MORNING HEADLINES: It's a Mad Max world

Rome is burning Did anyone else feel like we were living in some level of Dante's Inferno yesterday evening? The fires, firesfires, fires. The dust storm. The torn up streets. Oh the humanity — let this summer end. (KXLY, KREM, SR)

Family of slain man angry at police Two sons of Scott Creach were caught on camera shouting at police about how officers were dealing with the body of their dead father, and demanding answers for what happened. Creach, a plant nursery owner and Baptist pastor, was killed after a confrontation with a Spokane County Sheriff's deputy. (KREM)

Here we go again Former President Jimmy Carter won the release of an American imprisoned in North Korea. (Atlantic Wire)

Socialism saves capitalism, again — or is it the other way around? Fed boss Ben Bernanke said the government would save the economy, again, if things turn for the worse, again. (AP)