Today in 5 Lines
World leaders gathered for the United Nations General Assembly in New York, where they're expected to discuss the Paris climate accord and the Iran nuclear deal, among other issues, over a four-day span. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told CNN that if President Trump kills the nuclear agreement, the United States would “carry a high cost.” Senators Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy's health-care proposal received the endorsement of Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, which could lead to Senator John McCain backing the measure. The Congressional Budget Office announced that it will provide an assessment of the bill by next week. Six DACA recipients filed a lawsuit against Trump over his decision to end the Obama-era program.
Today on The Atlantic
Not So Different After All: South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham and Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy’s Obamacare replacement bill has been touted as a bipartisan fix. But Vann R. Newkirk II explains that the fundamentals are still the same.
The Rust Belt’s Reliance on Foreign-Born Workers: A new study found that immigrants are a boon to Midwestern cities, which could make it more difficult for Republicans from the region to support tougher restrictions on immigration. (Ronald Brownstein)
A ‘White and Delightsome’ People: In an interview with Emma Green, Max Perry Mueller, a historian at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, discusses the role race plays in Mormonism.