Headlines Edition

Thursday Headlines: Stuff your sorries in a sack.

Russian opposition leader and staunch Putin critic Alexei Navalny is in serious condition after being poisoned this morning. / BuzzFeed News

Steve Bannon has been arrested and charged with defrauding donors out of hundreds of thousands of dollars as part of the "We Build the Wall" crowdfunding campaign. / Axios

When asked about QAnon at a press briefing, Trump says he doesn't know much about them, but he "heard that these are people who love our country." / NPR

An explainer on Laura Loomer, the QAnon sympathizer and "proud Islamophobe" who won the FL-21 Republican nomination on Tuesday night. / Vox

Senate Republicans are misrepresenting the findings of their own Russia report. / Lawfare

Michigan will pay $600 million to Flint residents whose health was damaged by lead-contaminated water. / CNBC

How not to apologize when your publication makes a mistake. / The Washington Post

"Michelle Obama didn't mention that 'cages' were also used under her husband's administration to house migrant children." Fact-checking the first two nights of the Democratic convention. / CNN

Trump is demanding that the United Nations reimpose sanctions against Iran. / Associated Press

NPR has been self-critical about its diversity efforts, but the whiteness of its stations—and their messages—is hard to ignore. / The American Prospect

Two years after Apple became the first US company with a $1 trillion stock market value, it's now worth more than $2 trillion. / Reuters

"In six weeks I would run out of money. Not just low on money, but out of money, credit, and options." A moving personal essay about going from a six-figure salary to facing ruin. / The Guardian

A COVID-19 outbreak on a fishing vessel appears to show antibodies can prevent reinfection. Out of 122 crew members, the three with antibodies did not show any signs or symptoms of the coronavirus. / KOMO

Neck gaiters can protect just as well as other cloth masks, despite the results of a recent study—whose authors say their work has been misconstrued. / The New York Times

A luggage expert explains how he's upgraded his "bug-out bag" since the pandemic. / Carryology

Small farmers find success during the pandemic by becoming "farmer-influencers," streaming the chores of farm life. / The New York Times

Ed Yong: Being a long-hauler in August is very different from being one in February. / The Atlantic

During the 1918 pandemic, the majority of cities closed schools. New York's stayed open, if only for being safer than tenements. / CNN

Now that the future of the office may lack offices, REI is selling its new office (designed to be the future of the office). / Outside

Two pro surfers discuss the environmental irony of their sport, especially when it comes to flying around the world. / The Cleanest Line

“Dogs are not cuddly toys.” A new law would require Germans to exercise their dogs twice a day. / The Guardian

Some of the world's first color illustrations of marine life, by Louis Renard. / Colossal

This week at Camp ToB we begin discussing our final book of the summer—wait, really, already?—Weather by Jenny Offill. / The Morning News