Between June 2013 and June 2014, Kansas saw its tax revenue fall by 11 percent. Why is Kansas still making so many tax cuts then, questions Howard Gleckman.
For all its faults as a democracy, the US was able to persuade the two candidates in Afghanistan's third democratic presidential election that they must compromise on a vote recount and power sharing after the result. The world has invested too much in Afghanistan to let it fall to the Taliban or Al Qaeda.
A California partition plan backed by a Silicon Valley tycoon will be on the 2016 ballot, the group Six Californias says, but it faces an uphill battle for voter support and against criticism it's unrealistic and a waste of time.