LeBron James is returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers. This really is the top news story of the afternoon.
- The White House is asking the House for urgency in considering $3.7 billion to help deal with the border crisis. President Barack Obama is apparently willing to negotiate, which is probably good, as the House's appropriations chair says the number is too high.
- The Obama administration knew in advance that the British government would force The Guardian to destroy hard drives containing information leaked by Edward Snowden.
- Ukraine's president vowed to hunt down a rebel group that used rockets to attack an armored convoy, killing between 19 and 30 troops (different numbers from different reports).
- Strikes continue in Gaza, where the death toll has passed 100.
- The Federal Communications Commission has approved spending $1 billion per year to provide Wi-Fi service in schools and libraries.
In one month, two sheriff's deputies in Florida have been arrested for fabricating drug evidence during traffic stops.
Lynchings are already illegal. But the law would give prosecutors more power—including what amounts to an expansion of the federal death penalty.
Medicare for All would cost far, far more than he says.
The democratic socialist congresswoman has lamented that the public-school system hinges on zip codes.