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Trilobites: Listen to the Sounds of Narwhals That Have Been Elusive to Science

NY Times - 1 hour 50 min ago
As melting ice opens east Greenland to petroleum prospectors and cruises, scientists are rushing to study the noises made by a remote population of toothed whales.

The Health 202: Congress tackles Medicaid rule in effort to dent opioid crisis

Washington Post - 2 hours 3 min ago
The 'IMD exclusion' gets its day on the Hill.

Germany's symbolic World Cup team

CNN - 2 hours 8 min ago
The warm weather in Berlin is the perfect backdrop for a repeat "Summer Fairytale" this World Cup season. That 2006 documentary captured a confident nation enthralled with the diversity and potential of its football team. Now, Germany's World Cup champions symbolize the country's doubts over identity -- a consequence of letting in nearly a million asylum seekers in 2015 and frustration over the EU's lack of cooperation on refugees.

Senate GOP did not want another immigration fight. But now ...

CNN - 2 hours 19 min ago
Senate Republicans are openly admonishing the Trump administration's practice of separating families at the border.

New York’s Health Department Plans to Recommend Legalizing Marijuana

NY Times - 2 hours 22 min ago
The policy caps an evolution in the stance of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, who had called marijuana a “gateway drug,” but who now says “facts have changed.”

CrackBerry Poll: Are you using BBM Desktop?

CrackBerry - 2 hours 30 min ago

BBM Desktop is here in beta and available to all Android users but I have to wonder is anyone using it?

For years, one of the most requested features for BBM was to offer a desktop app that would allow BBM users to interact with their contacts without the need of picking up their BlackBerry. Through the BBOS and BB10 years, Blend was as close as we got, but that's not supported on newer devices and is now EOL on BlackBerry 10. Now, BBM Desktop is here in beta and available to all Android users but I have to wonder is anyone using it?

Are you using BBM Desktop?

For me, it's certainly a welcomed addition, and I do use it, but a lot of my contacts have moved on from BBM so it's not as useful to me as it would have been if it was there years ago. Still, plenty of people use BBM on a regular basis so let me know if you're using BBM Desktop.

The best photos of the 2018 World Cup

CNN - 2 hours 41 min ago
Romelu Lukaku scored twice Monday as Belgium rolled to a 3-0 victory over Panama in their World Cup opener.

High court lets gerrymandered maps stand for now

CNN - 2 hours 43 min ago
The Supreme Court on Monday sidestepped two major cases concerning partisan gerrymandering, allowing controversial district maps to stand and be used in this fall's midterm elections.

How Trump Corrupts the Rule of Law

NY Times - 2 hours 48 min ago
The Obamacare challenge and the policy of terrorizing children at the border share a post-legal goal.

Hillary Clinton: That is an outright lie

CNN - 2 hours 49 min ago
Hillary Clinton, 2016 presidential candidate, weighs in on the Trump administration's justification for separating families at the border.

Russia may have upgraded nuclear bunker in Kaliningrad

CNN - 2 hours 50 min ago
Russia may have significantly modernized a nuclear weapons storage bunker in Kaliningrad, a sensitive exclave of Russian territory sandwiched between Poland and the Baltics, as tensions between Russia and the West continue to rise, according to a new report.

Tesla spontaneously catches fire

CNN - 2 hours 51 min ago

Norman Pearlstine Named Editor of The Los Angeles Times

NY Times - 2 hours 57 min ago
Mr. Pearlstine, a veteran of Time Inc., Bloomberg and The Wall Street Journal, was appointed by Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, who took ownership of the paper on Monday.
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