The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Parliamentary Politics, a Sunken Ship and Sexual Harassment

    Know This: British Prime Minister Theresa May has forced her deputy Damian Green, 61, to resign over a pornography scandal. A ferry off the coast of the Philippines has capsized with 251 people aboard, at least four of whose bodies have been recovered. And celebrated artist Chuck Close has apologized after several women came forward to accuse him of sexual harassment.

    Remember This Number: $56 billion. That’s the estimated value of Chinese Uber rival Didi Chuxing in its latest funding round, as it gears up to take on its rivals around the world. 

    Talk to Us: What book got you back to reading? Send the title and a paragraph on why it had that effect to

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