2. I've heard Pinker was under attack, but didn't know what for. Or maybe he was under attack for a different reason — for signing that open letter about free speech and dialogue or something. Anyway, the cause of the attack that this article gives is utterly bananas. It's in the same league as attacking a hapless driver who showed an ok sign that someone interpreted as a sign of white power.
3. The New York Times ran an article with a syntactically strange headline: "Suspect Is Arrested in Grisly Killing of Tech C.E.O. Fahim Saleh" (is arrested in grisly killing?). They’ve since updated the headline to read: "Tech C.E.O.’s Former Assistant Charged With His Grisly Murder".