FROM Barbara Liston
George Zimmerman Appears in Court Trayvon Martin's mother, Sybrina Fulton, said on NBC's Today Show this morning that she thinks George Zimmerman shot her son " by accident ." (She has since retracted that statement.) In any case, Zimmerman — who wasn't arrested after the killing in Sanford, Florida — is now in custody, charged with second degree murder. Zimmerman appeared in court today. Barbara Liston is reporting for the Reuters News Service .
After Syria strike a new Trump doctrine emerges The President who promised an end to entanglements in the Middle East and snuggled up to Vladimir Putin has now outraged Russia with surprise missile attacks on Syria. That's raised questions about who's running the White House? We hear a variety of answers.
Will the march for science politicize objective research? Protesters are gathering all over the country for tomorrow's Earth Day March for Science. Since President Trump has proposed massive cuts in basic scientific research, will the movement be perceived as partisan politics — whether scientists themselves like it or not?
Why Don't Facts Matter? "Fake News" may have a long history, but social media and 21st Century politics have brought it front and center. One reason for its appeal and its power is the tendency of so many people to cling to their beliefs — even when confronted with contradictory evidence. Today, another look at the Emotional States of America.