Gay football player Michael Sam was drafted by the St. Louis Rams. He celebrated by kissing his boyfriend on national TV. And it’s upfronts time: the TV networks are out this week with their fall schedules. Separatists in Eastern Ukraine have declared independence and asked Russia to annex the region. New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast talks about her new graphic memoir. And the California Assembly failed to pass a law that would set legal limits for driving under the influence of pot and other drugs. Does that mean that Californians can drive high with impunity?
Banner Image: Missouri Tigers defensive end Michael Sam speaks to the media in a press conference during the 2014 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports