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.
Teen activists are righteously angry—but righteous anger does not produce sound public policy.
Clint Eastwood's masterful true-life drama about a wrongly accused American hero doubles as an awkward brief for Trump.
Privacy advocates have long warned about potential abuses. Will the mishandling of the Carter Page investigation change some minds?
No, but that's not stopping a litigious vegan from making his case.
Wisconsin College Spent $100K Investigating Instructor for Allegedly Saying Police Department Was 'Full of Racists'
The investigation was launched after the local police chief complained and reached out to the Wisconsin Department of Justice.