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Exclusive: DHS Guts Election Protection Team

Two teams of federal officials assembled to fight foreign election interference are being dramatically downsized, according to three current and former Department of Homeland Security officials. And now, those sources say they fear the department won’t prepare adequately for election threats i...

Aussie Teens Defy Anti-Vaxxer Parents, Get Secret Shots

Some Australian teens are rebelling against their anti-vaccine parents by secretly getting immunizations against potentially fatal infections, according to the Courier Mail. Youth in Queensland who are age 15 and older can use a state law to get medical care without their parents’ consent or k...

Saudis Gave U.S. Weapons to al Qaeda-Linked Fighters: CNN

Saudi Arabia has given American-made weapons to al Qaeda-linked fighters, militant factions in Yemen, and possibly even Iranian-backed rebels, an investigation by CNN has found. The Saudis and their coalition partners are reportedly using the U.S. arms as a way to buy the loyalties of militias...

Millennials Have More Obesity-Related Cancers Than Boomers

After examining data on 30 different cancers for 67 percent of the U.S. population over a 20-year period (from 1995-2015), the study, funded by the American Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute, found that the risk of pancreatic, colorectal, endometrial, and gallbladder cancers in ...

Powerful Men Keep Complaining That They’re Being Bullied

It's hard to be Howard Schultz. After a successful career persuading commuters to mainline burnt coffee and cake pops, the poor guy just wants to “bring the country together” and fix our “broken political system.” And though he himself would never complain—at least not explicitly—others will s...

Russia Launches Fresh Wave of Cyberattacks on U.S.

Russia’s military intelligence directorate, the GRU, has been caught in a new round of computer intrusion attempts, this time aimed at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a prominent Washington, D.C. think tank heavy with ex-government officials.

The new efforts by the ...