Via Moyers & Company:
Good morning! Not-so-fun fact: Today is the 99th anniversary of the sinking of the Lusitania by a German U-boat off the coast of Ireland. Of the 1,959 souls aboard that day, 1,195 would lose their lives. Debates about whether she was secretly carrying munitions and other war material in her hold continue to this day.
Joining the search –> After eight more Nigerian girls were kidnapped overnight Monday, the Nigerian government accepted US offers of assistance finding the missing and dealing with the extremists who abducted them. Darlene Superville reports for the AP.