“What Jenner has done—both on a personal and a public level—is no small feat. She used her access to the media to bring attention to a community that has fought hard for many years to have its stories heard, without being sensationalized. In that way, she has brought important attention to an often-marginalized and misunderstood community, while also being true to herself.” Peggy Drexler, author and former gender scholar at Stanford University on Bruce Jenner’s transition to Caitlyn
Hundreds joined Vice President Joe Biden to mourn the loss of his son Beau, former Delaware Attorney General, after losing his lengthy fight against brain cancer.
The OPEC has a major meeting today. Details here.
House lawmakers are renewing a bipartisan effort to toughen federal oversight of how colleges respond to campus sexual violence. (Finally.)
When perusing Pinterest, have you ever thought, “If only it were easier to buy the product I just repinned!” Problem solved.
South Korea has expanded its safety precautions as authorities nearly doubled the number of quarantined people they say may have been exposed to the MERS virus.
New research suggests that a previously recorded global warming “hiatus” may have been based on incorrect data.
An FDA panel has officially backed the “little pink pill”—the drug could be approved as soon as Aug. 18.
An ad for fashion brand Yves Saint Laurent that appeared in Elle UK magazine has been banned after a regulator deemed the model depicted in the ad as “unhealthily underweight.”