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ThinkProgress:
Did Sergeant Bergdahl Desert The Army Or Did The Army Desert Him?  —  Vikram J. Singh is Vice President for National Security and International Affairs at the Center for American Progress.  —  The mental health issues of soldiers during our longest period of war are often overlooked.
ABC News:
Hillary Clinton Won't Second Guess President Obama's ‘Very Hard Choice’ On Bergdahl … In an exclusive interview with ABC's Diane Sawyer, Hillary Clinton defended President Obama's decision to swap five Taliban prisoners for U.S. solider Bowe Bergdahl, saying she won't second guess him.
Jason Stein / JSOnline:
Federal judge overturns Wisconsin's gay marriage ban  —  Judi Trampf (left) and her partner Katy Heyning speak during a news conference in February by the American Civil Liberties Union about a lawsuit challenging the state's seven-year-old ban on gay marriage.  A federal judge in Madison on Friday overturned the ban.
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Chris Geidner / BuzzFeed:
Federal Judge Strikes Down Wisconsin Ban On Same-Sex Couples' Marriages  —  The ruling will not go into effect immediately.  —  WASHINGTON — A federal judge in Wisconsin Friday struck down the state's ban on same-sex couples marrying, joining federal judges across the nation to have reached …
Discussion: CNN and ThinkProgress
WISC-TV:
Dane County Clerk to stay open late after same-sex ruling
Discussion: The Week
Kathleen Hunter / Bloomberg:
No Evidence of ‘Credible Threat’ to Bergdahl: Feinstein  —  The Senate Intelligence Committee chairwoman said she hasn't been convinced that there was a “credible threat” against the life of freed Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl that motivated the White House to keep its plans secret from Congress.
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Ben Domenech / The Federalist:
Four Things To Keep In Mind Regarding Bowe Bergdahl
Discussion: Hot Air
Edward-Isaac Dovere / Politico:
John Podesta: U.S. can monitor detainees released in Bergdahl deal
Discussion: The Hill
New York Times:
The Rush to Demonize Sgt. Bergdahl  —  Four months ago, Senator John McCain said he would support the exchange of five hard-core Taliban leaders for the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.  “I would support,” he told CNN.  “Obviously I'd have to know the details, but I would support ways of bringing …
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WSB-TV:
Deputy shot at Forsyth Co. courthouse  —  FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. —  Cumming police say a Forsyth County deputy was shot at the county courthouse.  —  The shooting happened at Forsyth County Administration Building on East Main Street Friday morning.  Law enforcement sources told Channel …
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Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Report: Forsyth deputy shot, suspect dead, courthouse evacuated
Mushtaq Yusufzai / NBC News:
Freed Taliban Commander Tells Relative He'll Fight Americans Again  —  “Noorullah Noori kept insisting he would go to Afghanistan and fight American forces there,” a Taliban commander told NBC News.
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Stephen F. Hayes / Weekly Standard:
The Unraveling  —  How the Obama administration's story …
The Seattle Times:
Hero's quick thinking likely saved lives at SPU  —  He's described as quiet, gentle, outdoorsy; a young man of deep Christian faith and dedicated student on the cusp of a promising life beyond college.  But by several accounts Thursday, a single word prevailed when describing Seattle Pacific University student Jon Meis: hero.
Noah Rothman / Mediaite:
D-Day Interpretive Dance Caps Off Month of Disrespect for Vets  —  If you weren't sure that the Western world's supposed admiration for the sacrifices of military veterans was just lip service, you were privy to a rather definitive confirmation of that fact in the past four weeks.
WTVC-TV:
Man Killed in Accidental Shooting While Driving  —  A family is grieving after a man, who was only a mile away from his home, accidentally shoots himself while driving Wednesday afternoon.  —  49-year-old James McKenzie died from his injuries.  —  NewsChannel 9 has learned that the victim …
Matthew Continetti / Washington Free Beacon:
Dialing It In  —  One evening in March, during a visit to Italy, President Obama asked the U.S. ambassador to round up a bunch of—and I quote—"interesting Italians" for a dinner at the ambassadorial residence.  The history of the property, the Villa Taverna, goes as far back as the tenth century.
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Roy Edroso / alicublog:
FRIDAY AROUND-THE-HORN.
Discussion: Lawyers, Guns & Money and Eschaton
BBC:
D-Day: Hove veteran disappears for Normandy trip  —  Staff had not been able to get Bernard Jordan on to an accredited tour to Normandy, but he made his own way there  —  An 89-year-old WW2 veteran disappeared from his nursing home without saying where he was going and went to France for the D-Day commemorations.
Discussion: WAMC, Hullabaloo and The PJ Tatler
Marc Caputo / Naked Politics:
Dem donor John Morgan blasts ‘irrelevant...irritant’ DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz over RX pot  —  Major Democratic donor John Morgan blasted the national party's chair, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, as an “irritant” who is becoming “irrelevant” after she voiced concerns …
Discussion: TPNN and Washington Free Beacon
Michael M. Grynbaum / New York Times:
Brooklyn Will Vie to Host 2016 Democratic National Convention, de Blasio Says  —  Brooklyn, a nexus of the new Democratic left that has morphed from working-class enclave to a gritty, global arbiter of cool, will vie to host the Democratic National Convention in 2016, Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York City said on Friday.
Katie Glueck / Politico:
Rand Paul: Let's trade Dems, not Taliban  —  FORT WORTH, Texas — Sen. Rand Paul on Friday likened Democrats to the recently released Taliban detainees at Guantánamo Bay in a speech here at the Texas GOP convention.  —  “Mr. President, you love to trade people,” …
The White House:
Remarks by President Obama at the 70th Anniversary of D-Day — Omaha Beach, Normandy  —  Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial  —  PRESIDENT OBAMA: President Hollande; to the people of France; friends; the family; our veterans:  —  If prayer were made of sound, the skies over England that night would have deafened the world.
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Wall Street Journal:
Schumer Drops by Graduations to Tell Same ‘Loser’ Story  —  New York Senator Often Arrives Unadvertised but Colleges Aren't Complaining; 'It's a Tradition'  —  New York Sen. Chuck Schumer likes to show up unannounced at college commencements in the state, and he often tells this story about the summer after he graduated from Harvard.
Michael Peck / The National Interest:
Five Ways D-Day Could Have Been a Disaster  —  With hindsight, it is easy to assume that by 1944, the Third Reich was doomed.  It could have all gone very wrong.  —  General Dwight D. Eisenhower's face was grim but composed as he read a short message to the assembled group of reporters on the morning of June 7, 1944.
 
 
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Jim Treacher / The Daily Caller:
PA 1st-Grader Accidentally Brings Toy Gun To School, Turns It In, Gets Suspended
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Chan Kyong Park / Agence France-Presse:
North Korea detains third US tourist
Discussion: The Daily Caller and The PJ Tatler
John Paczkowski / Re/code:
Code/red: Yes, Apple's First Wearable Device Is Slated for October
Reihan Salam / Slate:
The New York City mayor's terrible plan to reduce work requirements for recipients of public assistance.
Discussion: National Review
Seung Min Kim / Politico:
No immigration in GOP's June plans
Discussion: The Hill and ThinkProgress
Brian Tashman / Right Wing Watch:
Tony Perkins Says Gay Rights Advocates Want Anti-Christian Holocaust, Will ‘Start Rolling Out The Boxcars’
Washington Post:
Half of Americans say gay marriage is a constitutional right
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Inside the Implosion of GOProud, the Right's Most Notorious Pro-Gay Group
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