Taliban gunmen attacked a Pakistani public school Tuesday morning, killing at least 126 people—mostly children and teens—at the military-run facility.
- John Yoo, a primary author of the Bush-era Justice Department memos authorizing torture, gave a 'whoa, if true' to the Senate report on CIA interrogation practices and suggested that CIA agents may be "at risk legally."
- Google says death threats don't trump copyright.
- New York magazine's tale of a boy-wonder investor worth $72 million turns out to have been completely false.
- The Senate confirmed 37-year-old Vivek Murthy—founder of the pro-Obamacare group Doctors for America and an advocate for gun control—as surgeon general on Monday night, overcoming strong opposition from the National Rifle Association and Republican leaders.
- Do workers suffer when big chain stores overtake small, indie retailers? Not as far as wages are concerned, Stanford researchers have found.
- Pregnant women addicted to opioids in Tennessee say they're avoiding prenatal care now that the state has criminalized giving birth to a baby that tests positive for drugs. One of the mothers that was arrested committed suicide in November.
- Why are China's largest state-owned property developers investing in affordable housing in Brooklyn?
Kamala Harris Does Not Understand Why the Constitution Should Get in the Way of Her Gun Control Agenda
The presidential contender conspicuously fails to explain the legal basis for her plan to impose new restrictions by executive fiat.
The black market still dominates. And more enforcement and fines aren’t going to fix it.
This is bending the Lanham Act until it nearly breaks
The "assault weapons" that the presidential contender wants to confiscate are not especially deadly, but the symbolism of that policy is poisonous.