In the immediate aftermath of the JFK assassination, many assumed Kennedy would be buried in Massachusetts. On Wednesday, President Obama and others will participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.
Sources give competing accounts of how four Marines were killed at Camp Pendleton Wednesday. It's unclear whether they were conducting a sweep or were involved in a training exercise.
Russian officials are in Cairo today, reportedly to negotiate an arms deal. The US suspended some of its annual military aid to Egypt last month.
The US should make two key reforms. First, the over-designation of material as classified makes it is harder to protect the few real secrets; this must be change. Second, the FISA court must become a gatekeeper for NSA access to communications data.