'Negroland,' Unreliable Isis Intel, and Suing Your Bank

California may be about to adopt its own version of a “right-to-die” law. Yesterday, the End of Life Option Act cleared the State Assembly, and it’s expected to also be approved in the Senate. If the governor signs it, the law will take effect next year. The proposal gained attention last year when 29-year-old Brittany Maynard moved from California to Oregon to end her life. Oregon enacted its death with dignity laws nearly 20 years ago. And Apple rolled out its fall line of new products yesterday; we take a look at that and other tech news in our weekly web roundup. Then, 50 intelligence analysts say their reports on ISIS and Al Qaeda are being watered down by senior officials. And now the Pentagon’s inspector general is investigating. Next, Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Margo Jefferson explores the world of African American privilege in her new memoir, Negroland. It’s the story of growing up black and affluent in Chicago in the ‘50s and ‘60s. Finally, the story behind Brookstone Law, which is suing banks on behalf of homeowners. But whether these lawsuits have merit is highly questionable. And the characters behind Brookstone are a whole different story.