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IT'S AUTOMATIC

Ari Berman on California’s bill automatically registering anyone to vote who requests a driver’s license or state ID from the Department of Motor Vehicles, unless they opt out.

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THE LONELY DEATH OF GEORGE BELL

Each year around 50,000 people die in New York, some alone and unseen – NR Kleinfeld takes an extraordinary look at one in the New York Times.

Today's Poll Question

Answer this from jury questionnaire: Would you be more likely to believe the testimony of a police officer or any other law enforcement officer because of his or her job?

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THE HOOKER CODE

Michael tells brothel owner Dennis Hof that he’s violating the “hooker code” by giving details of Lamar Odom’s stay at the Love Ranch.

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HERE'S YOUR WINNER

Michael writes that the minute it ended, he crowned a victor in Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas: Substance.

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PLAYING THE 9/11 CARD

Jeb Bush slams Donald Trump for saying 9/11 came during George W Bush’s ‘reign’

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IT'S A GAMBLE!

Nevada regulators rule Daily Fantasy is gambling, order sites to shut down in state.

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A SON RESPONDS

People are criticizing my dad, Jim Webb, for killing a man – here’s what they’re missing.