New reporting about a U.S. airstrike that killed 22 people at a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan indicates that the strike may have constituted a war crime, Joshua Keating writes. In other Friday news:
- Weather guru Eric Holthaus wrote that the East Coast looks set for a "fairly harsh winter," though thankfully not one on the magnitude of last year's polar apocalypse.
- Jeb Bush appeared to imply that his brother "kept us safe" on 9/11.
- Palestian rioters set fire to the Joseph's Tomb site in the West Bank.
- The head of a northern Virginia police union called for the boycott of a pumpkin patch where he saw a "Black Lives Matter" sign.
- BP tried to pull a fast one in some sponsored content on Politico.
- A Stanford wide receiver made the most amazing football catch of the year by trapping a 40-yard-pass on a trick play against a defender's back for a touchdown.
- A report alleged that decision to hold the 2006 World Cup in Germany, like seemingly all soccer-related decisions, involved some big-time bribery.
- And Lamar Odom reportedly woke up and began breathing on his own.
Have a good weekend out there.