A magnitude 7.0-earthquake hit Japan today, yielding a tsunami warning.
- Bernie Sanders visited the Vatican to talk about an "immoral" economy, without mentioning the unprecedented rise in prosperity the world has seen in the last half century.
- The transport minister of Belgium resigned over lapses in airport security revealed by a leaked European Union report.
- Germany's Angela Merkel is allowing the prosecution of a German comedian for allegedly insulting the Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan.
- President Obama gets HBO's Game of Thrones early. Can it be subject to a FOIA request?
- John Kasich fielded a question from a college student about feeling safer regarding sexual violence, harrassment, and rape.
The Washington Post Tried To Memory-Hole Kamala Harris' Bad Joke About Inmates Begging for Food and Water
At a time when legacy publications are increasingly seen as playing for one political "team" or the other, this type of editorial decision will not do anything to fix that perception.
The new president availed himself of Seila Law v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Partisans who abandon constitutional principles because they prove inconvenient are in for a rude surprise when the other team wins.
The president could form a sizable splinter party if he's serious, but GOP defectors would have major ballot-access issues. Might they take over a smaller party instead?