Daniel Halper / Weekly Standard:
Trump Attacks McCain for Being Prisoner of War: 'I Like People That Weren't Captured' — Speaking today in Iowa, Donald Trump attacked John McCain for being a former prisoner of war. Watch here: — “He's not a war hero,” Trump, a Republican running for president, said of McCain.
Discussion: Washington Post, Political Wire, Hot Air, No More Mister Nice Blog, PoliticusUSA, Guardian, Hit & Run and The PJ Tatler
Philip Bump / Washington Post: Donald Trump disparaged John McCain's military service. Is this the end of his run?
Taegan Goddard / Political Wire: Trump Won't Apologize for McCain Comment
Steve M. / No More Mister Nice Blog: TRUMP JUST MADE IT EASY FOR HIS COWARD OPPONENTS TO ATTACK HIM WITHOUT ATTACKING TRUMPISM
Hrafnkell Haraldsson / PoliticusUSA: Donald Trump, Who Deferred His Way out of Combat, Attacks John McCain's War Hero Status
Jesse Walker / Hit & Run: Donald Trump Offends McCain Fans with Old Al Franken Joke
Ben Schreckinger / Politico:
Trump attacks McCain: 'I like people who weren't captured' — Donald Trump might finally have crossed the line. — Appearing on Saturday at the Family Leadership Summit in Ames, Iowa, the real estate mogul took his running feud with Arizona Sen. John McCain to a new level. — Story Continued Below
Discussion: ABC News, JSOnline, Outside the Beltway and Mashable
Mary Spicuzza / JSOnline: Scott Walker takes on Donald Trump over McCain remark
Doug Mataconis / Outside the Beltway: Donald Trump On John McCain: I Like People Who Weren't Captured
Dante Chinni / Wall Street Journal:
Trump Surge Leaves All but Jeb Bush in Donald's Dust — Something strange has happened to the Republican presidential field since Donald Trump joined it a month ago: Mr. Trump and Jeb Bush are rising. Everyone else is falling in the polls, or seems stuck in place.
Sahil Kapur / Bloomberg Business:
Trump on John McCain: 'I Like People That Weren't Captured, Okay?' — Donald Trump went where nobody could have expected even Donald Trump to go. — The real estate mogul and Republican presidential candidate, who's leading the field in several recent polls, lit into Senator John McCain …
Discussion: Gothamist, Des Moines Register, Raw Story and The Daily Caller
Tom Boggioni / Raw Story: Watch Donald Trump continue war of words with John McCain: 'He's only a war hero because he was captured'
Sailor from Paulding one of Chattanooga shooting victims — Darlene Proxmire, the step-grandmother of Randall Smith, called NewsChannel 15 Saturday morning and said he passed away around 4 a.m. — This is an update to the previously published story: — PAULDING COUNTY, Ohio (WANE) …
Discussion: WCMH-TV, Guardian, WKRN-TV, KXAN-TV and The Gateway Pundit
Mike Bowersock / WCMH-TV: Ohio sailor shot in Chattanooga passed away
Ed Pilkington / Guardian: Chattanooga gunman: foreign links of ‘a new generation of terrorist’ investigated
Rachael Teague / KXAN-TV: Death toll rises following Chattanooga shootings
Jim Hoft / The Gateway Pundit: Sad News: Navy Petty Officer Randall Smith Becomes 5th Victim of Chattanooga Terror Attack
Sailor in Chattanooga shooting has died, death toll now 5
Sailor in Chattanooga shooting has died, death toll now 5
Discussion: WANE-TV, Scared Monkeys, NBC News, Guardian, Liberty Unyielding, Fox News Insider, USA Today, National Review, WTKR-TV and Washington Free Beacon
Scared Monkeys: Chatanooga, Tennessee Terror Attack Death Toll Rises to 5 ... 24 Year Old Navy Petty Officer …
Alastair Jamieson / NBC News: Sailor Wounded in Chattanooga Shooting Dies
Jana Kasperkevic / Guardian: Chattanooga shooting: death toll hits five as navy says injured sailor dies
David Jackson / USA Today: Obama calls Chattanooga Marine killing ‘heartbreaking’
Andrew McCarthy / National Review: The U.S. Sailor Shot by the Chattanooga Jihadist Has Died
Neil Irwin / New York Times:
Forecasters Expect a Strong Economy for the 2016 Presidential Election — When it comes to elections, fundamentals matter. A lot. — A wide range of political science research suggests that if you want to know who will win the presidency, the state of the economy …
Discussion: US News
Chad Stone / US News: Jeb Bush's Supply-Side Fantasy
10lb. baby boy born on Beltway 8 en route to birthing center — HOUSTON - A baby boy was born in the family car on Beltway 8 while on the way to the birthing center - and it was all captured on video. — The video shows a mom in the last stages of labor.
Greece debt crisis: Reforms ‘will fail’ - Varoufakis — Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has told the BBC that economic reforms imposed on his country by creditors are “going to fail”, ahead of talks on a huge bailout. — Mr Varoufakis said Greece was subject to a programme that will …
Discussion: The Atlantic, Reuters, Common Dreams, Bloomberg Business, Guardian and NPR
Adam Chandler / The Atlantic: A New Beginning for Greece? — Greek Prime Minister Alexis …
Karolina Tagaris / Reuters: Greek banks to re-open Monday as Tsipras eyes new start
Lauren McCauley / Common Dreams: Tsipras Boots Syriza's Left from Government
Scott Neuman / NPR: Greece's Ex-Finance Minister: Bailout Reforms Will ‘Fail’
New York Times:
At a Mosque, Grief Mixes With Fear of Revenge — CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Just beyond a massive strip mall, with its Best Buy and Hobby Lobby, Abdul Baasit, the imam at the Islamic Society of Greater Chattanooga, found himself preaching on Friday about a nightmare.
Discussion: Pamela Geller and Jihad Watch
Goodbye to All That Gawking — To steal a tired line from an old dead writer: Gawker in 2013 was a very special time and place to be a part of. I think - hope - that I still have some good years of writing and reporting and editing ahead of me, but whatever form that future takes …
Discussion: Raw Story, The Daily Banter, The Intercept, Washington Post, Hit & Run and The Daily Caller, more at Mediagazer »
TBogg / Raw Story: It's all about the ethics in ‘outing’ journalism — and Gawker's executive editors still don't get it
Chez Pazienza / The Daily Banter: Former Gawker Writer Slams Retracted Report, Says Site Is Now “Short of Grownups in the Room”
Jonathan Weisman / New York Times:
Republicans Setting Sights on Same-Sex Marriage Law — WASHINGTON — Days after a showdown over the Confederate flag, House Republicans are barreling toward a new confrontation on another contentious issue: How should Congress respond to the Supreme Court's decision to legalize same-sex marriage?
Obama, the Great Negotiator — It is not often that I feel compelled to defend President Obama. But in this case I will. The recent nuclear deal with Iran reveals that he is not a poor negotiator but rather an excellent one. — The President has been mocked for his negotiation skills throughout …