After nearly two decades of violent conflict, the leaders of a pair of African nations met in July for the first time since 2000. Newly elected Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (left) flew to Eritrea, where he embraced that country's president, Isaias Afwerki, on the tarmac. The meeting led to celebrations in the streets of Asmara. Both countries have poor human rights records, and the hope is that making peace will move them closer to liberalization.
In short, it's using the power of the state to punish his enemies and make the world the way he wants it to be.
Landlords are suing to overturn state rental regulations that limit how much they can charge tenants and who they can rent to.
The Kentucky senator wants the Senate to consider offsetting spending cuts before approving limitless, automatic spending for the rest of the century.
"No reasonable officer would engage in such recklessness," complains dissenting judge.