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In Iowa, Republicans and Democrats fight for elusive independent voters, whoever they are

Washington Post - 5 hours 18 min ago
In counties where voters flipped from Obama to Trump, candidates search for a compelling message.

Paul Ryan's cheery Father's Day message is not playing well amid the child detainment crisis

Washington Post - 5 hours 18 min ago
The reaction to the House speaker's ostensibly apolitical message about family unity was off-the-charts bad, even by his standards.

GOP, Democrats are outraged but at odds over ending family separation at border

Washington Post - 5 hours 18 min ago
Both sides are calling for a legislative fix to stop the administration’s practice, but no cross-party compromise is emerging.

‘I Can’t Go Without My Son,’ a Mother Pleaded as She Was Deported to Guatemala

NY Times - 5 hours 21 min ago
As a growing number of families are separated as part of the Trump administration’s attempt to control illegal immigration, some parents are being deported before recovering their children.

Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler Arrested Over Diesel Scandal

NY Times - 5 hours 29 min ago
Mr. Stadler, a member of Volkswagen’s management board, had been placed under formal investigation days earlier.

Giant sequoias have been spruced up

CNN - 5 hours 45 min ago
Some of the largest living things on Earth are housed in California's Yosemite National Park.

Instead of Trump’s propaganda, how about a nice ‘truth sandwich’?

Washington Post - 5 hours 49 min ago
A linguist suggests a radical rethinking of how we report on a reality-manipulating president.

Quantum computing finds its lobbying voice

Washington Post - 5 hours 49 min ago
A commercially useful quantum computer has not yet been demonstrated, but industry advocates are pushing for coordinated federal action to help develop one.

In Trump’s White House, literally everything is 'so important'

Washington Post - 5 hours 49 min ago
President Trump has cited the importance of pretty much everything in office, to the point where “important” things seem to constantly supersede one another in importance.

FBI agent says he's willing to talk to Congress

CNN - 5 hours 50 min ago
Peter Strzok, the FBI agent removed from the Russia probe for sending anti-Trump text messages, is willing to testify before the House Judiciary Committee or any other congressional committee, his lawyer wrote in a letter to the committee on Saturday.

Supreme Court Punts On Partisan Gerrymandering, Leaving Status Quo In Place

NPR All Things Considered - 5 hours 52 min ago

The court on Monday, in twin partisan gerrymandering cases from Wisconsin and Maryland, said either that challengers didn't have standing or didn't weigh in on the merits of the case.

Watch these cooler towers implode

CNN - 5 hours 58 min ago
Fifteen hundred pounds of dynamite was used to implode two cooler towers in Jacksonville, Florida.

The Perils of Having a Brazilian World Cup Baby

NY Times - 6 hours 7 min ago
Going into labor when your entire country has eyes for nothing but soccer: Not recommended.

Meghan Markle 'cried' over dad missing wedding, he says

CNN - 6 hours 8 min ago
The Duchess of Sussex's father, Thomas Markle, says his daughter cried when he told her he would not be able to attend her wedding to Prince Harry.

'Incredibles 2' themed plane debuts

CNN - 6 hours 9 min ago
Next time you look up as a plane travels overhead, there's a chance it could be more eye-catching than another aluminum tube with generic corporate branding.

England ticket sales slump

CNN - 6 hours 17 min ago
World Cup tickets sales have slumped in England amid concerns with Russia, with just a little over 2000 tickets sold for the match against Tunisia.
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