Today in 5 Lines
The Supreme Court will consider whether partisan gerrymandering violates the Constitution. Democrats will begin using parliamentary tactics to disrupt Senate proceedings as part of an effort to push back against Republicans’ secrecy in drafting a new health-care proposal. The Metropolitan Police arrested a man in connection with the attack on a crowd of worshippers near a mosque in London early Monday. The State Department issued a statement condemning the attack. Otto Warmbier, the University of Virginia student released last week after being detained in North Korea for over a year, has died.
Today on The Atlantic
‘Is It Safe for Me to Go Pray?’: The murder of a 17-year-old Muslim woman in Virginia and an attack on a group of Muslims who had been attending evening prayers at a mosque in London have members of the Muslim community devastated and afraid. (Emma Green)
It Comes Down to Kennedy: The Supreme Court will take up a case that could have nationwide ramifications on election law—and Justice Anthony Kennedy is expected to have a critical role in it. (Richard L. Hasen)
Four Bad Options: In our July/August cover story, Mark Bowden lays out four broad strategic options the United States has for dealing with North Korea and its growing nuclear capabilities.