We've been here before: Black man, police, fatal shooting, cell phone video, social media outrage. It's happened again, this time in Louisiana and Minnesota. The feds are investigating the death of Alton Sterling
in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Sterling, who sold CDs and DVDs outside a convenience store, was shot and killed after an encounter with two officers who were on top of him. In Falcon Heights, Minnesota, a woman live-streamed on Facebook after her boyfriend, Philando Castile
, was shot dead by police after being pulled over in a traffic stop. State officials are investigating Castile's shooting death.
Attorney General Loretta Lynch isn't pressing charges
against Hillary Clinton, so the scandal over Clinton's private email usage while she was secretary of state is over, right? Don't bet on it. Republicans see an opening to Clinton's political weak spot -- trustworthiness and judgment -- and have vowed to hit it
. They're hauling FBI Director James Comey before a congressional panel
today to explain why he didn't want to prosecute Clinton. House Speaker Paul Ryan says Clinton shouldn't be allowed access to classified material
before the election. But you have to wonder: is the GOP already in danger of overplaying its hand, like it did 20 years ago with another big Clinton scandal?
3. Bangladesh Eid attack
The attacks never seem to end. Assailants struck again in Bangladesh, this time at a massive Eid gathering. More than 300,000 worshipers were praying when the attackers hit a checkpoint
near the event this morning with guns and bombs. Two police officers were killed and at least 14 others were hurt, but apparently none of the worshipers were injured. As of this morning the attackers were surrounded by police in a house. The country has been on edge since last week's terror attack
on a Dhaka cafe that left 22 dead.
4. Campaign 2016
Everyone thought Donald Trump was going to continue to blast Hillary Clinton over her email woes during a rally last night in Cincinnati, Ohio. Oh no, Trump went another route. He inexplicably revived his own controversy
over tweeting an image widely criticized as anti-Semitic. He said his staff "shouldn't have" deleted the graphic -- which featured Clinton and a six-pointed star on a bed of money with the words "most corrupt candidate ever." The crowd cheered his words, but many observers are baffled that Trump didn't fully exploit a chance to politically hit Clinton where it hurts.
5. Super typhoon Nepartak
It's almost a literal perfect storm. Super typhoon Nepartak
is going to slam into Taiwan tomorrow with the force equivalent to a Category 5 hurricane. Massive flooding and power outages for more than 3.1 million households are predicted. Troops have been mobilized across the country; and emergency services ramped up. Meteorologists and storm chasers are marveling over Nepartak's size and shape, calling it "near-perfect."
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Eye on the sky
A black hole chomping on a star. Sure, we've seen it in the movies, but now astronomers have captured it
with an Earth-sized radio telescope network.
Killing the radio star
CBS is about to spin off its radio biz
. CBS Radio owns and operates 117 stations and dates back to 1928.
'We Are The Wilsons'
Send some congrats to Russell Wilson and Ciara because the NFL QB and R&B singer tied the knot
in England. Pics posted yesterday on social media.
Today in facepalm
Boy Scouts and Hooters girls
team up at a camp in Colorado. What could possibly go wrong?
Unbearably good reality TV
Grizzlies slain and eaten. Cubs rescued and cast away. Riveting battles over fishing territories. That's right, it's time once again for Bearcam
AND FINALLY ...
Dancing with The Boss
Bruce Springsteen pulls a young lady on stage mid-song (just like in "Dancing in the Dark
"), but this 4-year-old is way cuter than Courteney Cox.