HUNDREDS OF EARTHQUAKES RATTLE THE U.S. AS THE LEVEL OF SEISMIC ACTIVITY IN NORTH AMERICA CONTINUES TO RISE
But of much greater concern is what has been happening along the west coast. The two major quakes that hit California in July were followed by more than 100,000 aftershocks, and scientists are warning that this “may have increased stress on parts of a major dormant fault line”…
The decline in life expectancy is occurring in part due to deaths from despair. From 2007 to 2017, the mortality rate from drug overdoses increased 82%, to 21.7 deaths from 11.9 per 100,000. Over the same 10-year period, suicide rates increased 24%, to 14.0 deaths from 11.3 per 100,000 resident population.
According to Newsweek’s source — “one regional intelligence official asking not to be identified by name or nation” — Abdullah Qardash, the group’s director of “Muslim affairs” will take al-Baghdadi’s place as the leader and figurehead of the Islamic State and the so-called “Caliphate.”
“Prime editing” is more precise and more efficient than CRISPR and could herald a new era of genetic manipulation.
Partisan political division and the resulting incivility has reached a low in America, with 67% believing that the nation is nearing civil war, according to a new national survey.
“The majority of Americans believe that we are two-thirds of the way to being on the edge of civil war. That to me is a very pessimistic place,” said Mo Elleithee, the executive director of Georgetown University’s Institute of Politics and Public Service.
On Tuesday’s episode of “The Andrew Klavan Show,” Klavan talks about a Texas dad who is losing a legal battle to protect his 7-year-old son from his mother, who wants her son to be a girl. Video and partial transcript below:
I want to be careful about this story [from Texas] because I only have it from one side. I have it from Life Site News, which of course, is a very powerful pro-life site. I know, I’ve covered trials as a reporter, and I know that what people hear in the jury box is not what people hear when they read the newspaper. Okay, so sometimes the jury makes a decision and everybody goes that makes no sense at all, but it does make sense and it would have made sense if you had been there.