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Venezuela Opposition Congress Tries to Start Legislating

Venezuela's new opposition congress is finally getting down to the business of writing laws, but it's unclear whether the socialist-controlled courts and other institutions will enforce them. Opponents of the ruling socialist party stepped back from the brink of a showdown between the branches of power on Wednesday when they agreed to unseat three contested lawmakers. The Supreme Court had said those lawmakers could not be sworn in until officials had investigated claims that...

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