The House has voted to approve construction of the KeystoneXL pipeline, the ninth time it has done so. Whether it will make it through the Senate, still controlled by Democrats until January, is another question.
- A Dallas-area school teacher was formally fired by the school board last night for racially charged tweets about the Ferguson shooting, which called her critics "crackers" and suggested they kill themselves.
- Chicago's first female mayor, Jane Byrne, has died at the age of 80.
- The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the Army on behalf of a practicing Sikh applicant who is not being permitted to wear a turban or grow his hair out as his religion requires.
- Sweden reports a foreign submarine trespassed within its waters but couldn't say for certain which country it was from. The country did pick up a radio call in Russian, but the country denies any involvement.
- The United Kingdom has announced it will be cancelling the passports of citizens who travel abroad to join ISIS.
- "Uranus might be full of surprises." I guarantee you that headline writer knew exactly what he or she was doing.
"Although California's guidelines place restrictions on places of worship," Roberts wrote, "those restrictions appear consistent with the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment."
Aggressive police tactics are likely to worsen the situation.
What happened to staying at home to keep grandparents safe no matter what?
The Supreme Court could announce as early as Monday that it's revisiting qualified immunity, a doctrine that shields rotten cops from civil rights lawsuits.
They're using their Second Amendment rights to protect local businesses from riots and looting.