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Omaha bar owner who shot a black protester will not be charged

The family of a black man killed by a white bar owner during protests in Omaha, Nebraska, believes a prosecutor rushed to judgment by declaring the shooting an act of self-defense. Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine on Monday told reporters that after viewing videos of the incident with police officials and homicide detectives, he decided…MORE

We’re 22 weeks into 2020. The next 22 could feel like another eternity

We’re 22 weeks into 2020. The next 22 could feel like another eternity

We’re at the midway point of 2020, in terms of the coming presidential election. Twenty-two weeks ago was New Year’s. Twenty-two weeks from now is Election Day. Twenty-two weeks is a lifetime in politics, as CNN political director David Chalian will tell you. (He’s the one who noted the 22 week detail on Tuesday). And…MORE

Two lefties make a right, if you’re a rare garden snail

Two lefties make a right, if you’re a rare garden snail

A scientific journey that began with a lovelorn snail has provided new information regarding the cause of that snail’s rare shell. The lovesick gastropod was a garden snail called Jeremy, named after the reportedly garden-loving, left-wing UK politician Jeremy Corbyn, according to a study published Tuesday in the journal Biology Letters. Jeremy was rare for…MORE