- A new survey from Chapman University finds that the most common American fear is … walking alone at night, followed by becoming the victim of identity theft, safety on the Internet, being the victim of a mass shooting, and public speaking. I have never been so ashamed to be an American.
- A copycat White House fence jumper was taken down by Secret Service dogs last night. The 23-year-old Maryland native was unarmed and is said to suffer from mental illness.
- In the past month, U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria have killed 521 Islamist militants and 32 civilians, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
- Russian artist Petr Pavlensky cut off his ear while sitting naked atop the wall of a Moscow psychiatry center to the government's "use of Psychiatry for political purposes".
- District of Columbia residents can apply for a handgun concealed carry permit for the first time starting today—but they must provide a specific reason why they need one.
- Matt Stolhandske, a gay man and board member of Evangelicals for Marriage Equality, is helping raise money for the Oregon bakers who refused to make a cake for a lesbian wedding, lost their shop, and face a hefty fine.
- Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon) says he plans to vote for a ballot measure that would legalize marijuana in Oregon, making him the first senator to come out in favor of legal recreational marijuana.
- Vice profiles "the gay libertarian gun nuts", aka gay libertarians who support gun rights, a concept which writer Cecilia D'Anastasio inexplicably finds "perplexing."
Three more death row inmates have been scheduled to die.
The department will update its training to remind officers that citizens should not be arrested for exercising their First Amendment rights.
Sidney Powell Now Claims Election Conspiracy Involved Republican Gov. Brian Kemp, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders
Without a shred of evidence, Sidney Powell is alleging a conspiracy more vast than Russiagate. Shouldn't that raise red flags?
If Joe Biden Is Serious About Criminal Justice Reform, He Won't Pick Merrick Garland for Attorney General
Garland’s judicial record is replete with deferential votes for police and prosecutors.
A Scathing Ruling Against the Trump Campaign Highlights the Gap Between Rudy Giuliani's 'Massive Fraud' Claim and His Legal Arguments
U.S. District Judge Matthew Brann rejected an attempt to block certification of Pennsylvania's election results.