Hello, Slatest readers. Here’s what’s in the news on … [squints at calendar] Monday.
- Hillary Clinton announced a plan to close gun-show and other background-check loopholes through executive action—a plan that, depending on your viewpoint, is either intriguing or overreaching.
- A U.S. airstrike appears to have killed at least 22 people at a Doctors Without Borders facility in Afghanistan.
- Floods have devastated South Carolina and the water is still rising.
- Mother Jones found that at least 89 people have been killed in the U.S. by individuals who said they were motivated by the Columbine massacre.
- The Coast Guard acknowledged that a missing container ship with a crew of 33 people likely sank during Joaquin.
- Air France workers literally ripped the clothes off company executives’ bodies in response to an anouncement of potential layoffs.
- Also, a libertarian Florida U.S. Senate candidate (who has a surprisingly reasonable platform, given the rest of this sentence) admitted that he killed a goat and drank its blood.
Have a good day out there.