Things I’ve found interesting January 3rd 2020

Prosecutors seek to keep identities of two alleged R. Kelly victims secret even from the singer, cite concerns of intimidation

The rise and fall of the Hummer, America’s most needlessly masculine vehicle

Ron Howard unloads on Trump: ‘Self-serving, dishonest, morally bankrupt ego maniac

Tessa Majors Murder: 13-Year-Old Suspect Must Remain in Custody

This Retro Dream House in Des Peres Has a Barbie Pink Kitchen

The Bears’ Super Bowl XX win to be considered in search for greatest moment in NFL history

Met Office: Last decade ‘second hottest in 100 years’

Members of Congress ask Supreme Court to ‘reconsider’ landmark Roe v. Wade abortion ruling

How to see the Quadrantid meteor shower bring in 2020 with a blast

These US companies offered the highest pay for software engineers in 2019

The Unequal Burden of Urban Lead

Bohemian Rhapsody was most-watched film at home in 2019

Mounties defend social media profiling after assembling portrait of activist

Legal Weed Sales in Illinois Draw 4-Hour Dispensary Lines in Collinsville

Chief: New Year’s Day in St. Louis ‘most violent’ in memory

‘Completely unsustainable’: How streaming and other data demands take a toll on the environment

Australian prime minister is jeered in wildfire-ravaged zone

Smart speaker maker Sonos takes heat for deliberately bricking older kit with ‘Trade Up’ plan

Bill Gates calls for higher taxes on the rich

Man arrested in connection with Northern California highway rampage

Pending decision on Huawei 5G puts Trudeau government under pressure

The Health Effects of Wildfire Smoke May Last a Lifetime

Atlantia hit by concerns over Italy motorway concession

Australia Just Went Through Its Hottest Year on Record

DeLoreans invade Springfield Illinois

At $22,000, Canadian, Could This 1982 DeLorean DMC-12 Be A 2020 Vision?

Volvo 122S Indianapolis

At $5,000, Would You Ring In The New Year With This 1974 Volvo 140?

Uber’s Suit To Block California’s Independent Contractor Law Is A Story Of American Misery

The wellness industry is selling you the myth that a healthy life is expensive

E.U. nationals face ‘humiliation’ of applying to stay in the U.K. post-Brexit

Police: Missouri man and his goat carjacked outside adult video store

Carjacker on meth abducts man and his pet goat from Missouri adult store, cops say

AT&T is cutting jobs, but Trump is focused on its management of CNN instead President Trump appears to be fine with AT&T slashing jobs.

Passports that won’t scan are the latest problem in the quest for Real ID license

It Looks Like Health Insurance, but It’s Not. ‘Just Trust God,’ Buyers Are Told.

Buyer beware: When religion, politics, health care and money collide