1. The ruse:
There’s a statue of a woman on NYC’s High Line park that looks almost like one of those street performers who paint themselves silver and stand perfectly still. Just set out a pot in front of the statue, and let tourists drop their change in. Jeff Greenspan tried it, and it totally worked (he gave all the money collected to a real street performer).
- The CIA has officially—but very quietly—admitted that some allegations about its torture program were true.
- The U.S. government is suing Ferguson, Missouri, after the city tried to change a negotiated police reform settlement.
- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has dropped out of the 2016 Republican presidential race after poor results in New Hampshire 🇺🇸