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McConnell: 'Most news is not fake' (Jordain Carney/The Hill)

2 hours 26 min ago

Jordain Carney / The Hill:
McConnell: ‘Most news is not fake’  —  (R-Ky.) defended the media on Monday, just hours after President Trump lashed out at “fake news” on Twitter.  —  “My view is that most news is not fake, but I do try to look at a variety of sources,” McConnell said at a Louisville Chamber of Commerce event …

Only 28% approve of Trump's response to Charlottesville (POLL) (Gary Langer/ABC News)

2 hours 31 min ago

Gary Langer / ABC News:
Only 28% approve of Trump's response to Charlottesville (POLL)  —  President Donald Trump moves out of his difficult Charlottesville week and into his national address on Afghanistan policy tonight with a poor but stable job performance rating and still-weaker grades for his handling …

'20 seconds of burning': Friends partly blinded after watching solar eclipse warn of dangers (Amy B Wang/Washington Post)

2 hours 36 min ago

Amy B Wang / Washington Post:
‘20 seconds of burning’: Friends partly blinded after watching solar eclipse warn of dangers  —  It was a clear day when Louis Tomososki's science teacher mentioned that a partial solar eclipse would be visible from their hometown of Portland, Ore., that afternoon.

Soccer star may sue Breitbart for using photo in illegal immigration story: report (Brandon Carter/The Hill)

2 hours 36 min ago

Brandon Carter / The Hill:
Soccer star may sue Breitbart for using photo in illegal immigration story: report  —  Soccer star Lukas Podolski is considering legal action against Breitbart News for using a photo of him in an article about illegal immigration, according to a new report.  —  BBC News reports Podolski …

That Russian Guy Who Attended The Trump Tower Meeting Is Almost Definitely a Spy (Jonathan Chait/New York Magazine)

2 hours 36 min ago

Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
That Russian Guy Who Attended The Trump Tower Meeting Is Almost Definitely a Spy  —  A month and a half ago, the New York Times obtained emails in which Donald Trump Jr. set up a meeting in Trump Tower with Russian officials who were promising him sensitive information, on his father's opponent, that would help the Trump campaign.

Phoenix Trump rally (Arizona Republic)

2 hours 36 min ago

Arizona Republic:
Phoenix Trump rally … Gov. Doug Ducey will greet President Donald Trump on the tarmac after Air Force One touches down Tuesday afternoon for his first presidential visit to the Grand Canyon state.  —  But the Republican governor, who like many in the GOP has diplomatically sidestepped Trump …

Ohio judge shot in 'ambush' outside courthouse, attacker killed (Mark Berman/Washington Post)

2 hours 56 min ago

Mark Berman / Washington Post:
Ohio judge shot in ‘ambush’ outside courthouse, attacker killed  —  An Ohio judge was shot Monday morning outside his courthouse in an ambush attack that ended when the judge and a probation officer returned fire, killing the attacker, authorities said.  —  Police said a man apparently waiting …

The Solar Eclipse: Highlights From Its Path Across the United States (New York Times)

2 hours 56 min ago

New York Times:
The Solar Eclipse: Highlights From Its Path Across the United States  —  • A total solar eclipse made contact in Oregon just after 1:15 p.m. Eastern time on Monday, darkening skies as the moon obscured the sun and cast a long shadow across Earth.  —  • It concluded its path …

Secret Service says it will run out of money to protect Trump and his family Sept. 30 (Lisa Rein/Washington Post)

3 hours 1 min ago

Lisa Rein / Washington Post:
Secret Service says it will run out of money to protect Trump and his family Sept. 30  —  A U.S. Secret Service special agent cleans the windshield of the presidential limousine at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla. (Alex Brandon/AP)  —  The Secret Service said Monday that it has enough money …

Are solar eclipses proof of God? (Fox News)

3 hours 6 min ago

Fox News:
Are solar eclipses proof of God?  —  On Monday something will happen in the U.S. that should startle — or at least perplex — anyone who gives it any thought.  I am referring to the full solar eclipse you may already be anticipating.  To be clear, thinking about what is about to happen …

Congress Set for Horse-Trading Over Must-Pass Bills in September (Lindsey McPherson/Roll Call)

3 hours 11 min ago

Lindsey McPherson / Roll Call:
Congress Set for Horse-Trading Over Must-Pass Bills in September  —  “Clean” debt limit increase will likely require Democrats' support  —  Will GOP Divergence From Trump Over White Supremacist Comments Last?  Elaine Chao: ‘I Stand By My Man.  Both of Them.’ Tax Overhaul Path Unclear Amid Budget Chair's Expected Departure

Bernie Sanders returns to Indianapolis for jobs rally Monday (Kaitlin L Lange/Indianapolis Star)

3 hours 11 min ago

Kaitlin L Lange / Indianapolis Star:
Bernie Sanders returns to Indianapolis for jobs rally Monday  —  Bernie Sanders might be 75 years old, but he keeps fans feeling the bern.  But is the Vermont Senator too old for a 2020 run?  Susana Victoria Perez (@susana_vp) has more.  Buzz60  —  CONNECT

WATCH: The Trump family watches the total solar eclipse together (Donald Trump/ABC News)

3 hours 11 min ago

Donald Trump / ABC News:
WATCH: The Trump family watches the total solar eclipse together  —  The Trump family watches the total solar eclipse together  —  Donald, Melania and Barron Trump stepped outside the White House to watch the total solar eclipse.  —  53m ago  —  0:34  —  Play  —  What Trump has said about Afghanistan in the past

Breitbart published a story about migrant gang members, using a photo of a major soccer star (Cleve R. Wootson Jr/Washington Post)

3 hours 41 min ago

Cleve R. Wootson Jr / Washington Post:
Breitbart published a story about migrant gang members, using a photo of a major soccer star  —  The Breitbart story of ruthless gang members and migrants' desperate, life-threatening journey across the Strait of Gibraltar was somewhat at odds with the picture that illustrated it …

East Idaho rep. says it's 'plausible' Obama staged Charlottesville riots (Bryan Clark/Idaho Statesman)

3 hours 41 min ago

Bryan Clark / Idaho Statesman:
East Idaho rep. says it's ‘plausible’ Obama staged Charlottesville riots  —  Idaho Falls Rep. Bryan Zollinger took to Facebook on Friday, re-posting a conspiracy theory suggesting that last weekend's events in Charlottesville, Va., could have been an inside job orchestrated to smear President Donald Trump.

Squabbles Over the Family Summer Home? Don't Hire a Lawyer Just Yet (Paul Sullivan/New York Times)

4 hours 55 min ago

Paul Sullivan / New York Times:
Squabbles Over the Family Summer Home?  Don't Hire a Lawyer Just Yet  —  For many people, summer means time for family vacations at the beach, on a lake or in the mountains.  —  But for some, summer signifies a time to return to a family vacation home, a place they went as children and now take their children.

McConnell undercuts Trump's claim: 'Most news is not fake' (Negassi Tesfamichael/Politico)

5 hours 6 min ago

Negassi Tesfamichael / Politico:
McConnell undercuts Trump's claim: ‘Most news is not fake’  —  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday undercut one of President Donald Trump's most-repeated claims, telling a group at the Louisville Chamber of Commerce that “most news is not fake.”

Van Driver in Barcelona Attack Is Killed by Police (New York Times)

5 hours 16 min ago

New York Times:
Van Driver in Barcelona Attack Is Killed by Police  —  SUBIRATS, Spain — The fugitive believed to have driven the van in last week's terrorist attacks in Spain was shot dead by the police on Monday in a village outside Barcelona after a Europeanwide dragnet, the police announced.

Trudeau to asylum seekers: Crossing border illegally won't fast track immigration (Kate McKenna/CBC News)

5 hours 41 min ago

Kate McKenna / CBC News:
Trudeau to asylum seekers: Crossing border illegally won't fast track immigration  —  All those who cross illegally will be subject to Canada's ‘rigorous’ screening projects, prime minister said  —  Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a message for asylum seekers: crossing illegally …

Which charities have canceled galas at Mar-a-Lago Club? ... (David A. Fahrenthold/Washington Post)

5 hours 45 min ago

David A. Fahrenthold / Washington Post:
Which charities have canceled galas at Mar-a-Lago Club?  How much money is at stake?  Catch up on the story with our Q&A  —  In the last five days — since President Trump said there were “fine people” among those marching in a violence-plagued “Unite the Right” demonstration in Charlottesville …

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