Shots Fired: An armed man shot a security guard in the arm at the Family Research Council before being subdued. The 28-year-old Herndon, Va. man was in FBI custody Wednesday night, but no charges have yet been filed. The Washington Post reports.
Ideology: The addition of Paul Ryan to the GOP presidential ticket has shifted the debate from the economy to political ideology, reports The New York Times. The move has energized the base of both political parties.
Voter ID: Pennsylvania's voter identificiation law was upheld by a judge who said the law is constitutional. Our sister publication, The Legal Intelligencer, reports that lawyers have filed an appeal to the state Supreme Court on an expedited basis.
Patent: Nestle, the world's biggest food company, lost a pair of court battles to block companies from selling rival capsules for Nespresso machines, Bloomberg reports. "Since the buyer acquires the right to use the machine, there is no patent violation when he uses capsules of other producers," the court said.