Boston Bomber Gets Death Sentence, Rick Perry Running Again, B.B. King Dead: P.M. Links


  • Also running. Soon to be "also-ran"?
    Credit: Gage Skidmore / photo on flickr

    Add former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to the GOP presidential candidate stew.

  • Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving Boston Marathon bomber, has been sentenced to death.
  • ISIS has seized control of parts of Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's largest province.
  • Sixteen cops in Miami Beach are being probed over a bunch of racist and pornographic e-mails sent out by two former top officers. The city is concerned their testimony may have been compromised by racial bias.
  • An anonymous social care worker contacted The Atlantic's Conor Friedersdorf and explained why it's dangerous to call the police in to deal with developmentally disabled people.
  • The prime minister of Luxembourg, Xavier Bettel, is the first European Union leader to get gay-married.
  • Blues legend B.B. King is dead at the age of 89. He reportedly died peacefully in his sleep.

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