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.

Johnny Manziel is indicted: The former NFL quarterback was charged with assault for allegedly hitting his ex-girlfriend. More here

A step toward peace in South Sudan: Riek Machar, the rebel leader, returned to the country and was sworn in as vice president. His deal with President Salva Kiir is aimed at ending the two-year civil war that had engulfed the world’s newest nation.

Justice for U.K.’s Hillsborough victims: A jury has ruled that the 96 soccer fans who died in the 1989 stadium stampede were unlawfully killed. More here

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