The U.S. is sending 200 additional troops to Iraq, bringing the total number of American military forces there up to 4,087.
- A British Airways passenger plane landing at Heathrow in London appears to have struck a drone while approaching the airport but was not damaged.
- The Supreme Court seemed sharply divided today during arguments as to whether the president has the authority to defer the deportation of immigrants in the United States illegally.
- Also today the Supreme Court declined to hear a copyright case against Google's effort to scan in books for people to read and access online. It leaves in place a ruling in favor of Google.
- Thousands of people in California will not be able to vote in the state's Democratic primary because they registered (probably accidentally) as belonging to the "American Independent Party" instead of as unaffiliated independents. Democrats in California allow non-affiliated voters to vote in their primary. By declaring themselves members of the American Independent Party, they inadvertently joined a third party instead.
- A student was removed from a Southwest Airlines flight apparently for speaking Arabic while sitting in his seat on the plane.
- The Pulitzer Prizes were announced for 2016, the 100th anniversary of the awards. Among the winners were the Los Angeles Times for their coverage of the San Bernardino shootings, The Washington Post for its coverage of police shootings, and the musical Hamilton.
Arkansas cops love this insane practice they call "precision immobilization technique"—slamming into moving vehicles, sometimes over simple traffic stops.
Indiana Said the Government Should Be Able To Take Everything You Own if You Commit a Drug Crime. The State Supreme Court Wasn't Having It.
After eight years, Tyson Timbs finally gets to keep his Land Rover—once and for all.
Over 24 Cops Raided the Wrong Address and Wrecked an Elderly Man's Home. They All Got Qualified Immunity.
There will be no justice for Onree Norris.
The FBI Returned This Innocent Couple's Safe Deposit Box. It Refuses To Give Back Many Others—and Is Trying To Seize $85 Million in Cash.
"It makes me feel like the government is preying on the vulnerable and the weak to line their own pockets."
Lockdowns, tariffs, and other market interventions made wood an expensive commodity.