The Monday Catchup



Good morning! Here’s the news you may have missed:

The Lead Story: For over 10-years the C.I.A. has poured money into Afghanistan, fueling warlordism and corruption.

Everything Else:

As news of Syrian chemical weapons use becomes more real, lawmakers urge Obama to take a more direct stance on the country.

Yet another ricin letter suspect was arrested in Mississippi.

A building in Bangladesh has collapsed, claiming the lives of over 380 citizens.

The NBA playoffs roll on as the Spurs crush the Lakers, while the Celtics hold on for at least one more.

Two police officers were shot outside the offices of the Italian PM’s office.

The Long Read: Filmmakers hoping to capture the violence inside of Syria weigh in.

The Weather: Great weather this week with temps in the high 60s and low 70s, with not a drop of rain to be seen.

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