A Government Shutdown Is Near
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A Government Shutdown Is Near

Updated on January 19 at 7:05 p.m. ET Congress is on the verge of shutting down the federal government on the anniversary of President Trump’s inauguration. Hours before a midnight deadline, negotiations between the president and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer had failed to yield a breakthrough in an impasse …
The Atlantic Daily: Investigating ISIS, Interviewing Steve Bannon, Parenting Teen Idols
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The Atlantic Daily: Investigating ISIS, Interviewing Steve Bannon, Parenting Teen Idols

What We’re Following Bannon’s Testimony: President Trump’s former chief strategist, Steve Bannon, has reportedly agreed to be interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. The news comes just a day after Bannon stonewalled questioners on the House Intelligence Committee, suggesting that Mueller’s investigation of the 2016 election is making more progress …
The Atlantic Daily: Hawaii’s False Alarm, Trump’s Bill of Health, Astrology’s Comeback
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The Atlantic Daily: Hawaii’s False Alarm, Trump’s Bill of Health, Astrology’s Comeback

What We’re Following ‘THIS IS NOT A DRILL’: A mistakenly sent emergency warning that a ballistic missile was headed for Hawaii caused terror and anger among the state’s residents on Saturday morning. Alia Wong describes the scene. Officials said the alert went out because “somebody clicked the wrong thing on …
Trump Is Surprisingly Healthy
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Trump Is Surprisingly Healthy

On Tuesday, the White House physician Ronny L. Jackson announced the results of President Donald Trump’s annual physical at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. After a four-hour exam on Friday, Jackson found that “all clinical data indicates that the president is currently very healthy and that he will remain …