Invoking his ‘House of Cards’ character, Kevin Spacey posted an alarming video that appeared to address new charges of sexual assault

YouTube Kevin Spacey is facing a felony charge of sexual assault for allegedly assaulting a former Boston TV news anchor’s teenage son in 2016. Spacey will be arraigned on a charge of indecent assault and battery on a person 14 or over at Nantucket District Court on Jan. 7, the Barnstable County Superior Court clerk’s […]

The big data breach suffered by Equifax has alarming implications

UNTIL something goes wrong, few people give much thought to the surveillance they undergo by credit-reporting agencies (CRAs). Yet these agencies’ business is deeply intrusive: quantifying character. They assign individuals credit scores based on how they previously managed debt. The scores are then sold to lenders. In America, Equifax, Experian and TransUnion, the “Big Three” […]

Can YOU see what is alarming about this model’s bikini picture?

Cancer symptoms can be difficult to spot if you don’t know what to look for. This model didn’t realise she had one until she visited doctors looking to have a cosmetic procedure. Chlo Jordan, a 21-year-old model, wanted to have a mole removed from her stomach, as she felt it was getting in the way […]

An alarming number of Americans are worse off than their parents and we’re not talking about it enough

Melanie Stetson Freeman/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images The sharp and steady increase in US inequality in recent decades has been well documented. Less attention has been paid to a potentially even more important and alarming trend — a decline in US social mobility. After all, this is the very essence of the American […]

The Ranch Finale Recap: Colt Receives an Alarming Call — Is [Spoiler] OK?

Warning: The following recap contains spoilers from the Part 3 finale of The Ranch. If you do not wish to be spoiled, bookmark for safekeeping and return once you’ve finished all 10 episodes. Is there enough whiskey in the world to get the Bennett family through the potential heartbreak that awaits them? In the Part 3 finale […]

Watchdog report finds alarming 20% of baby food tested contains lead

Enlarge (credit: Getty | Media for Medical) Twenty percent of 2,164 baby foods sampled between 2003 and 2013 by the Food and Drug Administration tested positive for lead, according to an analysis released Thursday by the nonprofit advocacy group, the Environmental Defense Fund. Lead is a neurotoxin. Exposure at a young age can permanently affect […]

The newest version of ‘Trumpcare’ may have some alarming implications for the opioid crisis

REUTERS/Carlos Barria The Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday released an updated analysis of the American Health Care Act, the House GOP healthcare bill, that economists and advocates said contained some alarming takeaways for the future of the fight against the opioid crisis. While the nonpartisan CBO projected that 23 million more Americans would be uninsured […]