Hey you guys, this week was kind of a thing what with the tornadoes and terrorism. But you know what? It’s Friday, and it’s a long weekend. So let’s catch up on the news and then go to our happy places.
In a speech Thursday, Obama acted to curtail drone strikes and the scope of the war on terror. New York Times
The Boy Scouts of America voted to admit openly gay youths. Leaders still can’t be gay. But hey, it’s a step. New York Times
Archaeologists have discovered thousands of cave paintings in Mexico. The paintings are important because they depict a pre-Hispanic culture that no one knew about before now. BBC
Riots in Stockholm continue. The cause is dissatisfaction about the treatment of poor immigrants by police. BBC
Britain continues to react to the grisly murder of a British soldier. NPR
So, what’s your happy place?