Our Top Weekend Reads
Great-power politics in Nagorno-Karabakh, the children of the Islamic State, and the meaning of Moldova’s election result.
As the state’s new digital consumer protection act shows, with global governance in retreat, the search for regulatory backdoors is on.
California Is Already Preparing for a North Korean Nuclear Attack
Beware of radioactive pets, and don’t expect the feds to show up anytime soon.
California Secessionist Leader Throws in Towel, Moves to Russia
He just wanted the Golden State to be independent, with a little help from the Kremlin.
California Really Has What It Takes to Secede
But is America's largest state ready for the wars that would follow?
U.S. Homeland Security Adds New Terror Warning Level
DHA changes its terror alert system following the San Bernardino terror attack.
FBI Director: San Bernardino Shooters Did Not Post Public Support For Radical Islam
FBI Director James Comey says the San Bernardino shooters did not post public support for radical Islam.
Los Angeles Schools Close Due to Unspecified Threat
Officials cite the San Bernardino attack in their decision to shut down schools across Los Angeles.
FBI: California Shooters Radicalized Years Ago, Encryption Is a ‘Business Model’ Question
The director of the FBI says the San Bernardino shooters were radicalized before they met.
Use of ‘Fiancée’ Visas by Muslims Is a Rare Occurrence
Muslims don't often use the visa used by the San Bernardino shooter to gain entry to the United States.
Does the United States Have a Gun Problem or a Terrorism Problem?
Why Americans are getting stuck in the rhetorical mud about true threats to national security.
Donald Trump Wants to Bar All Muslims From Entering the United States
Donald Trump sharply escalates his rhetoric toward Muslims — he wants to keep all of them out of America.
Using the No-Fly List To Limit Gun Purchases Could Be a Bad Idea
Obama's plan to use the no-fly list to limit gun purchases could be an ineffective tool.
FBI: San Bernardino Massacre Is an Act of Terrorism
The FBI is investigating the San Bernardino attack as terrorism.
Law Enforcement: San Bernardino Attackers Heavily Armed With Potential For More Violence
It's still not clear whether the San Bernardino attacks were terrorism, but the shooters were capable of more violence.
At Least 14 Killed in ‘Domestic Terrorism’ Shooting in California
At least three gunmen who committed what law enforcement calls "domestic terrorism" in California are on the run.
In California, Diddy Is an Alleged Terrorist. Under U.S. Law, Charleston Shooter Dylann Roof Is Not.
Rap mogul Diddy has been charged with making a terror threat by California authorities. Under U.S. law, Charleston shooter Dylann Roof isn't eligible to face the same.
How Canada Could Cash In on California’s Drought
America's water-rich neighbor to the north is seeing green in the Golden State's dry rivers and dead crops.