He Acquitted 5 Men of Murder, Then Shot Himself – The New York Times

He said he’d rather die than live with the shame of convicting innocent men. He survived, and is facing charges.


Al Franken Moves Back Into the Public Eye With a SiriusXM Talk Show – The New York Times

The former U.S. senator is trying a comeback 21 months after he left government over allegations of unwanted sexual advances.

India Revokes Kashmir’s Special Status, Raising Fears of Unrest – The New York Times

All communication with Kashmir has been cut off by India, politicians are detained, and residents are confined to their homes, in an extreme form of eminent domain.

The government announced an end to decades of autonomy in the disputed region, raising tensions in the restive territory and roiling relations with Pakistan.