1. An author travelling to the US was sent back. Certainly authors and public figures are not the only ones I wish were treated better when trying to come and share with Americans, but it is still concerning that our system is this inconsistent.
2. Also in writing related news, it appears some of the common MFA program rules for writing are based in anti-communism efforts spearheaded by the CIA.
3. DC has been working to curb new HIV infection rates with a prophylactic drug program known as Prep.