Links for you. Science:
New York is fighting its worst outbreak of measles in decades
The National Weather Service is ‘open,’ but your forecast is worse because of the shutdown
Reconciling the potentially irreconcilable? Genotypic and phenotypic amoxicillin-clavulanate resistance in Escherichia coli
Into the deep: Deep sea mining is upon us, whether you would risk it or not
Plants that grow 40% faster: they’re real, and they’re spectacular
Progressive Ideas Matter to Voters. So Why Do Democrats Fixate on the Identity of the Messenger? (excellent)
When Alan Greenspan Worried about Overly Large Budget Surpluses
Could a Chinese-made Metro car spy on us? Many experts say yes.
A Fond Farewell To Black Cat’s Backstage, Red Room, and Food For Thought
Trump Is Grinding the System to a Halt: Thousands of air-traffic controllers and TSA employees continue to work without pay. It’s unfair—and it’s potentially dangerous.
Elizabeth Warren and Her Party of Ideas
Rashida Tlaib Said Nothing Wrong (no, she didn’t)
On Being a Woman in America While Trying to Avoid Being Assaulted
I Was Pregnant and in Crisis. All the Doctors and Nurses Saw Was an Incompetent Black Woman
Who placed a classified ad in The Washington Post looking for a flux capacitor?
Why are the networks giving Donald Trump airtime to sell his racist lies?
Now If Pay-Go Isn’t Repealed It Will Be All Yertle’s Fault
Oh my god have I got a story for you. It involves rats.
Congressional Staffing for Dummies: The Pay Go Dispute
Not So Fast: Trump Called The Chinese ‘Motherf**kers’ In Vegas Speech
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Making All the Right People Crazy
Pricey campus housing triggers a debate in Boston
A cautious hope emerges among Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s constituents