What we read while they checked the A/C in Miami…
- The prisoner exchange leading to the release of Bowe Bergdahl has led to spouts of Islamophobia and a variety of backlash, with many wondering why President Obama can release these five prisoners from Guantanamo Bay, while leaving others stranded in legal limbo. Perhaps lost in this is the plight of being a prisoner of war.
- Real life forensics labs are nothing like CSI.
- Last week marked the one year anniversary of Edward Snowden’s revelations. Here are four ways he’s changed the world. Is he obliged to accept punishment for his behavior? Noam Chomsky thinks not.
- A mother recalls the fallout from leaving her son in the car for five minutes.
- This week in oral histories: An MLB draft theme of Yankees #1 pick Brien Taylor and the amazing Cardinals class of 2009.