At the urging of national intelligence officials, President Trump decided not to release certain federal files related to the assassination of John F. Kennedy. The National Archives is allowed to publish about 2,800 files, "but about 300 additional records—the ones historians were most interested in seeing—will stay secret for now," reports The Washington Post.
- A Mississippi judge is banning a mother from seeing her new baby until she squares unpaid court fees. ("Even in the annals of 'oppressive things done to poor people due to unpaid court fees,' this story seems particularly monstrous," comments Radley Balko.)
- Saudi Arabia has granted citizenship to a robot named Sophia.
- Here's a fun, offline-until-now old profile of longtime New Republic Literary Editor (and alleged serial sexual-harasser) Leon Wieseltier that involves him wearing a coke spoon around his neck and playing intellectual gigolo to old Hollywood ladies.
- George Bush Sr. continues to collect allegations of ass grabbing.
What is the correct reward for the person who creates something that millions of people want badly enough to pay for it?
It’s an attempt to bypass Fourth and Fifth Amendment protections by insisting it’s not an arrest.
2 Women Filed Sexual Misconduct Complaints Against a Nigerian Immigrant a Day Before He Graduated From Harvard. He Never Got His Diploma.
Following an insider trading conviction and the collapse of his career, Damilare Sonoiki is suing Harvard.
Government officials should use the success of the competition as an educational moment.
As Progressive Twitter Erupts at Joe Rogan Endorsing Bernie Sanders, a Reminder: Elizabeth Warren's Sexism Gambit Backfired
Sanders' lead over Warren has doubled since her campaign tried using a private 2018 conversation against him.