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Philip Hammond, U.K. Finance Chief, Says He’ll Quit Rather Than Serve Boris Johnson

NY Times - 6 hours 21 min ago
Mr. Hammond, the chancellor of the Exchequer in Theresa May’s cabinet, has been a prominent opponent of leaving the European Union without an agreement.

A Boy Scout with nonverbal autism has earned the highest rank

CNN - 7 hours 2 min ago
Achieving the highest honor of Boy Scouting is no easy feat: One must spend years earning 21 merit badges involving topics such as first aid, communication and environmental science.

Covering the Closer: Two Decades of Writing on Mariano Rivera

NY Times - 7 hours 6 min ago
Ahead of Rivera’s induction into the Hall of Fame this weekend, we compiled excerpts of New York Times articles from a handful of the biggest moments of his storied career.

Cory Booker: Trump is 'worse than a racist'

CNN - 7 hours 16 min ago
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker on Sunday blasted President Donald Trump for his racist attacks on four minority congresswomen, saying Trump is "worse than a racist."

A Murderer Deemed Too Old for Violence Was Just Convicted of Another Killing

NY Times - 7 hours 21 min ago
The 77-year-old man, who was free despite a long history of violence against women, was convicted of an attack nearly identical to his killing of his wife 40 years ago.

The Army’s Failure to Train and Equip Troops in Afghanistan

NY Times - 7 hours 28 min ago
The recent deaths of U.S. service members in Afghanistan are part of a larger issue resulting from the Pentagon’s struggle to contend with multiple wars and new global threats at once.

One Thing You Can Do: Know Your Tree Facts

NY Times - 7 hours 28 min ago
Also this week, visiting some very big bears in a very hot Alaska.

The Almost Moon Man

NY Times - 7 hours 28 min ago
Ed Dwight trained to be the first black astronaut, but it never happened. Here’s the story of a historic step that NASA didn’t take.

District tells parents to pay lunch debts or their kids will go into foster care

CNN - 7 hours 29 min ago
The Wyoming Valley West School District in Pennsylvania sent out hundreds of letters this week telling parents who had lunch debt to pay or their children could go into foster care.

Cory Booker unable to clarify his spokeperson's tweet

CNN - 7 hours 34 min ago
CNN's Dana Bash presses Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker about a tweet from Booker's campaign spokesperson.

Trump Sets the Terms on Racial Division. Do Democrats Know What to Do?

NY Times - 7 hours 35 min ago
Democratic candidates universally denounce Mr. Trump’s words, but disagreements exist on how the eventual presidential nominee should best respond on race.

Tainted alcohol kills 19 in Costa Rica, ministry says, urging caution

CNN - 7 hours 35 min ago
Nineteen people have died from consuming alcohol tainted with toxic levels of methanol in Costa Rica, where the Ministry of Health issued a national alert.

Huge box office opening for 'The Lion King'

CNN - 7 hours 42 min ago
Disney's "The Lion King" blew past industry expectations with a huge box office opening this weekend.

Elon Musk hopes to put a computer chip in your brain. Who wants one?

CNN - 7 hours 48 min ago
This week Elon Musk unveiled his most sci-fi project thus far: a computer chip connected to exceptionally slender wires with electrodes on them, all of which is meant to be embedded in a person's brain by a surgical robot. The implant would connect wirelessly to a small behind-the-ear receiver that could communicate with a computer.

Hugh Southern, a Creator of the TKTS Booth, Dies at 87

NY Times - 7 hours 52 min ago
He held high-profile positions at the Metropolitan Opera and the National Endowment for the Arts, battling critics who wanted to abolish the agency.

Hostile witness or Democrats’ hero? Mueller’s past turns before Congress offer important clues

Washington Post - 7 hours 56 min ago
The special counsel is famously tight-lipped, but he will face tremendous pressure at Wednesday’s hearing to say more about his probe of President Trump.
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