From the New York Times: “A young man in the care of the Roman Catholic Church in the Netherlands was surgically castrated decades ago after complaining about sexual abuse, according to new evidence that only adds to the scandal engulfing the church there.”

Today in racial inequalities: African American women are less likely than white women to be diagnosed with breast cancer, but more likely to die from it.

It seems that the Senate isn’t as hopeless for Democrats as it looked last year.

Post-Mike Daisey, Tim Culpan tries to give a picture of what conditions at Apple factories actually look like.

I love Alien, and I’m a big fan of Ridley Scott, but I’m still not sure how I feel about the upcoming Prometheus: