Members of his own Democratic Party helped torpedo the president's scheme to tax 529 college savings, and now Republicans are pushing to expand the plans' benefits.
- Senator and likely GOP White House contender Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) thinks the NSA's domestic spying is swell and should be made permanent.
- Heading into the Superbowl, 41 percent of Americans believe the Patriots cheated in the AFC championship game, while only 27 percent disagree. (The rest probably believe the Pats suck for a multitude of reasons and that Deflategate is just a cherry on top.)
- Hillary Clinton and Mitt Romney are slamming each other over their wealth, guaranteeing entertainment for all.
- An attack by Hezbollah militants killed two Israeli soldiers and a Spanish UN peacekeeper.
- Everybody crosses their fingers that the Saudi Arabian succession doesn't get messy.
- Veteran (and pioneering) blogger Andrew Sullivan hangs it up.
A former staffer says he sexually assaulted her in 1993.
The Scandinavian country is betting against draconian restrictions and in favor of the free movement of people and goods.
No, British Epidemiologist Neil Ferguson Has Not 'Drastically Downgraded' His Worst-Case Projection of COVID-19 Deaths
But he has raised his estimate of the virus's reproduction number, which implies a lower fatality rate than his research group initially assumed.
That's a huge concern as forecasters expect the U.S. unemployment rate in the months to come to surpass that seen during the depths of the Great Depression.
One way of getting a perspective on the magnitude of the problem, at least today, and in what seems to be the hardest-hit country.