The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. The Eclipse, Sweden and Breitbart’s Epic Fail 

    Know This: Today’s total solar eclipse, the first since 1918, will cast a sweeping shadow across the United States from Oregon to South Carolina. Sweden is boosting its military budget amid increasing fears of Russian aggression. And conservative outlet Breitbart News has apologized for running a photo of German soccer player Lukas Podolski on a jet ski with a story about human trafficking.

    Listen To This: With action-packed blockbusters such as Wonder Woman, Spider-Man: Homecoming, and Thor: Ragnarok, now showing in theaters, experts parse through the physics behind their superhuman moves — asking whether Wonder Woman can really block bullets, and whether swinging from building to building is really Spider-Man’s best bet for getting around.

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