Today in 5 Lines
The White House revealed that U.S. airstrikes have killed between 64 to 116 civilians outside war zones since 2009. U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said she will accept the recommendations of federal prosecutors in the investigation over Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server. California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation regulating assault weapons and the sale of ammunition. The latest draft of the Democratic Party platform shows the addition of the many progressive provisions Bernie Sanders has been advocating for. And ISIS has claimed responsibility for an attack in the Bangladeshi capital, where at least two people have been killed and an estimated 20 people are being held hostage.
Today on The Atlantic
Clinton Offers a Eulogy for The Toast: In a small corner of the internet, a community of loyal, literary-humor-loving readers is going wild: The Democratic presidential nominee shared a personal message on the feminist blog in honor of its final day of publication. (Adrienne LaFrance)
Fighting to Cure an Ailing Party: Conservative columnist and commentator George Will denounced the GOP this past weekend. The move, David Frum writes, sparks “a haunting question for the many other Republicans and conservatives repelled by the looming nomination of Donald Trump as the Republican candidate for president of the United States: What will you do?”
One Less Problem: The passage of legislation this week that helped Puerto Rico stave off a historic default may have provided some relief to the territory, but it doesn’t solve the underlying issues that created the mess to begin with. (Gillian B. White)