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Headlines Edition

Thursday headlines: You know, for kids.

Beto O’Rourke becomes the eleventh current or former elected official to enter the 2020 Democratic presidential primaries.

Andrew Sullivan on what happened when Britain's Labour party went hard left.

The President faces his first two vetoes after Senate Republicans break rank over Yemen and Trump’s border wall.

Trump’s former campaign chairman gets more than seven years in prison, then gets indicted in New York.

There were 17 homicides in a single week in late September. The year would end with 309 homicides—the fourth straight year above 300. It was the early 1990s all over again—or even worse, considering that the city was now registering comparable numbers despite having 100,000 fewer people living in it. How Baltimore has gotten worse.

Air pollution is disproportionately caused by whites' consumerism, and disproportionately inhaled by black and Hispanic Americans.

All Boeing 737 Max planes in the US get grounded.

"You know, for kids." Buy some Rooster books for $5 and Field Notes will donate 100% of the proceeds to 826 National.

Hungary uses the “distracted boyfriend” image to promote its "family protection action plan."

Cardinal George Pell of Australia becomes the Vatican’s most senior cleric to be found guilty of child molestation.

California’s governor issues an executive order to suspend the state’s death penalty.

As the digital wellness movement becomes an industry, it's whitewashing "deeper structural issues within the tech industry."

Reportedly dead: millennial pink.

“The red line, of length 2, is perpendicular to the bases of the three semicircles. What’s the total shaded area?” A puzzle for your pi day.

In case you’ve got some extra time on your hands: help climate scientists by digitizing weather observations from the 1860s.