Record taxes, record debt

The US government took in a record amount of taxes in the first half of FY2016 but still managed to run a $461 billion deficit.

Also: Bono tells Congress to deploy comedians to fight ISIS; economic indicators trend down and bankers get nervous; chupacabras in Kazakhstan; Panama Papers a CIA op; new software lets you make Donald Trump or Vladimir Putin say anything; and a recreation of the Passover sacrifice set for next week in Jerusalem.

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