- Newsmaker: Riots in Cincinnati - Last night, Cincinnati erupted in violence after the shooting death of an unarmed, 19-year-old black man by a white police officer. Howard Wilkinson, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, updates the situation, including elected officials attempts to calm the city and an impending Department of Justice investigation.
- Reporter's Notebook: The Netherlands OKs Euthanasia - The Netherlands has codified the decisions that neighboring countries leave to medical doctors. Jacob Kohnstamm, a Dutch senator and president of the Dutch Voluntary Euthanasia Society, details the new euthanasia legislation and chides critics who compare the practice to the actions of Nazi Germany.
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