AG Jeff Sessions to Testify, Remembering Adam West, and More
In March, Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the investigation into whether the Russians meddled in the 2016 presidential election. That’s because he himself had some meetings with Russian officials, though he told lawmakers at his confirmation hearing that he hadn’t.
Now Sessions has agreed to appear before the Senate Intelligence committee that’s carrying out the Russia investigation. Read the story from The AP.
Remembering Adam West
Adam West, who portrayed Batman in the 1960s television series, has died. He was 88. Read the story from The Atlantic.
NPR’s resident Bat-scholar Glen Weldon offers a personal remembrance of the late Adam West, explains how the actor rescued the character of Batman from oblivion, and explores his enduring legacy. Read the story from NPR.
Pulse Nightclub Shooting, One Year Later
Today marks a year since a gunman shot and killed 49 people in a gay nightclub in Orlando, the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. And now, the city’s gay Latinos are trying to build up their community by forming support groups, seeking seats at the tables of power, and creating a foundation to champion gays and Latinos. Read the story from The AP.