Racial Controversy Stirs Mississippi Senate Runoff – NPR

NPRRacial Controversy Stirs Mississippi Senate RunoffNPRMississippi was set for a fairly mundane midterm election runoff next week — deciding who would win the final undecided U.S. Senate seat in a state that easily elects Republicans, until a senator greeted a cattle rancher. … That video prompted an …Cindy Hyde-Smith, … [Read More...]

Monsanto appeals $78M verdict in California weed killer suit

In this Oct. 10, 2018 file photo, plaintiff DeWayne Johnson, a school groundskeeper who says Roundup weed-killer caused his cancer, leaves a courtroom in San Francisco. Agribusiness giant Monsanto is appealing a $78 million verdict in favor of a dying California man who said the company's widely used Roundup weed … [Read More...]