Today in 5 Lines
The United Nations Security Council held an emergency meeting on Wednesday in response to North Korea's test-launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile. Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said the missile was “not one we’ve seen before.” President Trump arrived in Poland where he will deliver a speech in Warsaw before attending the G-20 summit in Germany. The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold the confirmation hearing for Christopher Wray, Trump’s choice for FBI director, on July 12. New York City Police Officer Miosotis Familia was fatally shot by a gunman in what Police Commissioner James O’Neill called “an unprovoked attack on cops.”
Today on The Atlantic
A Battle Brewing: Some members of the conservative Christian community are fiercely challenging the traditional limits on women’s roles and authority in the church. (Emma Green)
‘Yes In My Backyard’: Alana Semuels reports on the growing presence of YIMBYs in America: City dwellers who are encouraging developers to build more housing in their neighborhoods.
What’s Wrong With Connecticut?: Liberals say the state is a case study in income inequality, while conservatives say taxes are too high. But actually, writes Derek Thompson, the state has a city problem.