Daily Briefing

Deep buzz for the content-deprived

Every weekday, while you get showered and dressed, we pluck these dewy- fresh, breaking stories from the info-clogged byways of the datasphere. Pour yourself a cup of coffee and stoke up on everything you need to know, or at least enough to fake it.

Transcript Of AP Interview With Trump
Associated Press | Trump Interview Transcript | April 24, 2017

Transcript of an Oval Office interview President Trump on Friday...

A Hundred Days Of Trump
David Remnick, The New Yorker | A Hundred Days Of Trump | April 23, 2017

He threatens to be democracy's most reckless caretaker...

Inside The Trump Marriage: Melania's Burden
Evgenia Peretz, Vanity Fair | Melania's Burden | April 23, 2017

How a very private women is coping...

The Nation's Cartoonists On The Week In Politics
Politico Staff, edited by Matt Wuerker | The Week In Editorial Cartoons | April 23, 2017

The best of the week's editorial cartoons, plucked fresh from the Toonosphere...

Anatomy Of A Lynching
Aatish Taseer, New York Times Opinion | Anatomy Of A Lynching | April 20, 2017

The lynching of Pehlu Khan attraced a live audience of dozens and a virtual one in the millions...

Torching The Modern-Day Library Of Alexandria
James Somers, The Atlantic | Torching The Modern-Day Library Of Alexandria | April 20, 2017

"Somewhere at Google there is a database containing 25-million books and nobody is allowed to read them..."

The Sad, Beautiful Fact That We're All Going To Miss Almost Everything
Linda Holmes, Monkey See | Missing Everything | April 20, 2017

The vast majority of the world's books, music, films, television and art, you will never see...

75 Years Ago, The Doolittle Raid Changed History
Richard Roth, CNN | Richard Cole: The Last Doolittle Raider | April 19, 2017

One of the United States military's greatest achievements...

Worried About The U.S. Being Led By A Tyrant Who May Destroy The Earth? Blame Alex Jones.
Lindy West, The Guardian | Blame Alex Jones | April 18, 2017

Trump's delusional cheerleader...

Banksy Hotel In the West Bank
Ian Fisher: The New York Times | Banksy Hotel In The West Bank | April 18, 2017

Small, but plenty of wall space...