Former Trump security adviser Michael Flynn is reportedly shopping around for immunity deals, offering to give up what he knows about Trump's ties to Russia in exchange for prosecutorial leniency. Trump tweeted Friday morning that "Mike Flynn should ask for immunity in that this is a witch hunt (excuse for big election loss), by media & Dems, of historic proportion."
- Trump has continued to bully members of the House Freedom Caucus, calling out several individually in a series of Thursday tweets. The president also floated the idea of changing libel laws somehow in order to go after "the failing" New York Times for having "gotten [Trump] wrong for the past two years."
- Arkansas joins Utah and South Dakota in declaring pornography a public health crisis.
- Heroin use in America has grown most among young men, whites, and low-income and low-education populations.
- Colorado considers stopping the prosecution of sexting teenagers as child pornographers but making public schools teach an anti-sexting curriculum.
- A 14-year-old girl pretending to be 18 created a "Sugar Baby" profile on SeekingArrangement.com, met with an adult man, had sex, accepted $100, and never mentioned her real age. The man has now been arrested by the FBI for child sex trafficking.
- Harvard administrators are proposing further sanctions against students who choose to join unrecognized single-sex groups or clubs—including prohibiting them from Rhodes and Marshall Scholarships, leading athletic teams, or receiving post-graduate fellowships—under the banner of being "intolerant of intolerance."
- Maine could join California and Oregon in allowing hormonal birth-control pills to be sold without a doctor's prescription.
Jonathan Vanderhagen believes a judge doomed his son to an early death. The judge says Vanderhagen's Facebook posts were intimidating.
It took a jury 26 minutes to decide that Jonathan Vanderhagen wasn't guilty.
Conservatives deploy state power to go after speech they don't like.
Many arms of government are unpopular with large swathes of the American population.
A court ruled that officers did not have enough information to know whether or not stealing violates the Constitution.