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Opinion Elizabeth Holmes' surprising defense

Caroline Polisi is a federal and white-collar criminal defense attorney in New York City and a lecturer in law at Columbia Law School. She frequently appears on CNN as a legal analyst and is featured on this season of “The Dropout: Elizabeth Holmes on Trial.” Follow her on Twitter @CarolinePolisi. The views expressed in this… Read More »

Former Marine Suspected In Florida Shooting Deaths Of Mother Baby And

A judge ruled that Bryan Riley, the 33-year-old former Marine sharpshooter Florida police say shot and killed a mother, her three-month-old baby, and two others in Florida over the weekend, will be held in custody without bail. Authorities say Riley served four years in the Marines and did tours of Iraq and Afghanistan before being… Read More »

Researchers Doubt That Certain Mental Disorders Are Disorders At All

What if mental disorders like anxiety, depression or post-traumatic stress disorder aren’t mental disorders at all? In a compelling new paper, biological anthropologists call on the scientific community to rethink mental illness. With a thorough review of the evidence, they show good reasons to think of depression or PTSD as responses to adversity rather than… Read More »

Some QAnon believers are being driven to violence Experts say mental

Anthony Beckett apologized to his pregnant girlfriend as he tried to force her head underwater.”I need to do this, I need to do this,” the soon-to-be father of three from Middlesbrough, England, told his stunned partner who was taking a bath, according to court documents seen by Insider. Beckett, who had become obsessed with the… Read More »

Alabama Senate approves medical marijuana bill

Alabama senators took only about 15 minutes this afternoon to pass a bill to regulate the production, sales and use of medical marijuana. The legislation would still have to pass the House of Representatives to become law. On a 21-8 vote, the Senate passed the bill by Sen. Tim Melson, R-Florence. It would allow doctors… Read More »