What’s Indoor Air Quality Like in Long-Term Care Facilities During Wildfires? Worse Than You’d Think
The Media Is Melting Down, and Neither Billionaires Nor Journalists Can Seem to Stop It. Across the industry, contraction, layoffs, sales, and labor unrest remind us of 2008 — but insiders are less optimistic this time.
Politicians Must Stop Playing Doctor — Personal ideology should not guide medical care, even for abortion.
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NY County data on detailed race by sex and age
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“God told me to run a bitcoin swindle on my parishioners.”
The last Salem “witch”
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Charles Osgood, the host of CBS News Sunday Morning from 1994 to 2016, died at 91. I watched religiously. Thank you, VCR and DVR.
Joyce Randolph, Trixie on ‘The Honeymooners,’ Dies at 99
Bill Mumy, who I remember from Lost in Space and episodes of The Twilight Zone, turns 70 on February 1.
SCOTUS on tape
The Supreme Court – now with sound! The Moving Image and Sound Branch of the National Archives is also home to over 300,000 sound recordings. The recordings are organized chronologically. Since cases are often argued over multiple days, cases can be split up between different recordings.
Time, Inc. v. Hill in 1966. The Hill family case was argued by former vice president and future president Richard Nixon. You can hear Nixon argue at about 51:30 in this recording.
- Obergefell v. Hodges in 2015 required states to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. The recordings are divided into three parts: question one, question two, and the opinion.
- Engel v. Vitale in 1962 decided that school-initiated prayer in public schools violated the First Amendment.
- Gideon v. Wainwright from 1963 declared that indigent defendants must be provided legal representation without charge.
- Roe v. Wade was argued over two dates: December 1971 and October 1972. The court declared abortion to be a constitutional right.
- Loving et ux. v. Virginia struck down state laws that banned interracial marriage in 1967.
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