- Kurdish commanders say their forces are within 5 miles of Mosul.
- The Pentagon wants veterans from the California National Guard to return entrollment bonuses it says were improperly paid six years ago.
- A 72-year-old retired soldier in Japan blew himself up in a local park, leaving a suicide note and injuring three. Two other explosions occurred nearby.
- The undersecretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs will meet with the foreign minister of the Philippines after the Philippines president, Rodrigo Duterte, announced a "separation" from the United States. Duterte later called the U.S. the country's "closest friend."
- The ACLU of New Jersey criticized a high school football pre-game ceremony honoring police officers, the military, and first responders for its underlying "frightening message."
- A casino tour bus crashed with a big rig in California, killing at least 13 people and injuring more than 30 more.
"I chose to be that guy who didn't issue the apology," says Daniel Elder. "Things went from there and it wasn't good."
Biden's Latest Round of Student Loan Debt Forgiveness Is an Indictment of Federal Higher Education Subsidies
Thirty-five years after Bill Bennett sounded the alarm about student loan defaults, we still haven't learned a damn thing.
But the appeals court wasn't having it.
And as many as 75 percent of middle income households face a tax increase under Biden's plan, even though the highest-earning households will pay the vast majority of the costs.