U.S. in policy bind as democracy falters in Egypt

President Barack Obama is cancelling military exercises with Egypt in reaction to violence between Egypt’s military-backed government and Muslim Brotherhood supporters. But the President now faces issues at home about his administration’s continued financial aid to the troubled country.

Terry stops gone wrong? New York’s stop-and-frisk decision

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Judge Shira A. Sheindlin don’t agree on the city’s former policy about searching people on the street in a “Terry stop.” Here’s an explanation of what a Terry Stop is, and a look at Sheindlin’s decision against the city, which Bloomberg says he will appeal.