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Here are today's top stories
Trump affirmed the U.S. commitment to NATO, but only after dragging top allies—Germany in particular—through a chaotic two days of insults, accusations and demands.
FBI agent Peter Strzok was attacked by Republicans for refusing to answer some questions on the probe of potential Trump campaign collusion with Russia. Strzok, who in 2016 exchanged messages critical of then-candidate Trump, said the hearing is another "notch in Putin's belt."
Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox must make the next move in a standoff with Comcast, which increased its offer for broadcaster Sky to $34 billion.
Papa John's was already struggling when founder John Schnatter came under fire for using a racial slur. But shares rose as much as 16 percent when he resigned.
What's Dani Burger thinking about? The Bloomberg cross-asset reporter is looking at a broad market challenge. Momentum—a bet on stocks with the biggest returns over the past year—is in the midst of its worst run in two years. It may be the canary in the coal mine for a downturn.
What you'll need to know tomorrow
- Even parents with kids in the car can't stop texting while driving.
- The hottest ingredient of summer 2018 is snails.
- These are the best companies to work for in the U.S.
- The adult-film star suing Trump was freed after Ohio police voided her arrest at a strip club.
- Want a luxury home? The starting price in the U.S. is now $1 million.
- Adjusting for inflation, your $1,000 smartphone is really quite a bargain.
- Today in " Elon Musk wants to help" news, he's going to fix Flint, Michigan.
What you'll want to read tonight
Elon Musk’s hell is a midsize seda. The story of Tesla’s sprint to release the Model 3, based on interviews with members of the carmaker's design and engineering teams, suppliers and current and former workers, is a study in brilliant design and unbelievable hubris. It's a tale that includes granular details about air-conditioning design, raw sewage in the workplace and even a severed foot.
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