- More than 70 percent of U.S. troops surveyed opposed putting "boots on the ground" in Iraq in order to fight the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS). The leader of the Al-Qaeda affiliate in Syria, meanwhile, warned of terrorist attacks in the U.S. and Europe as retribution for air strikes against their group and ISIS in the country.
- Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says he wants an investigation into how a contract employee was able to start a fire at a regional flight control center that caused the cancellation of thousands of flights in and out of Chicago and disrupted air traffic nationwide.
- Gov. Jerry Brown (D-Ca.) vetoed a bill that would have limited police use of drones in the state.
- A doctor who may have contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone returned to the United States and checked himself in with the National Institute of Health.
- Anti-Beijing, pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong grew after police used tear gas to disperse protesters.
- At least 31 people could be dead after Mount Ontake, in central Japan, erupted this weekend.
If the findings are true, that's really great news.
Governments overplayed their hands with mandates that they are losing the ability to enforce.
Fitness centers across the state are turning up the resistance to lockdown orders.
This isn't a bill about fighting child porn. Don't fall for it.