The U.S. is deploying 80 troops to Chad to aid in the search for nearly 300 Nigerian girls kidnapped by Boko Haram last month.
- Thirty one people were killed in a terrorist attack in Urumqi, China, that involved multiple explosives and two SUVs being driven into crowds.
- Two Georgia Democrats have joined in the calls for the resignation of Veterans' Affairs (VA) Secretary Eric Shinseki. A whistleblowing VA police officer in Miami, meanwhile, says the veterans hospital there is plagued by theft, abuse, and drug dealing.
- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi selected Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) to serve as the top Democrat on the select committee on Benghazi and made four other appointments.
- Activists and McDonald's workers went to the company's corporate headquarters in Oak Brook, Illinois, to protest for higher wages; 138 of them were arrested on charges of trespassing.
- A new poll found 47 percent of unemployed respondents saying they've "completely given up on looking for a job."
- Caltech announced that last year one of its telescopes observed a star going supernova.
Glenn Greenwald Resigns from The Intercept, Citing 'Pathologies, Illiberalism, Repressive Mentality' of Pro-Biden Newsroom
The progressive outlet's co-founder claims he was prevented from publishing an article because it was critical of Joe Biden.
Yet the Libertarian presidential nominee is still not being polled in one-third of the country, including states that are historically friendly to third-party candidates.
Who could have predicted that intolerable rules won’t be tolerated?
Yes, and it's only going to get cheaper.
The former vice president's vision of an all-powerful government goes far beyond massive spending and tax hikes.