Edward Snowden wants to go to Ecuador, but it appears Ecuador has some questionable spy tactics of its own. // Seattle mayoral candidate Peter Steinbrueck is defending his choice to read a short story about race relations set in the post-Civil War South in black dialect. // Texas senator Wendy Davis yesterday stood for 13 hours to filibuster a controversial abortion bill. The Internet cheered (and caught the Texas Senate altering the timestamp of the vote). // New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez has been charged with murder. Your turn.