Michael Courts, Acting Director of International Affairs and Trade at the GAO found himself on the hot seat. Unfortunately for him — and members of the committee — GAO isn’t in much of a position to actually answer any questions about the attack or what went wrong, as his testimony painfully demonstrated.
- Joyce Mitchell, the prison worker who was accused of helping inmates Richard Matt and David Sweat escape from a New York prison, pleaded guilty and faces up to seven years in prison.
- Several people have been wounded after a shooting near Barcelona's famed La Rambla street, according to Spanish media.
- President Obama addressed the 54-member African Union, a first for a sitting U.S. president. The speech marks the end of his historic five-day trip to East Africa.