The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Sudden Death, Falling Fortunes and Cyclone Cook

    Know This: Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the first female Muslim judge in the U.S., has been found dead in the Hudson River. President Trump appeared to undercut adviser Steve Bannon this week, giving rise to speculation about Bannon’s job security. And New Zealand’s evacuating coastal areas as it prepares for Cyclone Cook.

    Learn This Word: Teleocrater. It’s a Labrador-sized prehistoric animal that for years has flummoxed paleontologists — but now they believe it could tell us more about the evolution of dinosaurs.

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