The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Healthy, Wealthy, and Fries
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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Healthy, Wealthy, and Fries

Today in 5 Lines During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, lawmakers questioned Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen about a White House meeting where President Trump allegedly made vulgar comments about certain countries. South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham said the debate over Trump’s comments has become “a s-show,” and …
False Alarms of the Apocalypse
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False Alarms of the Apocalypse

Early this morning, residents of Hawaii received an emergency alert on their cell phones and on their television screens: “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER.” If that wasn’t enough to spark panic in a state where Cold War-era nuclear-attack alert sirens have been undergoing testing, the warning …