In a bright spot for British higher education, Oxford University unseated the California Institute of Technology at the top of the global education food chain. The school is concerned about effects from the Brexit, however.
Turkey has spent two consecutive days shelling Islamic State and Kurdish YPG targets. If Turkey's forces drive out ISIS, it could lead to a messy confrontation between the Turkish government and the US-backed YPG, say analysts.
The kidnapping of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's son, along with a half-dozen others, may suggest that the imprisoned drug lord is losing control of his cartel internally, while also facing pressure from rival cartels.