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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 »

New California bill would decriminalize psychedelics expunge criminal

LOS ANGELES — California is on the verge of becoming the latest state to decriminalize psychedelics for personal and therapeutic use, building on a growing movement across the country to rethink the so-called war on drugs. The bill, introduced Thursday by state Sen. Scott Wiener, a Democrat who represents San Francisco, would decriminalize substances such… Read More »

Evan Rachel Wood says Marilyn Manson ‘horrifically abused me for years’

“Westworld” actor Evan Rachel Wood, who has testified before Congress about her experience with domestic and sexual violence, said Monday that she was “horrifically” abused by the musician Marilyn Manson, her ex-partner. In a post on Instagram, Wood wrote that Manson, whose real name is Brian Warner, “started grooming me when I was a teenager… Read More »