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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.

Steve Bannon In College: Grateful Dead Fan, 'Jerry Brown Liberal,' 'Ladies Man'
Asawin Suebsaeng, The Daily Beast | Portrait Of Steve Bannon As A Young Man | March 16, 2017

A well-liked liberal history buff...

Campaign Flashback
Tom Tomorrow, Daily Kos | Trump Flashback | March 15, 2017

A look back at candidate Trump...

Donald Trump Lies, But No One Really Cares
Michael Rosenblum, HuffPo | Entertainer In Chief | March 14, 2017

The Entertainer-in-Chief has brought the ethos of television to government...

Trump Tweet Bracket
The Daily Show | Trump Tweet Bracket | March 14, 2017

What is the greatest Donald Trump tweet of all time?...

Kushners Set To Get $400 Million From Chinese Firm On Tower
David Kocieniewski and Caleb Melby, Bloomberg | Kushner Deal | March 14, 2017

The planned transaction includes terms that some real estate experts consider unusually favorable...

A Timeline Of Earth's Average Temperature
Randall Munroe, XKCD via Vox | Climate Change Timeline | March 12, 2017

When people say "The climate has changed before," these are the kinds of changes they're talking about...

Russian Espionage Piggybacks On A Cybercriminal's Hacking
Michael Schwirtz and Joseph Goldstein, The New York Times | Russian Espionage & Cybercriminal Hacking | March 12, 2017

To the F.B.I., Evgeniy M. Bogachev is the most wanted cybercrimiinal in the world...

Still Fighting, And Dying, In The Forever War
Brian Castner, The New York Times Opinion | The Forever War | March 11, 2017

Our country has trained the men and women of the military to never give up...

The Man Who Wants To Unmake The West
Michael Crowley, Politico | Steve Bannon: Unmaking The West | March 10, 2017

Here's how the White House could genuinely help pull Europe apart...

25 Songs
Introduction by Nitsuh Abebe, The New York Times | 25 Songs: Where Music Is Going | March 9, 2017

25 Songs that tell us where music is going...