Trevor Noah has been named the next host of The Daily Show, and will replace Jon Stewart at some unspecified time in the future. Noah, a stand-up comedian from South Africa, has only thrice appeared on Stewart's show and is a relative unknown to American audiences—albeit one clearly poised for considerable success.
- Police opened fire on an unauthorized vehicle that tried to gain access to the NSA building in Fort Meade, Maryland. One person is dead and two are injured.
- The RFRA debate continues to prompt some interesting questions, such as "How would RFRA opponents deal with the Hitler cake?" asks Jazz Shaw.
- An Ohio school district is really upset that a pot farm might open up next door, because what good was all that moral hand-wringing now?
- Reason's Lenore Skenazy hosted a brunch for sex offenders.
- Play Super Mario 64… in HD.
- AMC debuted the trailer for its Walking Dead spin-off series.
Arkansas cops love this insane practice they call "precision immobilization technique"—slamming into moving vehicles, sometimes over simple traffic stops.
Indiana Said the Government Should Be Able To Take Everything You Own if You Commit a Drug Crime. The State Supreme Court Wasn't Having It.
After eight years, Tyson Timbs finally gets to keep his Land Rover—once and for all.
Over 24 Cops Raided the Wrong Address and Wrecked an Elderly Man's Home. They All Got Qualified Immunity.
There will be no justice for Onree Norris.
The FBI Returned This Innocent Couple's Safe Deposit Box. It Refuses To Give Back Many Others—and Is Trying To Seize $85 Million in Cash.
"It makes me feel like the government is preying on the vulnerable and the weak to line their own pockets."
Why is it so hard for him to just admit he was wrong?