A pedestrian in Tempe, Ariz., has died after being struck by a self-driving car operated by Uber. This is believed to be the first death of a pedestrian due to autonomous cars. Uber has suspended testing of the cars in the city, as well as in San Francisco, Pittsburgh, and Toronto.
- Facebook shares tumbled today on reports that a consultancy firm got inappropriate access to more than 50 million users.
- Judges have rejected a Republican challenge to Pennsylvania's new congressional district map. The Supreme Court also declined to intervene.
- Actor Cynthia Nixon today announced that she's going to challenge Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the primary. Current polls don't bode well for her chances.
- Kroger announced it will stop carrying magazines that feature assault rifles in its stores, meaning they're essentially banning pictures of guns. One wonders what will happen to magazine sales altogether if the grocery chain discovers that many guns themselves have "magazines."
- A tenants' group says Jared Kushner's company filed false paperwork with New York City to claim that none of the apartments in buildings it owned were rent-controlled. Many were.
The department will update its training to remind officers that citizens should not be arrested for exercising their First Amendment rights.
Three more death row inmates have been scheduled to die.
Sidney Powell Now Claims Election Conspiracy Involved Republican Gov. Brian Kemp, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders
Without a shred of evidence, Sidney Powell is alleging a conspiracy more vast than Russiagate. Shouldn't that raise red flags?
If Joe Biden Is Serious About Criminal Justice Reform, He Won't Pick Merrick Garland for Attorney General
Garland’s judicial record is replete with deferential votes for police and prosecutors.
A Scathing Ruling Against the Trump Campaign Highlights the Gap Between Rudy Giuliani's 'Massive Fraud' Claim and His Legal Arguments
U.S. District Judge Matthew Brann rejected an attempt to block certification of Pennsylvania's election results.