All sorts of things happened today and then Trump's circus took over when his campaign manager was charged with battery against reporter Michelle Fields. We are blaming that for today's late links, because … well, because.
- Justice Antonin Scalia's death resulted in a deadlocked Supreme Court vote over whether public employee unions can force people to pay mandatory dues even if they don't want to be in the union. The result is that the previous court ruling holds, and that ruling affirmed the unions' power to force dues.
- A teen boy who pleaded for an end to violence in Chicago has been shot. He's in critical condition.
- Families of U.S. military and diplomats in southern Turkey have been ordered to leave the country.
- President Barack Obama presumed to tell journalists to "dig deeper" for news stories, which is absolutely hilarious for any reporter who has tried to get information from his close-mouthed, antitransparent administration that prosecutes whistleblowers.
- Google wants to bring landlines back.
'Everything Has Been Criminalized,' Says Neil Gorsuch as He Pushes for Stronger Fourth Amendment Protections
The justice weighs in during oral arguments in Lange v. California.
Sandy Martinez says that fine, along with another $63,500 for driveway cracks and a downed fence, violates Florida's constitution.
SCOTUS Rules Against an Innocent Man Who Was Choked and Beaten by Cops, but He May Still Get His Day in Court
The justices did not address one of James King's key arguments, which the 6th Circuit will now consider.
The proposed bill from Assembly Members Evan Low and Cristina Garcia would require stores to have one unisex section for children's products and apparel.
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