What We're Following This Afternoon

Editor’s Note: This article previously appeared in a different format as part of The Atlantic’s Notes section, retired in 2021.

Supreme Court reverses Alabama’s denial of lesbian’s adoption: The state’s Supreme Court had refused to recognize the adoption that was granted in Georgia to the woman and her former partner. On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously reversed that decision. The case was V.L. v E.L.

The EU’s meeting with Turkey on migration: Turkey says it will do more to slow the flow of migrants entering the bloc—but with certain conditions. Europe is struggling with the most-severe refugee crisis since World War II. Most of those people fleeing the civil war in Syria live in Turkey.

Honoring Nancy Reagan: President Obama has ordered U.S. flags to be flown at half-staff “as a mark of respect for the memory of Nancy Reagan,” who died Sunday at age 94. The flags will be flown at half-staff until sunset on the day she’s buried next to President Reagan in Simi Valley, California.

News from the morning here