Headlines Edition

Thursday Headlines: “A crass assault on all your senses from the moment you leave the Tube station.”

Pelosi and Schumer say Trump has agreed to protect DREAMers, separate from his fantasies of a southern wall.

"We send a report every morning to ICE—all the names of everybody that comes in." Some Motel 6 locations in Phoenix appear to be working directly with ICE to turn in undocumented guests.

Homeland Security, concerned over ties to Russian espionage, orders the removal of Kaspersky security software from government systems.

An explainer on the Rohingya Muslims, discrimination and violence in Myanmar, and how the current crisis erupted.

Eight die of heat-related illnesses at a nursing home in Hollywood, Fla., where air conditioning still hadn't been restored after Irma.

St. John, previously "a gem" in the US Virgin Islands, is the site of Irma’s worst devastation on American soil.

“If I had the time I would gin up a parody version of this that will give us the computational-modeling algorithmic counterfactual analysis of John J McCloy’s decision not to bomb the Auschwitz ovens in 1944.” The Holocaust Museum is slammed for issuing a report absolving Obama’s White House for inaction in Syria.

A night in Donald Trump's boyhood home in Queens is $816 with tax. A visit to Thomas Jefferson's Monticello is $25.

London's "Nova Victoria" wins the 2017 Carbuncle Cup, an award for Britain's ugliest new building.

Some interesting thoughts, fully illustrated, on the use of water in horror films, particularly movies based on Stephen King novels.

“The dilemma for so many of the critics and interpreters of [Jeff] Koons’ work, even those who think they are sympathetic to Koons, is that they don’t want to do what Koons asks of them.” In defence of Jeff Koons and the “naive sincerity,” inherited from Warhol, that makes his art so troubling.

A new study finds that low-level criminals make $914 a week, on average, mostly selling drugs.

"What 3 Words" is a system to translate every address in the world into just three words.

“Yes, you could do it, but you didn’t.” A six-minute explanation of why minimalist paintings occasionally sell for $20 million.

Headline of the day: "First person in line at Hillary Clinton book signing regrets not voting in 2016."