Donald Trump Jr. Releases Emails Showing He Embraced Help From Russia, a Military Plane Crash Kills at Least 16, and More

Donald Trump Jr. posted an email chain from June 2016 on Twitter, revealing he knew Russia was working to support the Trump campaign. In the emails, Trump Jr. discussed plans to meet with a woman described as a “Russian government attorney” to hear damaging information on Hillary Clinton. In a statement, the president’s son said the Russian lawyer provided no information on Clinton, and wanted to talk about adoption policy. Read the story from The AP. 


Fiery Military Plane Crash Kills at Least 16

In the deadliest Marine crash since 2005, a Marine Corps refueling tanker crashed and burned in a field in rural Mississippi on Monday afternoon, killing all 16 military members onboard. Read the story from The AP. 


New Rule Opens Credit Card Companies and Banks To Class-Action Suits

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a new rule to prevent financial institutions from requiring customers settle disputes by arbitration rather than going to court. Read the story from NPR.


Japanese Blogger Points Out Timeline Flaw In Supposed Earhart Photo

An undated photo in the U.S. National Archives ignited speculation that Amelia Earhart survived a 1937 crash, but library records show the same photo appears in a book published two years before Earhart disappeared. Read the story from NPR.