Judge Amy Berman Jackson imposes gag order on Roger Stone, can no longer speak publicly about the investigation or case

“No, Mr. Stone, I’m not giving you another chance,” Judge Amy Berman Jackson said. "I have serious doubt whether you learned any lesson at all."

AT&T becomes latest YouTube advertiser to pull ads over pedophile problem

"Until Google can protect our brand from offensive content of any kind, we are removing all advertising from YouTube," an AT&T spokesperson told CNBC.

'Monkees' star Peter Tork dead at 77

Monkees star Peter Tork, who played bass and keyboard on hits like "Daydream Believer" and co-starred in the band's popular 1960s comedy TV show, has died at 77. Read the rest

China uses DNA tech to spy on people. Yale geneticist and a U.S. biotech helped.

“The Chinese authorities turned to a Massachusetts company and a prominent Yale researcher as they built an enormous system of surveillance and control.”

This is a heck of a story about how genetic surveillance, powered by American know-how, is being used to oppress the Muslim minority Uighur population and others in China, from the New York Times. Read the rest

Trump's former Moscow associate David Geovanis targeted in Senate Russia investigation

He's the guy with the half-nude woman in this photo.

Cruising through thousands of cownose rays

That's a lot of sea flap-flaps right there.

This is what a very happy dog looks like

He's either very content, or high.

CNN hires former Jeff Sessions GOP operative as political editor

She has no experience in the news business, but plenty in Trump business.

Supreme court curbs states' power to levy fines and seize property through civil forfeiture

The Supreme Court today unanimously rules for Tyson Timbs, a small-time drug offender whose $42,000 Land Rover was seized by the state of Indiana as a civil forfeiture. Read the rest

French TV cuts Facebook Live video from desecrated Jewish cemetery due to anti-Semitic troll swarm

On Wednesday, the TV network France 3 was forced to cut off a live Facebook broadcast from a desecrated Jewish cemetery in eastern France when trolls swarmed the feed and filled it with anti-Semitic hate comments. Read the rest

Rapper Willie Bo shot 25 times in his car by 6 police after falling asleep in Taco Bell drive-thru

“Overkill is an understatement,” the family’s lawyer said.

Huawei president Ren Zhengfei: We won't spy on US even if Chinese law requires us to, what backdoors?

In his first U.S. TV interview, Ren Zhengfei describes Huawei as “a tomato” crushed between two superpowers.

#Grombre thoughts: Why many women are going grey

The social media-driven #grombre movement celebrates the natural phenomenon of grey hair (and silver, salt-and-pepper, white, and so on).

How to become a spaceship pilot

How do you become a spaceship pilot? Read the rest

#JoinJuliana: Kids suing U.S. government over climate change need your help

'They said we could never win. And then we started winning.' — Young people around the U.S. are taking legal action in the fight against climate change. #JoinJuliana

Here is a thing you can do to help eligible voters vote in 2020

Help a disadvantaged fellow American obtain an ID to get a job, a safe place to live, and so they can vote.

What did we do to deserve dogs?

This is what happiness and best-friends-forever friendship looks like. Read the rest

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