Today in 5 Lines
President Trump announced new sanctions against North Korea, and enhanced the Treasury Department’s authority to target companies and individuals doing business with the country. Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said Hurricane Maria has killed at least 15 people on the Caribbean island. Trump said that he would visit Puerto Rico, which he described as being in “very, very, very perilous shape,” but did not specify when. Facebook will reportedly share advertisements purchased by Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign with congressional investigators. Republican Senators Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy will debate Senators Bernie Sanders and Amy Klobuchar on health care Monday at 9 p.m. ET on CNN.
Today on The Atlantic
‘Get in Line’: An imaginary queue is often invoked by politicians as the way immigrants should enter the country, but the process itself can take decades. (Priscilla Alvarez)
Nope: America’s major physician organizations are in agreement about the new Republican proposal to replace Obamacare: They don’t like it. (James Hamblin)
‘Why Aren’t You Furious Yet?’: During his campaign, Donald Trump promised to “drain the swamp,” but as president, his behavior has been “epically swampy.” Here are 16 examples. (Conor Friedersdorf)