Headlines edition

Wednesday headlines: Risky behavior.

President Trump vetoes a resolution that would have stopped US support for the Saudi-led military campaign in Yemen.

“This resolution is an unnecessary, dangerous attempt to weaken my constitutional authorities.” As always, it’s all about him.

The five US counties with the highest IRS audit rates are all predominantly black and rural, thanks to congressional Republicans.

Among charitable giving numbers for Democratic presidential candidates, Beto O'Rourke and his wife gave one-third of 1 percent in 2017.

Bernie Sanders demonstrates the crossover appeal of Medicare for All and scores an outreach win during a risky Fox News town hall.

Poor people spend a lower percentage of their income on healthcare with the ACA than with employer-provided insurance.

Stillbirth occurs in one percent of US pregnancies. Parents use memorial YouTube videos to comprehend and convey their loss.

Measles was eliminated in the US in 2000. So far in 2019, there are 555 reported cases in 20 states.

Michigan’s measles Patient Zero, raising money for charity in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community, shows how the disease spreads in close-knit groups.

Over the last 23 years, among more than 27,000 NBA games, the first team to reach 100 points won 94% of the time.

The future of climate protests is criminal.

The social ideology of the automobile: André Gorz’s 1973 essay about the problems with car ownership remains relevant.

A brief history of the "tragic mulatto" myth, from "The Quadroons" (1842) to basically Dorothy Dandridge's whole career.

The fruit jelly slice, the most recognizable of all Passover candies, has survived because of a gelling agent derived from seaweed.

Passover foods are more delicious for "knowing that millions of other Jews are eating the very same things."

Some rejected designs and prototypes for McDonald's from 1973.

From 2011 to 2017, about 259 deaths were attributed to "killfies," or selfie deaths, though many were from “non-risky behavior.”

Photographs by Daniel Gebhart de Koekkoek of Kenji Kawakami's “Chindōgu”—gadgets to enhance life that are ultimately useless.

A PDF of the Inflatocookbook, an early-70s guide to creating inflatable art by the Ant Farm art collective.

Another series of hyper-realistic drawings, this time by Bella McGoldrick.

A music video for your coffee break: “Yellow Dust” by Miink.

A woman explains her attempts to love men, or at least screw around with them after a divorce, in the era of #MeToo.