1. This is Rihanna’s latest strange getup, for her new music video.
This highly uncomfortable evolution of the jort may seem like a Rihanna innovation, but it’s not — denim thongs have been done before.
- A University of Cincinnati officer has been charged with murder for shooting Samuel Dubose, an unarmed black man.
- Regulators are looking into allegations of "deceptive or unfair" marketing practices at the University of Phoenix.
- Mullah Omar, the Taliban's reclusive leader, died more than two years ago, Afghan officials say. The Taliban hasn't commented.