Senator Rand Paul led a nearly 13-hour filibuster in the U.S. Senate yesterday. He began during proceedings to confirm John Brennan as CIA Director, but Paul's protest also unrelentingly asked President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder to address extrajudicial killings of American citizens.
The Navy wants to increase the number of training activities off the coast of Camp Pendleton and San Diego. Tomorrow, the U.S. Navy Pacific Fleet will propose details of underwater exercises, but environmental advocacy groups warn that sound waves of sonars cause deadly harm to marine mammals.
Author Dan Baum is a self-professed Democrat and gun lover. Baum argues that appreciation of guns is not as polarizing as the media might have us believe. To prove his point, he set out on a road trip to discover what America’s gun culture really looks like.