Fifty percent of Americans are not happy with the U.S. Supreme Court right now.
- Education Secretary Arne Duncan—one of just a few of Obama's original cabinet still remaining in office—will step down in December, the White House announced Friday.
- Japanese researchers aim to make a male birth control pill that works by blocking a specific protein found in sperm.
- Rand Paul's campaign told The Washington Post that he's not dropping out of the presidential race anytime soon and his fundraising was up over the past few weeks.
- There's not much to crow about in the latest jobs report.
- Garrell James may spend 30 years in federal prison for driving a sex worker across state lines while illegally possessing a firearm.
- A new documentary, The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, highlights feminism in the Black Panther Party. "We knew going into the film that by the early 1970s, women were the majority of the party," director Stanley Nelson told The New York Times. "But we also knew that's not how the story is usually told, so telling that became one of the objectives."
- A Federalist writer makes the bold (and 100 percent correct) case that mayonnaise is the worst condiment.
- "Where the fuck does the public think news comes from?"
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