George Zornick @ The Nation - After months of backroom negotiations, key Congressional negotiators are finally ready to unveil legislation that would fast-track approval for the Trans-Pacfic Partnership. The bill would prohibit Congress from amending the trade deal, and would require a simple-majority vote for passage, but would in exchange set a variety of negotiating parameters. Read more.
It was a routine bike ride around the neighborhood that landed Zachary McCoy in the crosshairs of the Gainesville, Florida , police department. REad more.