Obama is close to authorizing military training of Syrian rebels, as Adam Entous reports for the Wall Street Journal. "Maybe Obama decided it's time to train the Syrian rebels on using all the MREs we've sent them," freelancer Gregg Carlstrom remarked. "Doesn't history (Taliban, anyone?) frown on this strategy?" questioned Whit Richardson with the Portland Press Herald.
And care of Pew Research, from Germany to Mexico, here's how America’s source of immigrants has changed over a century.
Plus, a cartographic guide to Starbucks’ global domination. Always handy.