Eavesdropping In: Jackie O Confessional Tapes To Be Released, U.S. Endurance Swimmer Begins 103-mile Swim Without Shark Cage, And 170 Rioters Were Arrested In London

by Maggie McGlinchy · August 8, 2011

    A Utah woman is suing her former employer for sexual harassment for various reasons, including a schedule on how to dress that included "Wet T-shirt Wednesday" and "No bra Thursday." [MSNBC]

    Jackie Onassis recorded confessional tapes with historian Arthur Schlesinger Jr. that weren't supposed to be released until 50 years after her death, but now may be released by her daughter Caroline Kennedy. [DB]

    Fox News covered Obama's birthday with the headline "Obama's Hip Hop BBQ Didn't Create Jobs." No, seriously. [NYMag]

    American endurance swimmer Diana Nyad completed a 60-hour swim, 103 miles, from Havana to the Florida Keys at the age of 61, without a shark cage. [NYDN]

    After two nights of rioting, 170 rioters have been arrested and 35 police officers are injured. They are blaming the Sunday night riots on social media. [NYT]