A bipartisan group of senators has introduced a bill to stop the federal government from punishing banks that do business with recreational-marijuana companies.
- The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals today will hear arguments from the White House concerning Obama's executive actions on immigration.
- The first chapter of To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee's much-anticipated new novel, Go Set a Watchman, was published online by The Wall Street Journal and The Guardian today.
- Dennis Hof, owner of the Nevada brothel Bunny Ranch, may be going after the state's open Senate seat with the backing of the Nevada Libertarian Party.
- "Emergency legislation" targeting synthetic marijuana in D.C. will allow police to shut down businesses for four days and charge them $10,000 for a first offense of selling these drugs.
- One Toledo municipal court judge will take over all of the city's weddings after her colleague refused to preside over same-sex marriages. "It would be my privilege to perform these weddings with the dignity they deserve," she said.
- Can the hacktivist network Anonymous be quantified?
- Twitter has been "very cooperative" with the FBI in monitoring users who interact with members of the Islamic State.