Republican Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval says he doesn't want to be a human sacrifice to be devoured by an angry, hungry Senate. Or rather, he doesn't want to be considered as justice for the Supreme Court. Same thing.
- Residents of Ohio may raise an eyebrow (or both) at the idea of Gov. John Kasich as the "uniter" among all the candidates in the primary.
- FBI head James Comey said the debate over trying to force Apple to help them hack into terrorist Syed Farook's former work phone revolves around "The hardest question [he's] ever seen in government."
- Microsoft, meanwhile, "wholeheartedly" supports Apple's side in the fight and will be filing a friend of the court brief next week to attempt to bolster Apple's case.
- This afternoon Apple filed its formal motion to have the demand that the company assist the FBI in defeating the phone's encryption vacated, calling the order a violation of the company's First and Fifth Amendment rights.
- Some experts worry that Brazilian officials have irresponsibly exaggerated the threat of the Zika virus and created a panic.
- University of Missouri Assistant Professor Melissa Click, famous for calling for "muscle" to remover reporters from a protest, has been fired.
- Sea World admitted today that it had company employees pose as animal rights advocates to infiltrate and get intelligence from its opposition. It has ended the practice.
Jonathan Vanderhagen believes a judge doomed his son to an early death. The judge says Vanderhagen's Facebook posts were intimidating.
It took a jury 26 minutes to decide that Jonathan Vanderhagen wasn't guilty.
A court ruled that officers did not have enough information to know whether or not stealing violates the Constitution.
Many arms of government are unpopular with large swathes of the American population.
Conservatives deploy state power to go after speech they don't like.