Oh, hey, did you hear there was a solar eclipse visible across much of the United States today? Apparently lots of folks are talking about it.
- But there's other news, too! The University of Texas in Austin removed some Confederate statues in the middle of the night. Also, a monument to Christopher Columbus in Baltimore was vandalized overnight. And a guy in Houston, Texas, was arrested for allegedly attempting to plant a bomb on a Confederate statue.
- Trying to protect President Donald Trump and his family with all their traveling is busting the payroll budget of the Secret Service.
- An Ohio judge was shot in an apparent ambush attack outside a courthouse Jefferson County. The alleged attacker was killed when the judge and a probation officer returned fire. The judge survived the shooting and was brought to the hospital for surgery. (UPDATE: The Associated Press tweeted that the shooter was the father of one of the football players convicted of rape in Steubenville in 2012)
- The suspected van driver in last week's terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain, was shot and killed by police today 25 miles west of the city.
- The White House is prepping for a less-than-friendly reception for Trump for his appearance this week at a rally in Phoenix.
- Baltimore now has a third case of an officer using body-camera footage to re-enact the discovery of evidence. This time the officer apparently self-reported what was done.
Workers say they've had their hours cut and lost other benefits, such as health insurance. If only someone could have predicted that.
A new ethnic studies curriculum will teach students that "ancient mathematical knowledge has been appropriated by Western culture."
State Rep. Daniel Hunt's bill is an obvious First Amendment violation says Jim Manley of the Pacific Legal Foundation.
Sarasota deputies violated best practices and ethical standards for sting operations.
Warren says her wealth tax math "clearly" adds up. It doesn't.