- U.S. Associated Press
The will that Jeffrey Epstein signed just two days before his jailhouse suicide puts more than $577 million in assets into a trust fund that could make it more difficult for his dozens of accusers to collect damages. "This is the last act of Epstein's manipulation of the system, even in death," said attorney Jennifer Freeman, who represents child sex abuse victims. Epstein, 66, killed himself Aug. 10 in New York while awaiting trial on federal sex trafficking charges.
- Politics MarketWatch
Trump administration officials are reportedly looking into a payroll-tax cut as certain market indicators and economists signal a recession could be around the corner. The Obama administration reduced the payroll tax in 2011 and 2012, as part of its effort to stimulate recovery from the Great Recession, lowering the rate to 4.2% from 6.2%; that administration used money from the Social Security Trust Fund to compensate for lost revenue. A 2% cut in the payroll tax would benefit 121 million workers, giving each household a $1,043 yearly benefit.
- U.S. ABC News
The mother, who has not been identified, allegedly left suicide notes -- one in the house and one in the car -- saying she intended to kill the children and herself, Russell said. Ontario is about 40 miles east of Los Angeles.
- Celebrity USA TODAY Entertainment
There are many on Twitter "with her" after Hillary Clinton responded to a tweet from singer Lizzo Wednesday.
- Sports ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Antonio Brown is apparently willing to risk frostbite again. According to Scott Bair of NBCSportsBayArea.com, the enigmatic Raiders wide receiver is, in fact headed to the Raiders' preseason game in Canada. Brown posted a social media video of him getting on the team plane, which is bound for Winnipeg for the third preseason game against [more]