- via ESPNPresident Obama's approval ratings hit a
new low of
41 percent in the latest Washington Post-ABC News
- Secretary of State
John Kerry told an audience in Estonia that his country awarded
government critics instead of sending them to prison just days
after the Obama Administration appeared before the Supreme Court to
argue against a New York Times reporter's attempt to avoid
jail for declining to reveal a source.
Air Force blames "stigma" associated with its drone program as
the cause of "lower quality pilots" and recruitment issues
identified in a report from the Government Accountability
- The Supreme Court upheld a rule by the
Environmental Protection Agency concerning cross-state
pollution created by coal-fired power plants, permitting the agency
to regulate it.
- The county government in Spotsylvania,
Virginia, has put a cap on "special-event permits," forcing at
least one couple to stop hosting weddings at their wedding venue.
Neighbors complained last year about the potential for drunk
drivers and other "safety concerns."
- L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling was hit with a lifetime ban
National Basketball Association, whose owners may also vote to
force him to sell his team.
- The New York Mets boycotted a reporter from
the New York Post; the reporter's story about the
285-pound pitcher Bartolo Colon's recent win included "LARDBALL" in
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