A federal jury finds former President Donald Trump liable for battery and defamation in a lawsuit brought by writer E. Jean Carroll. / NPR

The monetary outcome of the trial is "a minor facet of her victory." / Slate

Alex Tabarrok: The FDA shows once again it doesn't trust women. / Marginal Revolution

Megan Keller: Smarter use of antibiotics could stop the evolution of tolerant bacteria. / The Conversation

A new Supreme Court case seeks to legalize assault weapons in all 50 states. / Vox

In many midwestern communities, children are forced to crawl through stopped trains to get to school. / ProPublica 

A new survey finds 50% of Gen Z wishing to take a break from their phone, but only 20% of Baby Boomers. / FastCompany

A new credit card aimed at the wellness set offers perks like free salads and credits toward probiotic pill subscriptions. / The New Consumer

"Xenia means "guest-friendship" and is the concept of hospitality." A dozen terms from Ancient Greek worthy of a comeback. / Classical Wisdom

See also: The secrets of an obituary writer. / Meditations in an Emergency

A man holding up a sign on the street saw "greatness" in the Lakers when no one else did. / The New York Times

LA's iconic basketball courts in Venice Beach are getting another turn on the big screen. / Wildsam

A brief history of the Flatiron Building, "New York City's strangest tower." / Open Culture