One of the most unfortunate riders of the recent budget deal is the decision to strip the gray wolf of the protections of the Endangered Species Act. Science has been subordinated to political instrumentalism, setting a dangerous precedent for the future.
Husband Phillip Garrido was ordered held on $30 million bail Monday. Nancy's lawyer may suggest she was a battered woman.
Repeal of the policy barring homosexuals from serving openly in the military is now up to the Obama administration and Congress.
Damage to the economy may be limited so long as bankruptcy is handled quickly. Obama is confident; others are skeptical.