Did someone just find a constructive use for Pokemon Go?
While that might seem shocking at a time when the wildly-popular augmented reality game has been blamed for a variety of ills, one psychologist says it is actually helping his patients lead more active lives. Read all »
Is this a new low for social media?
In a highly disturbing video that has been widely shared around the world, a Georgia mother livestreamed the beating of her 16-year-old daughter. Read all »
Does Cory Booker believe he’s outsmarted Donald Trump?
After becoming the subject of a critical tweet from the Republican presidential nominee, the Democratic senator from New Jersey took what he thought was the high road, telling CNN that he “loves” Trump. Read all »
For anyone thinking November’s presidential election would produce a runaway victory for Hillary Clinton, a new survey may come as a shock. Read all »
With tensions still high in the wake of both police shootings of civilians and the slaughter of officers in Dallas, one US senator is recounting his own story of Driving While Black.
Republican Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina says that becoming an elected official hasn’t made life any easier. In fact, over the course of just one year, he’s been pulled over seven times! Read all »
If you thought the Pokemon GO craze couldn’t get any weirder, guess again.
A Massachusetts man has found himself in a weird position as players have begun congregating in front of his home. Why? It’s because the site has been designated as a “gym” by the game’s creator, with no clear way for him to opt-out. Read all »
With the GOP convention less than a week away, could it prove a security nightmare?
After the death of six Dallas police officers at the hands of a Black Lives Matter protester, the issue has taken on added urgency. And the disorderly nature of a disunified party increases fears even further. Could Cleveland make headlines for all the wrong reasons? Read all »
What is Pokémon GO and how did it consume American life so quickly?
Over the past few days, the new app has been blamed for leading children and others into the hands of criminals, guiding a girl toward a dead body and causing pedestrians to walk right into traffic accidents, unable to take their eyes off of the screen. Read all »
When it comes to public opinion, have the Clintons run out of luck?
Americans aren’t happy with the FBI’s decision not to recommend her prosecution over the mishandling of classified documents and use of a private email server to conduct government business, according to a new survey. Read all »
As Hillary Clinton lectures “white Americans” over the need to “listen up” on the topic of race, is this an effective strategy, or one that will alienate voters? Read all »