Vermont’s socialist senator will make it official, he’s running for president as a Democrat, offering strong challenge to Hillary Clinton…
–on the day after Bill Clinton’s criticism of his own mass incarceration legacy, Hillary echoes him in campaign speech
–Mumia Abu Jamal, well-known victim of racist system, is near death due to botched medical care; the video report is here
–Long Beach cop killed unarmed Latino last week, and denied mom an ambulance ride with her dying son
–former Guantanamo prisoners released to Uruguay are protesting their situation at the US embassy
–like Nixon’s secret war in Cambodia, Obama’s running a war in Afghanistan that’s enabled by Americans’ indifference
–mis-tweet from Twitter causes its $7 billion drop in its value
–as “Louie Louie” singer dies, we dive into the FBI file on the agency’s hilarious efforts to decipher the lyrics. Here’s a scan of a report from the FBI Labs.