President Donald Trump is expected to announce his Supreme Court nominee today.
- Acting Attorney General Sally Yates has been fired by President Trump for refusing to defend his executive order on immigration.
- The Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to vote today on Jeff Sessions's nomination for attorney general.
- An executive order on LGBTQ workplace rights signed by President Barack Obama will still be enforced by President Trump, the White House said today.
- "The U.N. Security Council will hold an emergency meeting Tuesday, at the request of the United States, to discuss Iran's latest ballistic missile test."
Nonmedical use of prescription analgesics did not become more common, but it did become more dangerous.
Forensic experts claim there is no way Larry Swearingen raped and killed Melissa Trotter. The state is still putting him to death.
Problematic deforestation continues, but the "lungs of the earth" are still breathing.
Plus: delusions about the First Amendment, hype about the Apple Card, and more...