Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., brought in three State Department officials to try to get to the bottom of the mysterious "attacks" on 24 Americans serving in Cuba. Some lost hearing and faced a range of other health problems.
"Baby Bonds" are back in the news. Two professors presented their idea to do something about widening inequality to an economics conference. They suggest creating an education trust fund for each newborn. The grants — ranging from $500 to $50,000 — would be on a sliding scale tied to household income.
A decades old consent decree has been lifted against the Republican National Committee's so-called "ballot security" measures. It's a big victory in the RNC's efforts to monitor polling activity and it's a sobering moment for activists who fear this could accelerate voter suppression — especially among minorities.