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.
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The bill, which the state House passed yesterday, says police may seize vehicles in which they find untaxed vaping products.
A German Museum Tried To Hide This Stunning 3D Scan of an Iconic Egyptian Artifact. Today You Can See It for the First Time
After a three-year freedom of information campaign, everyone can finally see the Egyptian Museum of Berlin’s official scan of the Bust of Nefertiti.
"It's horrific. Men with badges and guns should not be acting this way."
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