"I think it's fair to say that we should have sent someone with a higher profile to be there," White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest conceded after the administration took a public thrashing for its almost invisible role at Sunday's unity rally in Paris in the wake of last week's terrorist attacks.
- With terrorism back on everybody's radar, President Obama is considered unlikely to fulfill an early promise to close the offshore prison at Guantánamo that confines detainees in legal limbo.
- The Supreme Court is taking its time to hand down a decision on same-sex marriage.
- The Democratic Party's dwindling supply of senators representing red states may shrink further as endangered politicians contemplate career changes.
- Newark spent $2 million to get a "free" army surplus helicopter in working condition.
- Nine days after a massacre perpetrated by Boko Haram, bodies still litter the ground in Baga, Nigeria. The group has since raided a Cameroon army base.
- With no cut in production in sight, oil prices tumbled another five percent.
- No way, no how did he threaten to cut off sick days and vacations until street cops get petty arrests back up to revenue-enhancing levels, insists New York Police Commissioner William Bratton.
- ISIS sympathizers hacked the Twitter and YouTube accounts of the U.S. military's Central Command. Whoops.
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