For the first time in decades, the Washington, D.C. police department will begin accepting applications for concealed carry permits. The move is a direct result of a recent federal court ruling that struck down the city's handgun ban.
- U.S. airstrikes killed hundreds of ISIS terrorists in Kobani, Syria, today.
- Michigan officials could charge up to 30 kids with felony child porn charges for sexting with each other. We are supposed to take solace in the fact that they will likely be treated as juveniles.
- Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy resigned today. He seems to be leaving on good terms, although some of policies—the iPad debacle, for instance—proved controversial.
- Ezra Klein faces continued criticism over his support for "Yes Means Yes."
- Selena Gomez to adult critics: "I wish I could just sit them down and say, 'What were you doing at 15? What were you doing at 18? What were you doing at 21?' Because I can guarantee you it's not half of what I've done."
Offbeat options for waiting out the apocalypse.
A new study in Lancet Infectious Diseases makes a somewhat lower estimate
Early and wide testing helps curtail the epidemic while casting light on the prevalence and lethality of the virus.
Rules designed to keep alcohol safe for children are slowing down production of a product that’s in short supply.
Students who would have graduated this spring can start practicing medicine immediately.