Democrats Join Republicans In Bill Criminalizing Speech Critical Of Israel

Democrats Join Republicans In Bill Criminalizing Speech Critical Of Israel

I cannot imagine any reason for this egregious offense against the First Amendment except to please AIPAC and their AIPAC associated donors.

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North Korea erasing most anti-US propaganda

North Korea erasing most anti-US propaganda

Nix the nuclear warheads, cue the doves. The North Korean government is erasing much of its anti-U.S. propaganda following dictator Kim Jong-un’s forays onto the world stage. Gone are the posters depicting the U.S. as a “rotten, diseased, pirate nation” and promising “merciless revenge” on American forces for an imagined attack on the totalitarian country. In their place are cheery messages touting praising the prospects for Korean reunification and the declaration…

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Kim Jong-un ‘erases his father and grandfather’ from new mandatory national oath

Kim Jong-un 'erases his father and grandfather' from new mandatory national oath

Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, has introduced a new national oath playing down the achievements of his father and grandfather and instead praising his own ideology and leadership.

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A school worker who devotes her free time to cooking and distributing meals for the homeless gets the surprise of her life

A school worker who devotes her free time to cooking and distributing meals for the homeless gets the surprise of her life

Watch "A school worker who devotes her free time to cooking and distributing meals for the homeless gets the surprise of her life", a CBSN video on CBSNews.com. View more CBSN videos and watch CBSN, a live news stream featuring original CBS News reporting.

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Japan’s nuke experts ready to help defang North Korea

Japan's nuke experts ready to help defang North Korea

Japan has told the United States it is ready to dispatch experts to North Korea to help the country dismantle nuclear facilities toward the “complete denuclearization” of the Korean Peninsula, government sources repeated. If Washington and Pyongyang agree to demolish North Korea’s graphite-moderated reactor at Nyongbyon in the northwest, Tokyo would offer knowledge gained from decommissioning a similar reactor in eastern Japan, the sources said Friday.

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Canada to allow mail-order marijuana sales

Canada to allow mail-order marijuana sales

Canadians will soon be able to order marijuana through the mail as part of the nation’s new legalization of recreational pot. Lawmakers in the country passed the Cannabis Act earlier this week, setting the country up to regulate the market in the coming months. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday that legalization will begin on Oct. 17. The country is the second to legalize the substance nationwide, after Uruguay.

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Pro Skater once got Tony Hawk a $4 million royalty cheque

Pro Skater once got Tony Hawk a $4 million royalty cheque

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater was huge in its time but how much did the game’s endorsee get for giving his name to the series? Well a lot according to a recent interview with the man himself. Although not going into an exact figure he got for the whole series he does mentions that around the release of the fourth game, he got a royalty cheque of a whooping $4 million.

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Researchers Want to Find Biomarkers for Violent Criminals. But What About White-Collar Offenders?

Researchers Want to Find Biomarkers for Violent Criminals. But What About White-Collar Offenders?

Done right, this research could help us vet those vying for the most powerful, and therefore potentially most dangerous, positions in society. Back in 2000, a man known only as Mr. Oft began to grapple with an unwanted realization: He was becoming a pedophile. In fact, it wasn’t long before he was charged with child molestation. But the day before his prison sentence, his head felt like it was about to burst, and a few brain scans later, an egg-size tumor was found burrowing through his brain.

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Children face mental health epidemic, say teachers

Children face mental health epidemic, say teachers

Britain’s schoolchildren are suffering from an epidemic of anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts, yet barely half get the NHS treatment they need, teachers say. Almost four in five (78%) teachers have seen a pupil struggle with a mental health problem in the past year, with one in seven (14%) cases involving suicidal thoughts or behaviour. Anxiety is the most common problem, with two-thirds of the 300 teachers surveyed by the mental health charity stem4 having come across a young person at their school dealing with the condition in the past year.

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