Frauke Petry, the co-chair of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD), has announced her departure from the party, just two days after elections that saw it become Germany's third-strongest force in parliament.
Here's the latest for Tuesday, September 26th: Dallas Cowboys kneel before national anthem; GOP Senate runoff in Alabama; 3 Israelis killed in attack; North Carolina Outer Banks evacuations due to Hurricane Maria.
Alabama voters will cast ballots on Tuesday for the Republican nominee to fill a U.S. Senate seat in a race that has pitted the party's leaders, including President Donald Trump, against its anti-establishment wing.
The idea that Google might be becoming a national threat is what struck me when I read a column by Zephyr Teachout, a law professor at Fordham University. She makes a compelling argument that Google has reached a point where it no longer allows dissent outside the company -- though, given the recent firing of a Google engineer, that may be true inside the firm as well.