Ben Taub ’14 was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in feature writing for a New Yorker story about a man who was tortured at Guantánamo Bay. — The New Yorker

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt ’76 has turned his attention to technology at the Department of Defense. — The New York Times

Ariel Investments CEO Mellody Hobson ’91 suggests parents should gift stocks to their children to teach them about investing. — CNBC

University of Texas astrophysicist Katherine Freese ’77 and two Princeton professors, Anne Case *88 and Jennifer Rexford ’91, were elected to the National Academy of Sciences. — UT NewsPrinceton University 
Congressman Mike Gallagher ’06 (R-Wis.) wants movies to have disclaimers if they were re-edited to appease Chinese government censors. — The New York Post

“On the positive side, I know for us, it’s forced us to continue to sit down with each other, have real conversations ... It’s a good exercise in reminding us that we just don’t need a lot of the stuff that we have.”

 Michelle Obama ’86, who recorded a robocall encouraging people in Washington, D.C. to get free coronavirus testing. — CNN

 Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi ’95 (D-Ill.) expressed concern over fraudulent coronavirus antibody tests being sold without FDA oversight. — MSNBC
The Federalist executive editor Joy Pullman praised Purdue president Mitch Daniels ’71 for his plans to reopen the university in the fall. — The Federalist
Homeland showrunner Alex Gansa ’84 discussed the show’s exciting finale. — Entertainment Weekly
Dallas mayor Eric Johnson *03 emphasized the need for hospitals to remain under full capacity as Texas eased its coronavirus restrictions. — The Dallas Morning News
Even during the pandemic, Cleveland Indians GM Mike Chernoff ’03 found a way to complete his monthly ritual of playing catch with his dad. — The New York Post
Columbia Journalism School professor Andie Tucher ’76 joined NPR’s Hidden Brain to discuss the centuries-long history of “fake news” in the United States and its relevance today. — NPR