The USA Freedom Act, aimed at curbing National Security Agency surveillance abuses, fell two votes short of the 60 it needed to proceed to the Senate floor. Sen. Rand Paul voted against the bill because it would have extended a Patriot Act provision allowing for phone records searches.
- The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a California law intended to fight sex trafficking violates the First Amendment by requiring registered sex offenders to turn over email addresses, Internet names, and other Web information.
- Netflix is postposing a planned Bill Cosby comedy special in the wake of accusations that the comedian sexually assaulted several women, including supermodel Janice Dickinson.
- Uber said Tuesday that it's investigating the claim that one of its top executives tracked a Buzzfeed reporter who was writing a story about the company.
- District of Columbia residents will face fines for not shoveling snow from sidewalks in front of their property this winter.
- Bob Marley's family is launching an international marijuana brand called Marley Natural that will sell "heirloom Jamaican cannabis strains" and cannabis-infused lotions.
Under fire for refusing to support Tara Reade, Milano says she never thought #MeToo would "destroy innocent men."
The state has shut down all liquor stores, leading customers to crowd into retailers across the border.
Not every apparent violation of a quarantine order is a risk to other people, and not all need to be (or can be) enforced equally.
Sotomayor Upbraids SCOTUS for a Decision That 'Destroys Fourth Amendment Jurisprudence That Requires Individualized Suspicion'
The justice filed a lone dissent in Kansas v. Glover.
President Donald Trump, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and Speaker Nancy Pelosi all agree that a fourth spending bill will happen in April but are haggling over the cost.