Dean Baker: Donald Trump passed the threshold of committed delegates that gives him a lock on the Republican Party presidential nomination. It's worth considering what led to Trump's rise in the first place.
New legislation would make it harder for states and the EPA to regulate toxic chemicals in toys, building materials and clothing, but President Obama still has a chance to veto.
Ray McGovern and Jason Leopold: The intelligence agencies had the information, the question is why didn't they use it.
See this in-depth report by Leopold published last month, which formed the basis for this interview.