A.P. reports that "a $4 billion battle to wean Colombian farmers off the cocaine trade through a combination of military might and U.S. aid [a.k.a. Plan Colombia] is quietly being cut back in a region where cocaine production is surging." Unfortunately, it's the "carrot" part of the program—economic development aid administered by USAID—that's shrinking, while the "stick" of aerial fumigation evidently will remain as big and hard as ever, despite its complete lack of success in curtailing cocaine consumption by Americans.
Fourth Amendment advocates win big in Lange v. California.
A social media struggle in the New Hampshire L.P. fractured a state party and triggered a national meltdown.
A training session for graduate students urged them to prohibit students from discussing problematic views.
"I didn't think it was a big deal," says Kim Blalock. "My son is perfectly fine."