- The Swedish authorities announce that WikiLeaks' founder is wanted for rape, and then just as swiftly they withdraw the charge.
- A New York gubernatorial candidate calls for drawing the welfare state and the penal state even closer together.
- The Haitian government bars Wyclef Jean from the presidential election.
- Why Pakistan arrested Abdul Ghani Baradar.
- The ongoing failure of a mortgage relief program.
- The death of a Disney economist.
The Eighth Amendment prohibition against excessive fines and fees applies to states as well, SCOTUS rules, opening a new way to challenge outlandish forfeitures.
"Anyone, regardless of age, accused of such disgraceful actions will be charged accordingly."
You might want to think twice about putting that new gun on your credit card.
The Justice Department says Dennis Tuttle and Rhogena Nicholas were killed in an operation based on a fraudulent warrant triggered by a false report to police.
The senator from Massachusetts thinks more Americans should join the military. Why?