The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. War Games, Ancient Roman Corpses and Brangelina Explained

    Know This: The Justice Department has filed charges against Ahmad Khan Rahami in last week’s New York and New Jersey bombings. South Korea and the U.S. are planning a simulated attack on a nuclear facility next month. And underwater archaeologists found a 2,000-year-old skeleton in the famed Roman-era Antikythera shipwreck. 

    Read This: We can’t tell you why Brangelina broke up, but here’s a longread on how Angelina Jolie’s controlling the media narrative about their split.  

    Remember This Number: 700,000. That’s how many people are estimated to die each year from drug resistant infections, prompting a forthcoming pledge from all 193 U.N. member states to work together on fighting superbugs.

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