Research on transgender brains may not be as helpful as you think

A pair of new studies suggests that the brains of transgender people are more like those of people from the gender group they identify with than people belonging to the gender group they were assigned at birth. The findings — which held true even for children…

Democrats introduce bill reinstating key cybersecurity position after White House eliminates it

A pair of Democratic congressmen have introduced a bill meant to reinstate a key cybersecurity position in the White house after national security adviser John Bolton reportedly eliminated the role on Tuesday. The bill, which Reps. Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Ted Lieu (D-CA) introduced, would create a permanent…

Georgia Republican so upset the NRA endorsed his rival he challenged him to a shoot-out

A pair of Republican contenders in Georgia’s lieutenant governor primary might have a shoot-out at “high noon” Friday. If the challenge is accepted, it wouldn’t be a Hamilton-style duel, but a clay pigeon-shooting competition as some sort of measure of who’s actually the most pro-gun….

NRA admits to receiving foreign funds, but Sen. Wyden wants more answers

A pair of letters released on Tuesday reveal that the National Rifle Association (NRA) has received foreign funds, calling into question that much further the tens of millions of dollars the NRA donated to the Donald Trump campaign — money that came from an arm…

Facebook’s denials, lawsuit threats in wake of massive breach

A breach by any other name, as Facebook learned over the weekend, is still a breach. After a pair of bombshell reports in The New York Times and The Observer, which revealed that Cambridge Analytica — a data firm working for Donald Trump’s campaign —…

Avis and Budget dump the NRA

A pair of major car rental companies are the latest to sever ties to the National Rifle Association (NRA). Both Avis and Budget, car rental companies operated by the same parent company, offered up to 25 percent off base rate to NRA members. On Friday,…

Two national moving companies cut ties with NRA

A pair of major moving companies are the latest to sever ties to the National Rifle Association. Both Allied Van Lines and North American Van Lines, moving companies operated by the same parent company, offered unspecified discounts for NRA members. On Friday, the parent company…