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.

Inside Donald Trump's Election Night War Room
Ben Schreckinger, GQ | Inside Trump's War Room | November 10, 2017

The story of Donald Trump's Election Day...

The Nation's Cartoonists On The Week In Politics
Politico Staff, edited by Matt Wuerker | The Week In Political Cartoons | November 10, 2017

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

Russia's Independent Media Cite Intimidation As The New Censorship
Fred Weir, The Christian Science Monitor | Media Intimidation In Russia | November 9, 2017

A new climate of fear...

The Donald Trump Election Brag Tracker
Grace Ballenger, Torie Bosch, Angelica Cabral, and Andrew Kahn, Slate | Brag Tracker | November 8, 2017

How long has it been since the president reminded us of his 'massive landslide victory'?...

Interactive Timeline: Everything We Know About Russia And President Trump
Steven Harper, Moyers & Company | Trump-Russia Timeline | November 7, 2017

Explore our updated, comprehensive Trump-Russia Timeline -- or select one of the central players...

Voter Trends In 2016
Rob Griffin, Ruy Teixeira, and John Halpin, Center for American Progress | Voter Trends In 2016 | November 7, 2017

A final examination...

A Novelist Confronts The Complex Relationship Between Japan And Korea
Jonathan Soble, The New York Times | Japan & Korea | November 7, 2017

A chronicler of the Korean diaspora...

The Great College Loan Swindle
Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone | America's College Loan Swindle | November 6, 2017

America's next financial black hole...

I Was A Professional Climate Changer: I Was Wrong
Nathalie Baptiste, Mother Jones | Professional Climate Denier | November 6, 2017

Actually looked at the evidence and changed his mind...

The Concept Of The Weekend Is Dying
Katrina Onstad, NBC News | World Without Weekends | November 6, 2017

A world without weekends...