1. Adam Walker, an experienced long-distance open water swimmer, was on a 16-mile journey through the Cook Strait in New Zealand when he spotted a shark below him. Luckily, a pod of dolphins was nearby, and acted as his guards for the next hour of his swim.
- 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 🇺🇸