Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (Shawn/Flickr)

Minutes after Scalia’s death right-wingers seek to block nominee Obama hasn’t even appointed yet

Just minutes after the public learned Justice Antonin Scalia, the longest-serving Supreme Court judge, had died of natural causes on Saturday, conservatives were already vowing to block any future high court nominations from President Barack Obama.
Cornel West speaks to CNN (screen grab)

Cornel West urges black voters to back Bernie Sanders in op-ed slamming Clintons for Wall Street ties

As Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders tangle over who will win over voters of color, Cornel West is calling on African-Americans to back Sanders.
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Talking Heads’ David Byrne explains why Trump voters are ‘seemingly unaware of his lies and bullsh*t’

In a wide-ranging essay on his blog, Talking Heads founder David Byrne suggests that our social media culture — combined with a corrupt political and economic system — is what allows front-running GOP presidential candidate Dolald Trump to get away with “his lies and bullshit.”

Here’s how Antonin Scalia’s death changes the balance of the court and alters the 2016 presidential race

Justice Scalia's death changes the balance of nation’s highest court, thrusting its future directly into the center of the presidential campaign.

Here are 7 ‘hot’ Valentine’s Day sex tips from 1861

This Valentine’s Day weekend, couples nationwide will come together to do some serious “Netflix and chilling.” But when they get a chance, lovebirds might want to consider putting down the laptop and picking up a copy of this erotic 1861 book.
A debate on whether to legalize marijuana for recreational or medicinal uses in Mexico is in its infant stages, but Mexicans have used cannabis for therapeutic purposes for centuries (AFP Photo/Yuri Cortez)

Why is marijuana banned? The real reason is worse than you think

Across the world, more and more people are asking: Why is pot banned?
Rep. Mary Lou Marzian (D- Louisville)

Kentucky lawmaker’s bill would require men to get a note from their wives to purchase Viagra

Under Marzian’s bill, only married men would be able to obtain the drug and it would require “a man to make a sworn statement with his hand on a Bible that he will only use a prescription for a drug for erectile dysfunction when having sexual relations with his current spouse.”
Supreme Court (AFP)

Here’s how Supreme Court nominations work

How many people have been appointed to the Supreme Court?
Justice Antonin Scalia (Flickr/Stephen Masker)

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died, according to My San Antonio. Scalia was a conservative justice.
Fred Couch mugshot - Tarrant County Sheriff

Police called to home of ‘affluenza’ teen’s father after ex-girlfriend claims she was attacked

Police in Tarrant County, Texas responded to a 911 call Friday afternoon from the ex-girlfriend of the father of ‘affluenza’ teen Ethan Couch, claiming she had been assaulted by the teen’s dad.

Adderall is virtually identical to Meth — and here’s how I found out

Public education campaigns designed to frighten people away from the illicit stimulant distort what the drug really does.