Suspect in Central District Double Murder Arrested: Police caught the alleged killer of Dwone Anderson-Young and Ahmed Said in New Jersey yesterday. “It’s bittersweet. It’s not going to bring my son back but I want justice," says his mother, Falana Young-Wyatt.
Washington Wildfires Wreak Havoc: "A wind-driven, lightning-caused wildfire racing through rural north-central Washington destroyed about 100 homes Thursday and Friday, leaving behind solitary brick chimneys and burned-out automobiles as it blackened hundreds of square miles in the scenic Methow Valley northeast of Seattle."
Ukraine Says It Has Proof That Russian Missiles Hit Jet: "It accused Russia and separatist rebels in the east of trying to cover up what it called their role in the disaster by blocking recovery workers’ access to the crash site, removing evidence, and secretly transferring the missile launchers back to Russia just hours after the crash." Those dead are believed to include roughly 100 pioneering AIDS researchers.
Obama Approves Sonic Cannons for Oil and Gas Exploration Along Eastern Coast: "Yes, Obama is a climate disaster," says Sightline analyst Eric de Place. "Damn the whales, let's use sonic cannons to find more deep sea oil."
Chelsea Manning to Begin Gender Transition: "It has been almost a year since we first filed our request for adequate medical care," says David Coombs, Manning's lawyer.
The Death Toll On Both Sides, Day By Day: Hamas openly touts its intention to kill Israeli civilians. Israel says it tries not to kill Palestinian civilians. But at a certain point, when you've killed dozens of women and children, as MSNBC's Chris Hayes says, your proclaimed intentions lose their importance.
Some Good Fucking News: J Dilla's MPC beat-making device is going in the Smithsonian.
Weird Al turns Robin Thicke's creepy "Blurred Lines" ditty into a grammar lesson: