At a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, Attorney General Eric Holder insisted he had a "vast amount of discretion" in deciding which federal laws to enforce and how to enforce them.
- In the first such data released in more than 30 years, Medicare is shown to pay out at least $1 million a year to 4,000 doctors. The average Medicare payout for a participating doctor is $77,000 a year.
- Up to twenty students may be injured after reports of multiple stabbings at a Pittsburgh area high school.
- Security researchers say they've found a massive breach of Internet security, which they have dubbed Heartbleed. Millions of passwords, credit card numbers, and other personal data may have been exposed for several years.
- Brandeis University reversed its decision on awarding an honorary degree to the the Islam critic and women's rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali after facing criticism about the commencement speaker.
- Authorities in Ukraine promised to use force to remove demonstrators from government buildings, while Russia dismissed claims it was planning to invade the country.
Journalists and pundits who frantically doubled down on their initial bad takes deserve more criticism.
It’s an attempt to bypass Fourth and Fifth Amendment protections by insisting it’s not an arrest.
If politicians are going to paint their opponents as illegitimate, they should be prepared to receive the same treatment in return.
Sex offender registries are cruel and unjust.
That's a bad thing, even—or especially—from a libertarian perspective.