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Fact Check: Did The Obama Administration Respond To Election Interference By Russia?

NPR All Things Considered - Sun, 2018-07-15 16:44

President Trump claims President Obama failed to respond to Russian interference in the 2016 election. A fact-check of those claims paints a more complicated picture.

What Putin Might Expect From Meeting With Trump In Helsinki

NPR All Things Considered - Sun, 2018-07-15 16:44

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Russian foreign policy expert Dmitri Trenin about what Russian President Vladimir Putin hopes to gain from his Monday meeting with President Trump.

What To Expect From The Trump-Putin Summit

NPR All Things Considered - Sun, 2018-07-15 16:44

Thomas Graham was President George W. Bush's Russia adviser on the National Security Council. NPR's Michel Martin asks him what President Trump should be asking of Putin when they meet Monday.

Sen.: Putin will take advantage of Trump

CNN - Sun, 2018-07-15 16:42
Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) said that he he wants more administration officials in room when President Trump meets with Russian President Putin at their upcoming summit.

Watch fans celebrate France's victory

CNN - Sun, 2018-07-15 16:40
The last time France won the tournament was in 1998 against Brazil.

US and allies are discussing evacuating rescue group from Syria

CNN - Sun, 2018-07-15 16:38
As the Syrian government recaptures increasing amounts of territory in the southwest and other regions of the country, Western allies have grown increasingly concerned about the safety of a group of unarmed volunteer rescue workers known as the White Helmets.

How Israel, in Dark of Night, Torched Its Way to Iran’s Nuclear Secrets

NY Times - Sun, 2018-07-15 16:31
The Israeli government showed three reporters, including one from The Times, documents indicating that the Iranian nuclear weapons program was larger and more sophisticated than once suspected.

McConnell called for removing Papa John’s name from Louisville football stadium

Washington Post - Sun, 2018-07-15 16:30
The Senate majority leader spoke out following racist comments by the founder of the pizza chain. The school later Friday announced that the stadium’s name would be changed.

Suspect Killed and Three Officers Wounded in Kansas City Gunfight

NY Times - Sun, 2018-07-15 16:22
A gunman fired at the police, fled and then opened fire several more times after being tracked to a house. The officers are expected to survive.

Harry and Meghan receive surprise gift

CNN - Sun, 2018-07-15 16:10
During their tour in Ireland, a teenage fan handed the royal couple an unexpected present.

Pussy Riot Members Detained After Running Onto the Field in World Cup Final, Police Say

NY Times - Sun, 2018-07-15 15:12
Four people ran onto the field dressed in police uniforms during the second half of the game, and the activist group claimed responsibility and made a list of demands.

Opinion: Putin wants to pull a fast one on Trump

CNN - Sun, 2018-07-15 15:02
Every week, I offer a glimpse of the kind of intelligence assessments that are likely to come across the desk of the President of the United States. Modeled on the President's Daily Briefing, or PDB, which the director of national intelligence prepares for the President almost daily, my Presidential Weekly Briefing focuses on the topics and issues the President needs to know to make informed decisions.

F.B.I. Confidence in Leadership Fell in Year After Comey’s Firing

NY Times - Sun, 2018-07-15 15:01
Internal data show that F.B.I. morale remains high under the new director, but the figures further undercut one of President Trump’s explanations for firing James B. Comey.

For Mueller, pushing to finish parts of Russia probe, question of American involvement remains

Washington Post - Sun, 2018-07-15 15:00
There are signs that the special counsel is moving to finish a significant portion of his investigative work by the end of the summer.

Opinion: Americans are paying for Trump to promote his golf courses

CNN - Sun, 2018-07-15 14:59
Forget "Make America Great Again." What President Donald Trump truly cares about is "MTGA" -- "Make Trump Great Again," and we saw another example of this objective over the weekend. Trump, playing the role of a pitchman, used his trip to Scotland as an infomercial to help his financially ailing Trump Turnberry golf course, which has lost millions since Trump bought it in 2014.
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