Arena backers in Sacramento are urging Chris Hansen to NOT turn the signatures he gathered over to another citizen group -- Sacramento Taxpayers Opposed to Pork -- opposing a new arena. Chris Sullivan has details. // A sentencing hearing begins today for Staff Sgt. Robert Bales. The Army has flown nine villagers in from Kandahar to testify how the attack has shaped their lives. // The UK's interference with the Guardian's Snowden reporting apparently goes deeper than just the detention of David Miranda. Over the course of the past two months, the British government repeatedly demanded the newspaper return or destroy the Snowden material they were working on. // Al Jazeera America launches today. The network promises just-the-facts news, no opinion. Media analysts seem intrigued, yet skeptical.