Headlines Edition

Thursday headlines: When a wife earns more.

The Manafort trial sees much talk of expensive cars, clothes, and furnishings, none of Manafort’s work running Trump’s campaign.

Day three is likely to be another day “heavy on documents and details.”

After the President tells the Attorney General to shut down the Mueller probe, his lawyers scramble to insist he’s not ordering him to do so, no, no, no.

QAnon fans turn a Trump rally in Florida into "a tableau of delusion and paranoia."

A pro-Trump town in California, burned by wildfire, blames the flames on efforts to limit logging, not climate change.

Here’s where the piece goes wrong, I think: It tries to make the story one of noble (if inevitable) failure on everyone’s part; along the way, it misses the bigger story—the appalling success of powerful interests who chose to preserve profits while setting the planet ablaze. A critique of the big New York Times climate change story by Nathaniel Rich. In short: you can’t let industry and Reagan off the hook.

Californian birds breed one week earlier today than a century ago, thanks to climate change.

Russia's deeply flawed healthcare system often pushes HIV patients into the arms of HIV denialists.

"This is not just an election thing." Brief analysis of 2,973,371 tweets from 2,848 Russian trolls.

Americans underestimate the extent of spying in their midst because they're looking for Ethan Hunt, not bureaucrats.

Human beings influence each other constantly. From gaslighting to advertising, at what point does it become immoral?

Locals in Greece are cross-breeding stronger mules to carry obese tourists from the United Kingdom.

Video: Shanghai’s Urban Planning Exhibition Center contains a 1:500 scale model of the city, showing all existing and approved buildings according to the city’s master plan for 2020.

Sculptor Alex Chinneck just unzipped an office building. (Many of his other public art pieces are equally stunning.)

We liked a lot of recent paintings by Los Angeles artist Christina Quarles.

One of the world's best photographers refuses to play by the art market: he still charges $700 for his prints.

Uniqlo's puffy vest machine in San Francisco International Airport rakes in about $10,000 a month.

According to the US Census, when a wife earns more, both husbands and wives inflate the husband’s earnings and reduce the wife’s.

Researchers propose a new kind of social anxiety: "reciprocation anxiety," for distress from receiving favors.

Now available: 16,000 sound effects used by the BBC in radio plays over the course of the 20th century.

A large number of Lennon-McCartney songs have disputed authorship. Statistical analysis tries to solve the puzzle.