The Tallahassee yoga shooting suspect had an extensive history of spreading hate online against women and minorities

Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images/Getty Images The gunman who killed two and wounded five others at a Tallahassee yoga studio before killing himself Friday night had an extensive history of spreading hate messages about women and minorities online.  After 40-year-old Scott Paul Beierle was identified Saturday, multiple reports found police records of arrests for groping women and […]

In the age of Trump, anger toward the news media is spreading into local communities

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images Resentment toward the media that has been promoted by President Donald Trump is causing local reporters and photographers to fear for their safety, so much so that The Radio Television Digital News Association has started to circulate safety and self-defense tips to members of the media.  CNN reporter Jim Acosta told Trump […]

Disney Wants Visitors to Stop Spreading Relatives’ Ashes at Park

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Drugged puppies blamed for spreading diarrhea superbugs in multi-state outbreak

Enlarge / I don’t feel so good. (credit: Getty | Christopher Furlong) Puppies given a startling amount of antibiotics have spurred a multi-state outbreak of diarrhea-causing bacterial infections that are extensively drug resistant, federal and state health officials report this week. The finding, published in the September 21 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report by the […]

Portugal fires: Where are the fires spreading? Are flights cancelled? Latest news

Portugal fires have continued to spread for six days across the region. Huge blazes have affected the country forcing evacuations from locals and tourists in the area with 2,500 already fleeing. It started in the south of the country in the Algarve, popular with British tourists. Where have the fires spread to in Portugal and […]

Why simple rules are best when spreading your investment bets

BENJAMIN GRAHAM is considered the father of value investing, the business of picking stocks that are cheap. He might also fairly be described as the father of not trying to pick stocks at all. In his book “The Intelligent Investor”, Graham distinguished between two archetypes. Enterprising investors are willing to devote time and care to […]

Fallout 4 director Todd Howard: Giving fans what they want without spreading too thin

Todd Howard, director of Bethesda Game Studios, noted in a recent talk at the Gamelab event in Barcelona that The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim keeps migrating to new platforms because fans keep buying it on every new platform. But even a big company like Bethesda, which is owned by Bethesda Softworks (in turn, owned by […]

First XDR typhoid is on the verge of being untreatable, spreading globally

Enlarge / A photomicrograph of Salmonella typhi bacteria using a Gram-stain technique. (credit: CDC) A tenacious epidemic of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) typhoid in Pakistan is just one small genetic step away from becoming untreatable—and health experts expect it to spread worldwide. “It’s a global concern at this point,” Dr. Eric Mintz, an epidemiologist at the […]

Republican denial of the climate crisis appears to be spreading — despite the recent onslaught of natural disasters

Getty Images 69% of Republicans said the threat of climate change is “exaggerated” compared to 4% of Democrats, according to a new Gallup poll. Opinions around climate change have suffered from widening partisanship as President Donald Trump’s administration has scrubbed mentions from federal websites and pulled out of the Paris Agreement. The problem isn’t going […]