Extra, Extra

Admission Accomplished: “The Senate voted Wednesday to repeal the resolution that gave a green light for the 2003 invasion of Iraq, a bipartisan effort to return a basic war power to Congress 20 years after an authorization many now view as a mistake.”

+ If Not Now, When? Tennessee Governor says now’s not time to talk legislation. (They say we shouldn’t talk about gun laws right after a mass shooting. But it’s always right after a mass shooting in America.)

+ A Month of Sundays (and Tuesdays): “The Manhattan grand jury examining Donald Trump’s alleged role in a hush money payment to a porn star isn’t expected to hear evidence in the case for the next month largely due to a previously scheduled hiatus.” In the words of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Tuesday’s gone with the wind.

+ Serial-ized: “A Maryland court did not give the family of the murder victim in the case chronicled in the hit podcast ‘Serial’ enough time to attend a court hearing in person that led to Adnan Syed’s release, a Maryland appellate court ruled Tuesday, and it ordered a new hearing to be held.” Can anyone take another season of this case?

+ We Didn’t Start the Fire: “The situation exploded on Monday when a protest at a government-run migrant detention center in Ciudad Juárez led to a fire that killed at least 40 people. But scenes of overcrowding and desperation have been unfolding in recent weeks along the length of the border as the Biden administration prepares for yet another surge in migration this spring.” NYT: U.S. Border Policies Have Created a Volatile Logjam in Mexico.

+ Ivy Tower: “US college costs just keep climbing. And the increase is pushing the annual price for the upcoming academic year at Ivy League schools towards yet another hold-on-to-your-mortarboard mark: $90,000.” (And they’re still turning customers away in droves.)

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