Calling the former longtime Delaware senator "the best vice president America's ever had," Obama gave his White House partner the nation's highest civilian honor in an emotional ceremony. Link
In a 6-2 vote, the justices decided that domestic abusers convicted of misdemeanor assault can be barred from owning firearms. Link
UPDATE: Two sources familiar with the investigation tell NPR's Carrie Johnson the material the FBI recently discovered and reviewed largely contained personal emails and copies of messages the agents had already seen. Link
Happening now: Senate Democrats say they are holding the Senate floor indefinitely until the body agrees on stronger gun control measures.
Justices ruled 5-3 to strike down Texas' abortion restrictions. Link