Afghan Taliban leader Likely Killed in U.S. Strike
Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was likely killed in a U.S. military drone strike in Pakistan authorized by U.S. President Barack Obama, a U.S. official says, speaking on condition of anonymity. Mana Rabiee reports. (Reuters)
Watch: Rapist Daniel Holtzclaw's Guilty Verdicts Read in OKC Court
From OKC Fox: Former Oklahoma City Police Department officer Daniel Holtzclaw has been found guilty on 18 charges, including rape and sexual battery.
The verdict came back Thursday evening in Oklahoma County Court. Holtzclaw was found guilty of 18 of his 36 charges, the ranging from first degree rape to sexual battery. Holtzclaw was found guilty on four counts of first degree rape, one count of second degree rape, six counts of sexual battery, four counts of forcible oral sodomy and three co...
Meet the Vodou Priestess Summoning Healing Spirits in Post-Earthquake Haiti
Broadly teams up with Academy Award-winning director, Lucy Walker in search of healing in Haiti. We travel to the heart of Port-au-Prince, Haiti to join Priestess Manbo Katy as she summons the spirits to help heal her community. (Vice)
Clashes Erupt As Kenyans Protest For Electoral Reform: VICE News Quick Hit
Hundreds of Kenyans gathered in the capital of Nairobi for the third consecutive Monday to urge the government to replace officials in the electoral oversight commission. Protesters say the country can't otherwise hold a free and fair general election next year. (VICE News)
Rachel Dolezal Writing Book On Racial Identity, Has No Regrets
TODAY wrote: One year ago, Rachel Dolezal, who was the head of the Spokane, Washington chapter of the NAACP, made headlines when it was revealed that she was white by birth despite identifying herself as a black woman for decades. She tells TODAY's Savannah Guthrie she's "ready to move on" after a difficult year, though "I don't have any regrets about how I identify.
President Obama surprised a group of college journalists visiting the White House when he popped in on Josh Earnest's press briefing Thursday. Obama told the students not to be dismayed by this year's political campaign and to get out and vote (Associated Press).
A Mexican federal judge has ruled that reputed drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman can be extradited to the United States, according to a news release from the Mexican Federal Court. CNN's Boris Sanchez reports.
Cops harass and abuse African-Americans every day in America. Usually you don't hear about it, but when it's the son of a Daily Beast editor, you do. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. (The Young Turks)