How different groups think about scientific issues (Pew Research Center).
NBA owners crying poor mouth (again). My former hallway chatter colleague, and rising sports economist-commentator, David Berri, explains the truth behind the claim (MSNBC's Sports Matters).
Cops being cops? Arizona cop arrests naked woman after entering her home illegally (RT).
Ronald Reagan: "Social Security has nothing to do with the deficit" (Samuel-Warde / Facebook).
WHEN POVERTY BECOMES A CRIME
How driving while poor became a crime in California (Think Progress).
To prison for poverty (Brave New Films).
WAL-MART BUSINESS MODEL ... TAX HAVENS AND PUBLIC ASSISTANCE
Wal-mart has $76 billion in undisclosed tax havens (Bloomberg).
Report: Wal-Mart workers cost taxpayers $6.2 billion in public assistance (Forbes).
Bombshell report finds that Wal-Mart is hiding billions of dollars to avoid paying taxes (Politicus USA).
'We had no idea it was going to do that': See 'incredible' result of throwing basketball over the edge of a dam (The Blaze).
Check out JFK's winter home in Florida, which just sold for $35 million (Lonny).
The father of the American shopping mall hated what he created (Quartz).
Mom receives surprising bill after 3-year-old son damages neighbor's car (Opposing Views).
U.S. efforts to intervene and influence conflict zones threatened by growing Chinese arms exports, which are flooding international markets (Foreign Policy).
The U.S. military's trillion dollar boondoggle ... faulty fighter planes show the defense industry's focus is on 'industry' not 'defense' (Al Jazeera).
EL CHAPO GUZMAN ESCAPES
Photos of Mexican drug kingpin enjoying life after escape (RT).
Prison break: New footage released of Mexican drug baron's escape tunnel, with video (RT).
El Chapo Guzman 'vows to make Donald Trump swallow his words' (Telegraph).
Pitbull responds to Donald Trump, telling him to watchout for "El Chapo" (Business Insider / World Star)
GOOGLE NEWS ... IT'S NOTHING PERSONAL
Google's first self-driving car in accident involving injury, passengers suffer whiplash (RT).
Germany to test drive self-driving cars, 'won't rely on Google' (RT).
The Republican Party has literally become the party of stupid (Forward Progressives).
Poll: 30% of GOP voters believe Obama wants to impose martial law in Texas (Samuel-Warde).
Thomas Piketty: Germany has never repaid its debts. It has no right to lecture Greece (The Wire).
Half the world already gets more power from renewables than from nuclear (Quartz).