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Disability Rights Center Sues NH Prison To Get Death Probe of Mentally Ill Inmate
The Disability Rights Center - NH filed a lawsuit Tuesday in federal court seeking access to the death investigation of Phillip Borcuk, 34, who was a resident at the Residential Treatment Unit at the NH State Prison for Men when he died in December.
Fire Danger Persists for Polaris Off-Road Vehicles
In recent years, Polaris Industries, the leading producer of off-road vehicles, has recalled hundreds of thousands of its trail machines due to a fire danger. The hazard is linked to at least three deaths and three dozen injuries ranging from minor scrapes to limbs burned so badly amputation was required.
What if I Ruled the World, or Maybe Just Facebook, Which Is Sort of the Same Thing
If I were Mark Zuckerberg, I’d probably be doing a lot of tossing and turning in my bed at night. His beloved Facebook is under attack.
How Political Pessimism Helps Doom Tougher Gun Laws
Barely had the death toll of 17 been announced last week after the shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida than The Washington Post declared, “The gun debate is going nowhere quickly after Parkland.” CNN offered: “Amid continued string of mass shootings, gun control going nowhere in Congress.” After 59 concert-goers were mowed down in October, former Democratic congressman Steve Israel put to rest any hope for reform in a New York Times op-ed column titled “Nothing Will Change After the Las Vegas Shooting.”