Illustration: Robert Trujillo
Here's what I'm reading up on this morning:
- Obama is seeking $500 million from Congress to train and arm Syrian rebels.
- Kim Jong-un threatens action over a comedy that depicts a CIA plot to assassinate him.
- AP finds that New York City jails ignore safeguards that would keep inmates from committing suicide.
- The stepmother of a 12-year-old Detroit boy who was missing for 11 days is arrested.
- Barclay's is accused of fraud, including manipulating Libor rates.
- Facebook says investigators unconstitutionally took some users' data.
- Shia LaBeouf is arrested after lighting up a cigarette and disrupting a Broadway theater.
- It's Trans Day of Action today!
- The flu vaccine is more effective as a nasal spray than as a shot for children ages two through eight.