French Elections, Army Secretary Nominee Withdraws, and More

The French head to the polls on Sunday to cast their votes in a runoff election between centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen. 

Recent polls project Macron taking the election, but abstention could affect the outcome. Read the story from The Atlantic

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Army Secretary Nominee Withdraws

Tennessee state Sen. Mark Green withdrew his nomination, facing criticism for comments he had made about Muslims, and gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Americans. Green says that these are “false and misleading attacks” against him. Read the story from The AP

In the Running

Three of the fastest people in the world will try to break a world record: a sub-2-hour marathon. But the race is as much about them as it is about what’s on their feet. Read the story from AdAge.

Future Gazing

More than 100 people have already signed up to run for president in the 2020 election. Could one of them beat No. 45? Read the story from NPR