Joe Biden apologized to the United Arab Emirates and Turkey for saying they were the "biggest problem" in dealing with ISIS. His political standing would probably take a hit from the latest gaffe if everybody didn't already know he's an idiot.
- With the Supreme Court declining to hear appeals of rulings on gay marriage, the expanded institution becomes settled law in several states—and a matter of continuing legal uncertainty in others.
- Americans are lining up to send a Bronx cheer toward the White House at the polls, according to Gallup. The numbers suggest a repeat of the 2006 midterm elections, but with the parties reversed.
- The White House's war on leakers is based in President Obama's hatred of the press, says James Risen, a New York Times reporter who potentially faces jail time for refusing to reveal sources.
- A Chicago man was busted by the feds after telling his parents he planned to go to Syria to join ISIS. Couldn't just get a tattoo, eh, buddy?
- A nurse treating an Ebola patient in Madrid contracted the disease, in the first known case of transmission outside Africa.
- And if Ebola doesn't do it for you, enterovirus D68 has people worried after it killed a preschooler in New Jersey and was linked to respiratory ailments and paralysis in others.
He Lost His Eye After a Cop Allegedly Fired a Tear Gas Canister at His Face. The Officer Says He Has Qualified Immunity.
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