No Gracias, Suspected Shark Attack and Border Killings
The Week Ahead: President Trump planned to launch Hispanic Heritage Month, but the House Hispanic Caucus Chair has declined an invitation after Trump’s denial of Puerto Rico hurricane deaths. The U.N. General Assembly’s 73rd session opens Tuesday, but without an anticipated appearance by embattled Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi. And the Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a Thursday vote on the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, despite last week’s anonymous sexual assault accusation against him, which he denies.
Know This: A suspected shark attack has fatally injured a 26-year-old man as he swam at a beach on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. A U.S. Border Patrol agent faces murder charges in the deaths of four women in Laredo, Texas. And NASA launched the last of its 100 Delta II rockets Saturday, carrying a laser mapping satellite system to measure climate change’s effect on polar ice.
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