Today in 5 Lines
Voters in Arizona and Florida head to the polls to cast their ballots in congressional primaries, and Florida Senator Marco Rubio, who’s up for reelection, refused to commit to serving a full six-year term if he wins. Maine Governor Paul LePage suggested in a radio interview that he might resign amid controversy over his recent racist comments, but he later walked back the idea in a Twitter post. President Obama granted clemency to 111 inmates, bringing the total number of sentences his administration has commuted to 673. Wired announced that Obama will “guest-edit” its November issue. ISIS’s news agency Amaq reported that the group’s spokesman, Abu Muhammad al-Adnani, was killed in Syria.
Today on The Atlantic
Unintended Consequences: Trigger warnings and safe spaces aim to protect marginalized communities from offensive statements they may encounter. But Alan Levinovitz writes that they can also ostracize religious students who may disagree with them.
Where Are the Female Police?: The U.S. Department of Justice found in an investigation of the Baltimore Police department that officers were negligent and hostile toward victims of sex crimes. One solution, research shows, is to hire more female officers, but this tactic is largely underused across the country. (Christina Asquith)
A Struggling Revolution: It looks likely that Tim Canova, the Sanders-backed challenger to congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, will lose Tuesday’s Democratic primary race in Florida. Here’s how Sanders’s political revolution never came through for the Canova campaign. (Clare Foran)