Mississippi lawmaker admits his education bill is to protect creationism | Ars Technica

“I just don’t want my teachers punished… for bringing creationism into the debate.”

Source: Mississippi lawmaker admits his education bill is to protect creationism | Ars Technica

In comeback bid, Shkreli’s old company gets OK to buy life-saving drug | Ars Technica


Amid outcry, KaloBios may jack the drug’s price and make millions off FDA voucher.

Source: In comeback bid, Shkreli’s old company gets OK to buy life-saving drug | Ars Technica

AT&T gave $62K to lawmakers months before vote to limit muni broadband | Ars Technica


Missouri bill would make it difficult for cities to offer Internet service.

Source: AT&T gave $62K to lawmakers months before vote to limit muni broadband | Ars Technica

Texas cop indicted for searching car of activist filming the police | Ars Technica


“Are you going to identify yourself?” meets “What crime have I committed?”

Source: Texas cop indicted for searching car of activist filming the police | Ars Technica

Dentist said to hit patients will pay $12k for trying to out YouTube critic | Ars Technica


“Psycho dentist” video remains up, and the attempt to remove it was costly.

Source: Dentist said to hit patients will pay $12k for trying to out YouTube critic | Ars Technica

Body cam captures man’s final words—begging the cops to get off of him


“Sir, we’re not killing you,” one of a handful of officers is overheard saying.

Source: Body cam captures man’s final words—begging the cops to get off of him

Disney CEO asks employees to chip in to pay copyright lobbyists | Ars Technica


Letter boasts of beating Aereo, getting TPP—and wants workers’ help in 2016.

Source: Disney CEO asks employees to chip in to pay copyright lobbyists | Ars Technica

Obama’s Plan to Close Guantánamo Would Establish Indefinite Detention on U.S. Soil


Human rights advocates described the president’s proposal “as a plan to move Guantánamo to another ZIP code.”

Source: Obama’s Plan to Close Guantánamo Would Establish Indefinite Detention on U.S. Soil