From The Texas Tribune: Joe Straus, the man who has checked the most insane ambitions of Texas Republicans, announced he will retire from the Legislature.
From Wired: A look at what happens in Russia when a women go public over sexual assault.
From The New York Times: The strange story of a doctored official photograph of Tillerson’s visit to Afghanistan.
From Bloomberg: Bundy-types are taking bold steps to cut off access to public land.
From Aeon: How a faulty metaphor complicates our understanding of the brain. Fantastic long read.