Wiretap: Four Marines killed in Chattanooga

Domestic terror?

The attack and killing of four Marines in Chattanooga is now being investigated as a domestic terror incident. The FBI says it does not yet have any information tying the shooter to any international terrorist organizations. Via The New York Times.

Trigger alert

In shooter’s high school yearbook:  “My name causes national security alerts. What does yours do?” Via The Washington Post.

The reasons

Police say Sandra Bland killed herself in a Texas jail. Why that’s so hard for many to believe. Via Vox.

Women and Paul

Why women aren’t on board with Rand Paul: His supporters tend to skew young. And young women tend to skew Democratic. Via The National Journal.

Selling austerity

How did Greece’s prime minister sell a wildly unpopular austerity package to his parliament? Via The Atlantic.

Cruel Greece

Tough stance on the Greek debt brings back image of “cruel German.” Via The Washington Post.

Trumping Trump

Rick Perry on The Donald: “I have a message for my fellow Republicans and the independents who will be voting in the primary process: what Mr. Trump is offering is not conservatism, it is Trump-ism – a toxic mix of demagoguery and nonsense.”

Raising wages

Is Hillary Clinton right that the federal government can actually do something about stagnating wages? Well, Paul Krugman thinks so. Via The New York Times.

 

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