TODAY  New Taliban Leader, Cosby to Trial

New Leadership: The Taliban has admitted that the US drone strike killed their leader and they’ve already named a replacement. Next up in the crosshairs for a drone strike is Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada, a lieutenant to the late Mullah Akhtar Mansour. One of Mansour’s new deputies is Mullah Yaqoub, the son of the previous, and dead, Taliban chief, Mullah Muhammad Omar.

YESTERDAY  Baltimore Cop Innocent, Message to Pakistan

Black Lives: One of the Baltimore police officers indicted in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died of injuries suffered in police custody, has been acquitted of all charges.

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The Campaign: Protesters, some of them carrying banners that read “Trump is Fascist” and “We’ve heard enough” clashed with police outside a Trump rally in Albuquerque last night. The demonstrators knocked over trash cans, and threw burning T-shirts and plastic bottles. The police responded with pepper spray and smoke.

Inside, the man who wants to be president, taunted people who interrupted the rally saying, “Go home to mommy.”

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Guns for Vietnam, Not a Normal Candidate

Monday, May 23, 2016

Vietnam War Ends: President Obama announced overnight in Vietnam that the US is ending its ban on selling American weapons to that country. It’s a move against China, which has been bullying other countries in the region. “This change will …

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Drone Hits Taliban Mullah, Cabin Smoke

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Zapped: The leader of the Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mansour, is believed to have been killed in a drone strike along the Afghanistan/Pakistan border, according to the Pentagon. The US military is still trying to verify that he is dead, but …

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Bodies and Debris, India Heat Wave

Saturday, May 21, 2016

EgyptAir: Searchers have found floating luggage, seats, and body parts from the downed EgyptAir passenger jet. The Airbus 320 was flying normally overnight Thursday from Paris to Cairo when it suddenly jerked to the left, then spun right and plummeted …

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Page Two

The Cuba Diaries

Sunday, March 13, 2016

An Alphabet of Maladies

Friday, February 26, 2016

The Healthcare Confusion Act

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Freedom from Speech

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Too Big to Fire

Friday, June 19, 2015

More Probable Than Not

Thursday, May 14, 2015

A Hero in His Own Mind

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Support Your Local Police … Or Else

Friday, January 2, 2015

It's Been Said

“If this isn't the end for the Republican Party, it'll be a shame. They dominated American political life for 50 years and were never anything but monsters. They bred in their voters the incredible attitude that Republicans were the only people within our borders who raised children, loved their country, died in battle or paid taxes. They even sullied the word "American" by insisting they were the only real ones.”

-Matt Taibbi writing in Rolling Stone.