September 1, 2015
Murder Charge Dropped Against South Carolina Cop In 2011 Shooting Of Unarmed Black Man
Eutawville Police Chief Richard Combs was charged with murder after fatally shooting Bernard Bailey, an unarmed black man. After two trials and two deadlocked juries, a plea deal reached with prosecutors sentenced Combs to home detention.
These 5 Space Nuts Are Vying For A One-Way Trip To Mars
The Mars One Project has narrowed down 200,000 candidates from across the globe to their top 100. From Cape Town to Cairo to California, we meet five wannabe Martians competing for a one-way ticket to the Red Planet in the original series, Citizen Mars. Check out episode one.
San Diego Zoo or Jurassic World?
I’m a big fan of going to the zoo. I’m also a big fan of Jurassic Park. I’ve written extensively about both! I’m entering my third year as a San Diego Zoo passholder and after going this weekend for the first time since the release of Jurassic World, the fourth film in the Jurassic Park franchise, I noticed that certain aspects of the zoo reminded me of the film. This makes sense of course, Jurassic World is a zoo, but instead of exotic animals from the four corners of the globe, it houses dinosaurs. The Jurassic World website also took a few cues from the San Diego Zoo site anyway so I can’t help myself in imagining the zoo being filled with dinosaurs as I wandered the grounds on a sunny Sunday afternoon in August. The following moments stuck out most to me.
White House Launches Year Two Of Campus Anti-Sexual Assault Campaign With Simple Message
One year into the Obama administration's "It's On Us" anti-sexual assault campaign, top presidential adviser Valerie Jarett says the White House has helped start changing the culture about sexual violence on college campuses.
New Video Footage Emerges Of Texas Deputies Fatally Shooting Man With Hands Up
Footage released Monday appears to show a 41-year-old man putting his hands into the air moments before two Texas deputies fatally shoot him. However, a second video shot from a different angle is being reviewed, authorities said Wednesday.