- The U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case involving blood testing and drunk driving within the next nine months. The case challenges the Fourth Amendment, which protects citizens from unreasonable searches and seizures, but if approved could prevent car accidents associated with driving under the influence.
- California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill on Sunday banning conversion therapies for homosexual teenagers in the state. The law protecting children under 18 is the first of its kind and will be in effect Jan. 1.
- The “freshman 15” may not be the end of weight gain for undergrads, according to a study in the online issue of “Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism.” The Washington Post weighed the results of the study against its flaws in variability and lack of controlled subjects.