Security experts have warned about the prospect of a new era of high quality faked video or audio, which some commentators worry could have deeply corrosive effects on U.S. democracy. Here’s what you need to know. Continue Reading What You Need To Know About Fake Video, Audio And The 2020 Election
A U.S. military court judge in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, has set a trial date of Jan. 11, 2021, though a number of other deadlines would need to be met for the trial to begin then. Continue Reading Trial Date Set For Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, 4 Others Charged In September 11 Attacks
Hospitals are costly places to get healthcare and not therapeutic environments. So why does Washington have hundreds of people in hospital beds with no need to be there? Because there’s a lack of community beds for people with behavioral challenges. Continue Reading Families, Advocates Sound Alarm Over Patients Stuck In Washington Hospitals Without Medical Need
An archaeological dig along the Salmon River in western Idaho has yielded evidence of one of the oldest human settlements in the Americas yet found. Newly published findings from the excavation give impetus to a scientific rethinking of when and how the first people arrived in North America. Continue Reading From North-Central Idaho: Signs Of Some Of The Oldest Human Presence In The Hemisphere
Researchers have long hoped to find out if genes contribute to sexual orientation. A new study of genetic data from thousands of people hints there may be some link, but it’s still far from clear. Continue Reading Search For ‘Gay Gene’ Comes Up Short In Large New Study
Researchers hoping to study marijuana for scientific and medical purposes are one step closer to expanding their limited supply of the plant. This week, the federal government announced it would begin processing dozens of pending applications for permission to cultivate the plant for scientific research. Continue Reading Researching Medical Marijuana May Soon Get Easier With DOJ Allowing More Applications
An inspector general investigation concluded that former FBI Director James Comey broke rules governing the handling of documents that described his now-famous exchanges with President Trump. Continue Reading DOJ: Comey Violated Policy On His Trump Memos — But Won’t Be Prosecuted
Según una demanda de 2018, Motel 6 entregó la información privada de más de 100,000 huéspedes al Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas, sin órdenes judiciales. Ahora, pueden reclamar parte de una resolución con el estado de $12 millones.
Continue Reading ¿Ha sido huesped en un Motel 6? Podría tener derecho a recompensa estatal
Motel 6 turned over the private information of more than 100,000 guests to Immigration and Customs Enforcement, doing so without warrants or consent. Now, those guests can claim their part of a $12 million settlement.
Continue Reading Stay In A Western Washington Motel 6? You May Have Claim On A $12M Settlement
Confronted with a torrent of lawsuits across the U.S., several major drug companies are in discussions with authorities to resolve thousands of opioid-related suits filed against them. A government source close to the negotiations tells NPR that Purdue Pharma, Johnson & Johnson, Endo International and Allergan are looking to cut deals. Continue Reading Several Drug Companies Considering Large Settlements To Resolve Opioid Suits
Nineteen states and the District of Columbia sued on Monday over the Trump administration’s effort to alter a federal agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention. Continue Reading States, Including Washington And Oregon, Sue Government Over Detention Of Immigrant Children
Tucked away in the northwest corner of Wyoming is one of the largest gun collections in the world: The Cody Firearms Museum. But it’s recently gotten a makeover, moving away away from being a monument to guns and toward being an educational space on gun safety, history and culture. Continue Reading At Buffalo Bill Center Of The West, Gun Museum Focuses On Safety, History And Culture