This photo, labeled “Flu epidemic” by the archivist, is in the collections of the Dublin (California) Heritage Park and Museums. The library dates the picture “ca. 1920s,” but I’d wager this is from more like 1918-1920, when the global flu pandemic was a real big deal.
- 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 🇺🇸