Strike-ending 'framework' in place for Chicago teachers as Big Labor flexes muscle
Union members from as far away as Boston were expected to flock to Chicago on Saturday to rally and march in solidarity with teachers as a week-long strike that steamrolled the city inched closer to a resolution. That the rally comes only a day after a state judge invalidated most of Wisconsin Gov.…
Trump White House sets a shocking new record: 300+ days without a press briefing
Journalists learn to adapt to current conditions, be they storms or tantrums, vagaries of nature or whims of officials. White House correspondents these days should be well past their withdrawal symptoms from the daily delirium of the once-regular White House press briefing.
Earlier this year, as 300 days passed without a formal briefing, a bipartisan group of past administration press secretaries called for restoration of the daily briefings.
Trump claims Democratic leadership will stop Bernie Sanders
US President Donald Trump predicted Monday that the Democratic Party leadership would prevent frontrunner Bernie Sanders from becoming its candidate in November elections.
Sanders' leftist politics alarm many moderate Democrats, who fear that if he heads the ticket in the election, the party could face sweeping losses.
At the weekend, Sanders cemented his new status as the favorite to win the Democratic nomination with a clear victory in Nevada's primary.
Trump has nicknamed Sanders as "Crazy Bernie" for his socialist policies, but also claimed that he could be a tough candidate to beat.
To find aliens, an astrobiologist wants you to change the way you think of life
As scientists explore further into the universe, the probability of finding alien life is growing.But if we want to discover aliens, we need to get over ourselves first, astrobiologist Samantha Rolfetells Inverse. Ultimately, finding extraterrestrial life requires a complete overhaul of how humans define life.Here's the problem: Our understanding of life depends a pretty narrow range of experience — the only life we know of, after all, is that observed on Earth, Rolfe says.Which begs the question: Even if we could see an alien life form, would we recognize it as one?In fact, alien life may be ... (more…)