Chelsea Manning, the transgender soldier connected with WikiLeaks, has been approved for hormonal and psychological treatments while in Army prison. It points to a shift toward some states and the federal government considering transition therapy medically necessary.
The Senate voted late Monday to require e-commerce businesses to collect sales taxes from buyers. The Marketplace Fairness Act may bring as much as $23 billion, by one estimate, in online sales tax revenue to states and cities. It faces an uncertain future in the House.