Headlines edition

Saturday headlines: double-stuffed

Climate change is the only issue that matters. As the American midterms loom, candidates are failing to devise solutions.

Trump's poison pills for China may not lead to a recession (for the US). However, "there sure are lots of poison pills out there!"

Our current Senate majority represents a historically low proportion of the country’s population.

The death toll from Hurricane Michael continues to rise.

How to improve the Supreme Court? How about a rotating group of justices that would hear cases for only two weeks?

The owner of Breitbart is a Little League mom in Venice, Calif., who refuses all interviews.

To the legends who support TMN and the Tournament of Books through sustaining memberships and/or one-time donations, thank you. The lights are on because of you.

A good explainer, casually done, goes over the final weeks of Brexit and why the UK is seriously “double-stuffed.”

A Border Patrol agent killed a woman near the US-Mexico border in May. Three men who were at the scene are about to be deported.

A good podcast episode: The casualties of Waterloo survived in the mouths of rich people, who prized dentures made from dead soldiers' teeth.

Researchers say the eruption of Mount Vesuvius killed people in Pompeii and Herculaneum in much nastier ways than previously known.

Indifference is not the full story of Rwanda's genocide. In fact, it's a story "about the failure of actions taken.”

Philadelphia has the East Coast’s largest open-air market for heroin. In a single weekend this summer, 173 people overdosed.

Stephen Elliott files a lawsuit against the creator of the Shitty Media Men list, intending to sue other contributors too.

Equally stupid: The owner of a Banksy print shredded the artwork hoping to increase its value. It's now worth £1.

The reclusive owner of In-N-Out says she won't sell her burger chain, “unless God sends a lightning bolt down and changes my heart miraculously."

New York’s postwar female painters struggled to fight for recognition while Old Masters like Pollock and de Kooning were being enshrined.

When moons have their own moons, which is still up for debate—because no one's ever seen one before—astronomers call them "moonmoons."