Morning Constitutional – Monday, 22 December 2014

Good morning, everybody. Lance Bass got married. Now, your morning constitutional:

The U.S. led coalition launched 12 air strikes on Islamic State militants in Syria and 10 in Iraq on Monday.

Former cabinet official Beji Caid Essebsi has won Tunisia’s first free presidential election.

How American, British and Indian intelligence agencies failed to pull together intelligence to prevent the 2008 terrorist attack in Mumbai.

The king of Spain’s sister, Princess Cristina, is going to face trial on charges of tax fraud.

Pakistan is planning on executing 500 terrorism convicts.

President Obama is unpopular, but he’s also accomplished a lot. Are those related?

How two-percent inflation became the target.

Abandoned asbestos mines are still hazards in India.

On the rise of single motherhood in the U.S. over the past 50 years.

There are fewer people in prison in the U.S. today than any time since 2003.

Russian tax collectors are threatening to take away the cats of people who owe tax debt.

Finally, a couple almost died after trapping themselves in their keyless entry car for 13 hours.

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