Apple launches dedicated store for military and veterans with discounted iPhones, iPads, and more – 9to5Mac

 @michaelpotuck

Apple has … opened up a new online store for active military personnel and veterans to make purchasing its products at a discount more accessible. Different from its education pricing, eligible military customers will receive 10% off Apple products, and the new discounted pricing even includes iPhones, Apple Watch, accessories, and more.
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As reported by Steven Aquino, Apple’s new Veterans and Military Store webpage offers 10% off on what looks like all of its products. The new storefront comes just in time for the holiday season.
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One great aspect to this military discount is that immediate family members can take advantage of it, proving especially useful for active military who are currently deployed.
 
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1L Gets Statutory Tattoo And It’s Awesome | Above the Law

Elie Mystal

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I mean, homegirl even tattooed a mouse cursor hovering over the statute. How can I not love that? I know I’m supposed to be Mr. Cynical Internet Man, but getting a Stat Tat (let’s make that a thing) is endearing.

How Incarcerated Parents Are Losing Their Children Forever | The Marshall Project

By Eli Hager and Anna Flagg

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Mothers and fathers who have a child placed in foster care because they are incarcerated — but who have not been accused of child abuse, neglect, endangerment, or even drug or alcohol use — are more likely to have their parental rights terminated than those who physically or sexually assault their kids, according to a Marshall Project analysis of approximately 3 million child-welfare cases nationally.
 
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The Case of Karl Taylor and the Failures of Prison Mental Health Care | The Marshall Project

Why is Karl Taylor dead? His violent death in an upstate New York prison in April 2015 is another tragic story of the deadly consequences of having mentally ill inmates guarded by correctional officers with neither the training nor inclination to humanely handle them. It’s also a story of missed opportunities, for both the victim and his guards. In collaboration with The Atlantic, TMP’s Tom Robbins pieces together the story.

Internal Revenue Service (@irsnews) • Instagram photos and videos

  IRS Launches Instagram Account to Help Taxpayers


As part of a larger mission of helping all taxpayers understand and meet their tax responsibilities, the Internal Revenue Service announced today its debut on Instagram, adding this platform to its social media portfolio. The IRSNews account, www.instagram.com/irsnews, will provide taxpayers the latest information on a variety of topics as taxpayers face numerous tax law changes for the upcoming 2019 filing season related to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.