Breaking News

This page features brief excerpts of stories published by the mainstream media and, less frequently, blogs, alternative media, and even obviously biased sources. The excerpts are taken directly from the websites cited in each source note. Quotation marks are not used.




  • Did Salmonella Kill Off the Aztecs?

    After Spanish conquistadors arrived in Mexico in 1519, one of the worst epidemics in human history tore through the once-mighty Aztec civilization.