The state’s welfare department is unveiling new rules in the wake of news stories outlining outrageously high balances on EBT cards. Commissioner Stacey Monahan says recipients with cash balances exceeding $2,500 will have their accounts closed. She says people who accumulate more than $5,000 on their food stamp cards will be personally contacted to make sure they still need help. Monahan says the changes will ensure welfare only goes to the truly needy.
Netflix has agreed to pay AT&T to ensure smooth delivery of its content.
About 70 percent of Americans think the U.S. should provide temporary support and housing for unaccompanied minors who illegally cross the border.
Republicans have no plans to begin impeachment proceedings against the President, House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner says.
Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant, while Egyptian mediators prepared a revised proposal for halting its war with Islamist militants in the enclave.