Headlines edition

Thursday headlines: To Everest and back, twice.

The White House plans to announce tariffs to punish China for intellectual property theft.

France’s Macron trumps other European leaders in bro-ship with Mr. Trump by using “man’s man” language and flattery.

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince brags about having the First Son-in-Law, Jared Kushner, “in his pocket.”

Yet another intelligence officer, this time the former chief of the CIA, suspects Putin of holding dirt on Trump.

Meanwhile, Trump is being held accountable for this time in his life and he hates it.

Children are more likely than ever to draw a woman when asked to draw a scientist.

Now that we have our first death-by-driverless-car, will we ever feel in control again?

Sacramento police shoot and kill 22-year-old Stephon Clark for standing in his own backyard with a phone.

A former CIA analyst briefly explains what it was like to watch the case for invading Iraq play out from inside the agency.

As Wylie describes it, he was the gay Canadian vegan who somehow ended up creating “Steve Bannon’s psychological warfare mindfuck tool.” Carole Cadwalladr explains her connection to Christopher Wylie and how the Cambridge Analytica story broke.

A recent photograph of Earth's overlord and his terrifying robotic dog.

Facebook is building a 59-acre company town, complete with shops, apartments, even funding for opposition groups.

A round-up of Facebook's terrible, horrible, no good start to the week—facing whistleblowers, scandal, and regulation. Mark Zuckerberg says he’s “really sorry.”

An American went from sea level to the summit of Everest twice in 24 hours, on a single Montana ski trail.

If you want to avoid getting sick on a plane, the worst place to sit, according to Charles Gerba, is along the aisle. The issue is exposure—not just to other passengers, but anything they touch. Why you never want to sit in the middle of a plane or use the restroom during a flight.

A woman struggling to write a novel offered a writer-in-residence position at her local tire shop.