Last week, the US Senate voted down the UN disabilities treaty, despite a push from former GOP Senate Majority leader, Bob Dole. Critics say the treaty weakens parental rights and violates US sovereignty. Not so, and eight Republicans who crossed over to ratify, know that.
British historian Dominic Sandbrook takes an engaging look at the US in the 1970s, seeking for connections between an era of lagging American self-confidence and the rise of today's right wing.
The Supreme Court will hear arguments on the constitutionality of a ban on the sale of violent video games to minors by the state of California.