6 days ago | Animal Welfare
Generally speaking, zoos are in the business of selling tickets. If they can help conserve and protect the animals they display along the way, that's nice too, but to exist, zoos need to put on a show, and that means they need animals to fill what...
10 days ago | Environment
Dallas, a city that has repeatedly gotten in trouble for concentrating its affordable housing in poor, blighted areas, safely away from white people, is now being praised for housing poor people on a site that used to be contaminated with lead. So...
11 days ago | Courts
Late at night in January 2014, a group of teenage boys walked into the bedroom of a neighbor without being invited, claims a Southlake police report. They asked for a grinder, which, the Southlake PD's report explains, "is commonly used with marih...
13 days ago | Courts
You're forgiven if you have trouble keeping straight all the times that the Johnson & Johnson has gotten in trouble. In recent years, the pharmaceutical maker has faced an FBI investigation over a surgical device that caused doctors to acciden...
16 days ago | Real Estate
The easy argument to make is that people shouldn't move to neighborhoods known for the nightlife and then complain about the nightlife. But have any of you intelligent, classy Observer readers partied in Uptown recently? Who among...
18 days ago | Environment
Cattle, like other mammals raised on a pasture, eat grass. But if there's one things humans do well, it's mess with nature, and so hundreds of years ago humans began sharing their discovery that feeding cattle corn makes them grow fatter more quic...