Pregnancy Care Was Always Lacking in Jails. It Could Get Worse.

  • February 23, 2024
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This story also ran on The 19th. It can be republished for free. It was about midnight in June 2022 when police officers showed up at Angela Colliers door and told her that someone anonymously requested a welfare check because they thought she might have had a miscarriage. Standing in front of the concrete steps […]

Death and Redemption in an American Prison

  • February 23, 2024
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Steven Garner doesnt like to talk about the day that changed his life. A New Orleans barroom altercation in 1990 escalated to the point where Garner, then 18, and his younger brother Glenn shot and killed another man. The Garners claimed self-defense, but a jury found them guilty of second-degree murder. They were sentenced to […]

Googles AI-Powered Image Generator Gemini Under Fire For Racial, Political Bias

  • February 23, 2024
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Maybe the Founding Fathers were actually black? Yesterday, Google’s artificial intelligencepowered image generator, Gemini, came under rightful fire for being utterly unable to depict historical and hypothetical events without forcing relevant characters to be nonwhite. “Google’s AI chatbot just erased white people from human history,” wrote Mike Solana over atPirate Wires. It’s not really an […]

Is Another Government Shutdown Coming?

  • February 23, 2024
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When lawmakers return to Washington next week, they will have just days to avoid a partial government shutdown that could occur on March 1the first of a series of new fiscal deadlines created during the most recent near-shutdown in November. It seems highly unlikely that Congress will actually pass a complete budget deal before the […]

Don’t Let Crime Fears Undermine Americans’ Rights

  • February 23, 2024
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Whenever the nation faces a safety threate.g., a high-profile shooting, a wave of smash-and-grab robberiesor an act of terrorismthe public clamors for action, and politicians and police agencies respond with proposals to increase their power. The new laws, however, always have disturbing unintended consequences that stay with us for decadesand they often fail to protect […]

Trump-Inspired MAGA Coin Skyrockets 20% To Outshine Dogecoin, Shiba Inu After Ex-President Softens Bitcoin Stance

  • February 23, 2024
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Loading… Loading… A meme coin known as MAGA TRUMP/USD saw a 20% surge in value in the last 24 hours, outperforming more established players like Dogecoin DOGE/USD and self-proclaimedDogecoin Killer' Shiba InuSHIB/USD . What Happened: DOGE and SHIB were up 2% each on Friday. Presently, MAGA is trading at $3.63. Launched on Aug. 11, 2023, […]

Windows-as-a-nuisance: How I clean up a clean install of Windows 11 and Edge

  • February 23, 2024
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windows, shhhhhhh — Windows-as-a-nuisance: How I clean up a clean install of Windows 11 and Edge Tips and tricks for making Microsoft leave you alone while you use your PC. Andrew Cunningham – Feb 23, 2024 12:00 pm UTC EnlargeAurich Lawson | Getty Images reader comments 114 I’ve written before about my nostalgia for the […]

Is Another Government Shutdown Coming?

  • February 23, 2024
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When lawmakers return to Washington next week, they will have just days to avoid a partial government shutdown that could occur on March 1the first of a series of new fiscal deadlines created during the most recent near-shutdown in November. It seems highly unlikely that Congress will actually pass a complete budget deal before the […]