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  • That's It For Today June 5, 2017
    This is my last post for the day. Starting in a few minutes we'll be replacing the guts of our website with something newer and better than what we have now, and no one at MoJo is allowed to edit the site until we're done. That will be Tuesday morning according to our tech boffins. […]
  • The Intercept Discloses Top-Secret NSA Document on Russia Hacking Aimed at US Voting System June 5, 2017
    On Monday, the Intercept published a classified internal NSA document noting that Russian military intelligence mounted an operation to hack at least one US voting software supplier—which provided software related to voter registration files—in the months prior to last year's presidential contest. It has previously been reported that Russia attempted to hack into voter registration […]
  • Lunchtime Photo June 5, 2017
    The East Basin in Dana Point harbor.
  • Chart of the Day: Health Care Spending as a Percentage of GDP June 5, 2017
    This is apropos of nothing in particular. I was over at the World Bank site fiddling around with some stuff and happened to look at their chart for health care spending. There's a good case to be made that as GDP rises, the share devoted to health care also rises. This is because richer countries […]
  • Trump's Tweets Threaten His Travel Ban's Chances in Court June 5, 2017
    President Donald Trump began the week with a barrage of early-morning tweets blasting the courts for blocking his travel ban executive order. But in doing so, he may have just made it more likely that the courts will keep blocking the ban. People, the lawyers and the courts can call it whatever they want, but […]
  • Trump Is Now Lying to His Own National Security Staff June 5, 2017
    In his NATO speech a week ago, Donald Trump declined to explicitly endorse Article 5, the provision that says an attack on one is an attack on all. I'm on record as suggesting that reaction to this was sort of overblown, but Susan Glasser provides some behind-the-scenes context to suggest it was quite a bit […]
  • Der Spiegel Just Published the Minutes From Trump’s Contentious Meeting With G7 Leaders June 5, 2017
    German magazine Der Spiegel has been given access to minutes from a contentious meeting of G7 leaders in Taormina, Sicily, at the end of May, in which they applied last-ditch pressure on President Donald Trump to stay in the Paris climate agreement. The meeting came toward the end of Trump's first trip abroad as president—and […]
  • Donald Trump Doubles Down on Boorish Temper Tantrums June 5, 2017
    President Trump was busy during his early morning "Fox & Friends" time. Around 6 am there was this: People, the lawyers and the courts can call it whatever they want, but I am calling it what we need and what it is, a TRAVEL BAN! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 5, 2017 The Justice […]

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  • FDA temporarily suspends order banning sales of Juul July 6, 2022
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday announced it had temporarily suspended its ban on sales of the popular e-cigarette maker Juul. “On July 5, 2022, FDA administratively stayed the marketing denial order,” the agency's tobacco division wrote in a tweet. “The agency has determined that there are scientific issues unique to the JUUL...
  • Judge won’t block law banning most Mississippi abortions July 6, 2022
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — As attorneys argued about abortion laws across the South on Tuesday, a Mississippi judge rejected a request by the state’s only abortion clinic to temporarily block a law that would ban most abortions. Without other developments in the Mississippi lawsuit, the clinic will close at the end of business Wednesday and...
  • Harris visiting Highland Park after July 4th shooting July 6, 2022
    Vice President Harris is visiting Highland Park, Ill., following a mass shooting there on the Fourth of July that resulted in the death of seven people. In a statement on Tuesday, the White House said that Harris will be joined by the city’s mayor, Nancy Rotering (D), Rep. Brad Schneider (D-Ill.) and Illinois state Sen....
  • Dez Bryant on Demaryius Thomas: 'A lot of us living with CTE and the NFL know it' July 5, 2022
    NFL wide receiver Dez Bryant on Tuesday said many professional football players are living with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) but are afraid to speak out about their symptoms. Bryant's tweet came the same day as a New York Times report that said former Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, who played a key role in...
  • Highland Park shooting suspect charged with seven counts of first-degree murder July 5, 2022
    Authorities charged the suspect in Monday’s shooting at a Highland Park, Ill., Fourth of July parade with seven counts of first-degree murder. Eric Rinehart, the Lake County state’s attorney who announced the charges, said at a Tuesday evening press conference that he anticipated “dozens” of additional charges against Robert Crimo III, calling Monday’s shooting a...
  • Energy & Environment — What can the EPA still do on power plants? July 5, 2022
    Today we’re looking at some of the tools the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) still has left at its disposal after last week’s Supreme Court ruling and at a separate court move to restore endangered species protections. This is Overnight Energy & Environment, your source for the latest news focused on energy, the environment and beyond....
  • On The Money — Capitol Hill braces for Big Tech showdown July 5, 2022
    Advocates for some of the biggest technology companies are scrambling to stop key legislation from moving before it’s too late. We’ll also look at growth in green jobs and deeper concerns among Americans about how Washington, D.C., is affecting the economy. But first, check your ice cream for listeria. Welcome to On The Money, your […]
  • Equilibrium & Sustainability — Extreme cyclists face the changing climate July 5, 2022
    Cyclists on one of the country’s longest and most grueling races are having to adapt to conditions made newly dangerous by extreme weather, The New York Times reported. Riders on this year’s nearly 2,700-mile Tour Divide bikepacking race faced harmful smoke from wildfires, floodwaters from torrential rainstorms and drought that dried up much-needed water sources, […]