EU set to green-light controversial migrant quotas (Ozy).
Right wing host tells evangelicals to flee America: God will shortly destroy it (Ring of Fire).
Ann Coulter lashes out at GOP debaters: "How many f---ing Jews do these people think" are in the U.S. (Raw Story).
Republicans file to impeach EPA head for trying to protect the environment (Addicting Info).
NYPD officer known for intimidating activists served at Abu Ghraib torture prison in Iraq (RT).
POPE FRANCIS NEWS
Pope Francis assures atheists: You don't have to believe in God to go to heaven (Independent).
Pope Francis calls for ending tax-exempt status of churches that don't help the needy (USUncut).
Pope Francis smacks churches: "If you don't help the poor and needy, then pay taxes like a business" (Ring of Fire).
Pope Francis is coming to Congress Sept. 24: GOP furious with his Main Five Points (Ring of Fire).
Republicans set to welcome Pope with smears, insults, boycotts, and veiled threats (Occupy Democrats).
You draw it: How family income predicts children's college chances (NY Times).
Take the global poverty quiz. Are there more people in poverty than 200 years ago (BBC)?
BY THE NUMBERS
70 Days ... Scott Walker sets record for shortest presidential campaign, from announcement to dropout (Ring of Fire).
10 images show what coastal cities will look like after sea levels rise (Takepart).
33 U.S. currency facts you didn't know (Visual Capitalist).
THE 2nd GOP PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE
Carly Fiorina's record is at least as bad as Donald Trump's ... Yale University management professor: "You couldn't pick a worse, non-imprisoned CEO to be your standard-bearer" (Huffington Post).
The Republican debate: a comic strip take on a political tragic comedy (The Guardian).
The second GOP debate was an absolute circus, chock full of incoherent nonsense (Forward Progress).
After embarrassing test scores, Alabama finally embraces teaching science (Ring of Fire).
PhRMA, the pharmaceuticals main lobbying group, tweeted that Shkreli's company "does not represent the values of PhRMA member companies" (BBC).
College Access Index, 2015: The details (NY Times).
Congress demands probe into Pentagon's $1 million strip club, casino bill (RT).
More Americans have been shot to death in the last 25 years than have died in every war (Mother Jones).