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.
The department will update its training to remind officers that citizens should not be arrested for exercising their First Amendment rights.
Three more death row inmates have been scheduled to die.
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.