- The U.S. bombing in Afghanistan Thursday was supposed to hit an area containing 600 to 800 active ISIS fighters. Defense officials said the actual number of ISIS members killed was 36; no civilians were harmed.
- Because "extensive questions surround … President Trump's first 'Muslim ban'" and "the government has refused to hand over information that would allow the public to evaluate how the ban was implemented," the American Civil Liberties Union "has filed dozens of lawsuits around the country to demand detail," the group announced Thursday.
- New vending machines in Las Vegas will dispense clean syringes. Customers will have to register with non-identifying details and be limited to two new needles per week.
- The Trump administration overturned an Obama-era rule that prevents states from withholding Title X family-planning funds from Planned Parenthood for ideological reasons.
- Canada is plotting the path to nationwide legalization of recreational marijuana sales.
That rate is much lower than the numbers used in the horrifying projections that shaped the government response to the epidemic.
The Clemson psychology lecturer and 1996 Libertarian vice presidential candidate got 51 percent on the fourth ballot.
Prosecutors Back Dismissal of 91 More Cases Involving the Houston Cop Who Lied to Justify a Deadly Drug Raid
The announcement brings the total number of suspect cases initiated by Gerald Goines to 164 over 11 years.
The ruling says the state's top health official exceeded her statutory authority by ordering "nonessential" businesses to close.
Will they keep it in mind even if Joe Biden becomes president?