May 18, 7:23 AM PDT
Today's edition of The Herald-Sun of Durham, North Carolina contains an article that begins, "A trio of former Duke University lacrosse players has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a lower-court ruling and reinstate their federal civil-rights case against the city and its police."
May 18, 6:27 AM PDT
Authorities have dropped charges against the Florida teen “who was expelled and charged with two felonies after conducting an unauthorized but harmless science experiment on the grounds of her school.” [ Jesse Walker , earlier ] And in the feel-good story of the day, former...
May 18, 6:18 AM PDT
ABA Journal covers John Cochran's win: He told the Hollywood Reporter he would like to spend some of the prize money on a Segway, a new apartment, investments and "a lot of wireless gizmos and stuff." On the finale, Cochran said he would like to become a writer rather than...
The Cuban Revolution
May 18, 6:04 AM PDT
This is an excerpt of my book “Shattered Image”. Shattered Image is the story of my struggle with, and recovery from, a compulsive behavior clinically known as Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD). That struggle has included recovery from bulimia, anorexia, alcoholism, and addiction to cocaine...
May 18, 3:21 AM PDT
It started at .10%. Then it was .08%. Now, the National Transportation Safety Board wants to reduce it to .05% blood alcohol content to create a per se crime of drunk driving. And it comes with a plethora of ideas, including steering wheels that can tell from perspiration...