You're already standing in line for tonight's opening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, aren't you? Aren't you? Does it even matter if we mention other news stories today? Maybe use the movie as an excuse to finally tie the knot.
- President Barack Obama says you can put away the light sabers and that there's no "specific and credible" threats of terrorism, though I think Americans are more concerned about the non-specific, secretive ones.
- Democracy for America, the group that tried to draft Elizabeth Warren to run for president, has overwhelmingly decided to support Bernie Sanders.
- Florida's supreme court has approved a medical marijuana ballot initiative for next fall's election.
- A California corrections employee who threw coffee at a Bay Area Muslim man who was praying at a public park has been charged with a hate crime.
- New trial dates have not yet been set for the police officer whose trial for his role in the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore ended in a hung jury.
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