— No Pulitzer Prizes awarded for editorial writing or fiction this year.

— “[D]octors should not stereotype individuals with tattoos as heavy drinkers, the researchers cautioned.”

— El Salvador celebrates its first murder-free day in almost three years.

— “[T]he total defeat and withdrawal of Democrats on guns has affected NRA rhetoric not at all.”

— David Frum reviews Robert Caro’s new LBJ book.

— Is it impossible to clean up the oil contamination in Nigeria’s Delta?

— “Controlling the border is a problem that Brazil never thought it would have to face ... and it’s forcing us to do some uncomfortable things.”