'Systemic' Sexual-Harassment Issues at DOJ, Library of Congress to Stop Archiving Every Tweet, Family of Murdered Sex Worker Sues Hotel and Backpage: A.M. Links


  • Rafael Ben-Ari/Chameleons Eye/Newscom

    The Justice Department has "systemic" problems in how it handles sexual harassment claims, according to the DOJ inspector general.

  • Beginning in 2018, the Library of Congress will stop archiving every Twitter post and only store tweets "on a very selective basis."
  • Virginia is holding off on plans to decide the winner of a tied House of Delegates race by drawing a name, following an announcement from the Democratic candidate that he plans to challenge the results.
  • At NBC, "staffers have been told that if they find out about any affairs, romances, inappropriate relationships, or behavior in the office, they have to report it to human resources, their superior, or the company anti-harassment phone line" or face being disciplined themselves, an NBC "insider" is allegedly reporting.
  • "The Department of Homeland Security is increasingly going global," (because FYTW) The New York Times reports.
  • The family of a 25-year-old sex worker who was murdered by a client is now suing the hotel where she was murdered and the site where the woman posted ads for failing to have somehow prevented her death.
  • Cato Institute scholars weigh in on the crisis pregnancy center case before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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