- Indonesian officials say "we have to be prepared for the worst" when it comes to the AirAsia passenger jet that went missing Sunday.
- In a lengthy interview with NPR, President Obama touted the success of the Affordable Care Act, surmised that he'll soon have to be pulling out his veto pen a lot more often, and said the United States is "the one indispensable nation."
- Charles Koch said criminal justice reform is one of the key issues he and his bro David will be pushing in 2015, along with "freedom of speech, cronyism, and how that relates to opportunities for the disadvantaged."
- A Ferguson police officer has been placed on unpaid leave after calling a Michael Brown memorial "trash".
- In the U.K., posting "revenge porn" could now be considered a form of domestic violence.
- The case for making police pay for their own misconduct and civil rights violations.
The Democratic presidential hopeful tweeted that the company pays "a lower tax rate than firefighters and teachers."
A Judge Called His Mandatory Sentence 'Excessive' and 'Wrong.' Less Than a Year Later He Died In Federal Prison
Frederick Turner was sentenced to a mandatory 40 years on nonviolent drug and firearm charges. He ended up in a high-security federal prison, and now he's dead.
Republicans, who have gleefully warned the public about Democratic flirtations with socialism, shouldn't be quick to gloat given the emergence of an anti-freedom movement on the Right.
A small city in California has been plagued by police shootings, costly civil rights lawsuits, and incidents of excessive force.