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.

Call It 'Sneaky Repeal,' Not 'Skinny Repeal'
NYT Editorial Board | Sneaky Repeal | July 27, 2017

The Republican mission to destroy Obamacare has become a farce...

Anthony Scaramucci Called Me To Unload About White House Leakers, Reince Priebus, And Steve Bannon
Ryan Lizza, The New Yorker | Scaramucci Unloads | July 27, 2017

He started by threatening to fire the entire White House communications staff...

Inside The Secret Plan To Stop Vladimir Putin's U.S. Election Plot
Massimo Calabresi, Time Magazine | Inside The Secret Plan | July 27, 2017

Inside the secret plan...

A Trump Tower Of Absolute Folly
Ross Douthat, The New York Times Opinion | Tower Of Folly | July 26, 2017

Madness all the way to the top...

Long On Trump
Jessica Pressler, New York Magazine | About Scaramucci | July 25, 2017

Scaramucci profile from January...

The Trump White House's War Within
Susan B. Glasser, Politico | White House's War Within | July 25, 2017

America's longest war...

The Library Of Congress Opened Its Catalogs To The World.
Melissa Levine, The Conversation, PBS | LOC Catalogs Available | July 25, 2017

Here's why it matters...

The Author Of 'I Love Dick' - On One Crazy Coincidence
As told to Emily Spivack, The New York Times Style Magazine | One Crazy Coincidence | July 24, 2017

The story of a thing...

TV OD: Have We Reached Peak Television?
Jonathan Bernstein, The Guardian | Have We Reached Peak Television? | July 24, 2017

Is the telly bubble about to burst?...

When It Comes To 'Sharenting,' New Parents Divided Over Online Footprints
Story Hinckley, The Christian Science Monitor | Sharenting Debate | July 24, 2017

How much to reveal about your children online?...