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.

Paul Ryan isn’t running for president: Or is he?

Deutsche Bank freezes expansion plans in North Carolina: The decision was prompted by HB2, the state law that ends certain protections for gays, lesbians, and transgender people. PayPal announced similar plans last week.

A monument for women’s equality: President Obama designated the Sewall-Belmont House and Museum in Washington, D.C., a national monument. Marina reports the museum will be renamed “the Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument, in honor of Belmont and Alice Paul, who founded the National Women’s Party in 1917 and would become the key strategist of the campaign for the women’s vote in the 1910s.”

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