Morning Constitutional – Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Good morning, everybody. Taylor Swift went to some fan’s bridal shower. Now, your morning constitutional:

Ukraine says that it has started a military operation to confront pro-Russian separatists in the east, leading Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to warn that Ukraine is on the brink of civil war.

Ebola has spread to Guinea’s capital of Conakry, a city of 2 million people.

The Congressional Budget Office projects Obamacare will cost $104 billion less than it expected over the next ten years,

India’s Supreme Court has recognized transgender people as a third gender in a ruling on Tuesday.

Two weeks before the recent anti-Semitic violence in Kansas City, the Anti-Defamation League noted that anti-Semitic violence dropped drastically in the past years.

The Social Security Administration announced Monday that it will stop a program to collect debts over ten years old by seizing taxpayer’s returns.

Because of course the tax preparation industry is behind efforts to keep taxes from being super easy to do.

The first women have started moving into U.S. army platoon artillery jobs.

Here are six charts about state taxes,

A state house committee voted to make the Bible the official state book of Louisiana. The quibble? Yes, you guessed it: the first draft said it had to be the King James Version. But, they got rid of the qualifier, and it passed. Now, it goes before the full state house.

Cold weather in North America as a result of the polar vortex has led to a gefilte fish shortage this Passover.

Whoa: The Cassini spacecraft may have witnessed the creation of a new moon of Saturn.

Tennessee teens find out how easy it is to start a super PAC.

Wisconsin Republicans voted in favor of proposal that the party favors legislation to give Wisconsin the right to secede from the U.S.

Finally, man leaves prison, robs same store 15 years later.

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