A U.S. military plane crash Monday in rural Mississippi has left all 16 passengers dead. Marine Corps spokeswoman Capt. Sarah Burns said in a statement that the plane "experienced a mishap," but did not elaborate.
- A new Amnesty International report says Iraqi forces and the American-military coalition backing them may have committed war crimes in Mosul.
- What did Trump Jr. know and when did he know it? The Weekly Standard breaks it down.
- Not content to sell bullshit about Super Bowl-related sex trafficking, advocates are now warning about a sex trafficking spike during solar eclipses.
- In D.C., arrests for public use of marijuana tripled last year, with 400 people arrested—up from 142 in 2015.
"My cousin committed suicide while on duty at the armory after coming home from a tour abroad."
In the best of all possible worlds, such actions wouldn't be necessary. In the current climate, boycotting social media might spark a return to a robust marketplace of ideas.
The Utah Supreme Court upheld a six-month suspension without pay, based in part (though not entirely) on these remarks; the judge has a history of past discipline on other grounds as well.
"I want to be clear that the comments I made are not indicative of who I am or who I've become in the years since."