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This Week In Crazy: Cliven Bundy Should Stop Talking, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing. ...

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Fire Rages At Wyoming Natural Gas Plant; Town’s Evacuation Lifted

Fire Rages At Wyoming Natural Gas Plant; Town’s Evacuation Lifted

By Paresh Dave, Los Angeles Times Soaring flames kept a major natural gas plant in southwestern Wyoming closed Thursday, affecting fuel supplies across the West. The fire followed ...

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Jewish Centers Murder Suspect Was Once Caught With Black Male Prostitute, Former Prosecutor Says

Jewish Centers Murder Suspect Was Once Caught With Black Male Prostitute, Former Prosecutor Says

By Judy L. Thomas, The Kansas City Star KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police in Raleigh, N.C., wrote an incident report after finding F. Glenn Miller Jr. in the car, said Douglas McCullough, ...

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Adrianne Wadewitz, Scholar Who Helped Diversify Wikipedia, Dies At 37

Adrianne Wadewitz, Scholar Who Helped Diversify Wikipedia, Dies At 37

By Elaine Woo, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — When Adrianne Wadewitz became a Wikipedia contributor 10 years ago she decided to use a pseudonym, certain that fellow scholars at I ...

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Childhood Vaccines Save 731,700 Lives And $1.7 Trillion, CDC Says

Childhood Vaccines Save 731,700 Lives And $1.7 Trillion, CDC Says

By Karen Kaplan, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — How much are childhood vaccines worth to America? Nearly $1.7 trillion, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Preventio ...

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Fresno ranks No. 1 on California pollution list

Fresno ranks No. 1 on California pollution list

By Diana Marcum, Los Angeles Times FRESNO, Calif. — California’s new effort to map the areas most at risk from pollution features hot spots up and down California. But nowhere are ...

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Holder Cancels Speech In Oklahoma City Amid Conservative Protests

Holder Cancels Speech In Oklahoma City Amid Conservative Protests

By Timothy M. Phelps, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Eric H. Holder Jr. is a traveling attorney general, with a penchant for trips around the country and the world to give ...

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Poll: Less Than 20 Percent Of Conservatives Want Jeb Bush As President

Poll: Less Than 20 Percent Of Conservatives Want Jeb Bush As President

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush acknowledged for the first time on Wednesday that he is "thinking about running for president." According to a new Economist/YouGov poll, however, ...

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Northwestern Football Players To Vote On Unionization Friday

Northwestern Football Players To Vote On Unionization Friday

Last month, the National Labor Relations Board made a surprising decision that recognized football players at Northwestern University as employees of the university, and, conseque ...

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