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.
After Promising To Stop Land Seizures, the Biden Administration Just Stole This Family's Property for a Border Wall
"We are utterly devastated," said Baudilia Cavazos.
Arizona passed a law raising the standard of evidence for asset forfeiture. That didn't help Jerry Johnson when Phoenix police seized his cash.
That was one of several eyebrow-raising claims made by Barry Brodd, who said Derek Chauvin's actions were "objectively reasonable."
The decision by the CDC and FDA to pause the Johnson & Johnson vaccine was a disastrous misstep.
University of Oklahoma Diversity Training Forces Students and Faculty To Affirm the School's Political Views
The mandatory online training requires users to select the “right” speech before they finish.