but a newly released video shows he was lying. The Birmingham Police Department temporarily rescinded the Combat Cross Medal late Tuesday awarded to Aguirre in May after AL.com published a dashboard camera video obtained

Bernie Sanders new climate change bill would halt new leases for fossil fuel extraction on public lands

Bernie Sanders new climate change bill would halt new leases for fossil fuel extraction on public lands

Reuters Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders on Wednesday unveiled a climate-change bill that would crack down on fossil fuel extraction, a move sure to please activists who want party front-runner Hillary Clinton to make the same commitment. Sanders, a U.S. senator from Vermont, wants to halt new leases for fossil fuel extraction on public lands

Steve Jobs considered an Apple car in 2008

Steve Jobs considered an Apple car in 2008

International Business Times

Even Steve Jobs had thoughts on what an Apple-built electric vehicle would look like. During an interview with Bloomberg published Wednesday, Nest CEO Tony Fadell revealed that the Apple co-founder had considered how the company could build its own Apple Car. It was in 2008, shortly after the launch of the iPhone, that Jobs and Fadell,…