Your Evening Briefing
Embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh takes center stage again this week, facing a new accusation of sexual misconduct, this time while at Yale. A Senate hearing is set for Thursday in which Kavanaugh and a California professor who alleged he assaulted her in high school will testify.
Here are today’s top stories
How do you win a $360 billion game of chicken with the global economy hanging in the balance? America and China may find out as the trade war escalates.
Credit scores for U.S. consumers hit a record high, but so has household debt, which hasn't been this high since the third quarter of 2008. Yes, that quarter.
America’s unions have been under siege by corporate lobbies, the Supreme Court and the White House. Now, opponents of organized labor have opened a new front.
Technology giants are spending big, $80 billion big, to keep ahead of each other and everyone else, Bloomberg Businessweek reports.
What’s Joe Weisenthal thinking about? He's comparing cryptocurrency to the dotcom bubble, and warning investors that there can be some pretty big rallies on the way to the basement.
What you’ll need to know tomorrow
- China makes the case to Americans that Trump’s trade war is hurting them.
- Remember $100 barrels of oil? They may be making a comeback.
- The brother of Malaysia’s ex-prime minister will step down from this bank.
- Sirius will acquire Pandora in a $3.5 billion online radio deal.
- Europe is wondering when it will get a taste of the pot stock market.
- This mother has spent $1 million investigating a fraternity after her son died.
- A Texas prison got $18 million worth of cocaine with its banana donation.
What you’ll want to read tonight
France, Spain, Italy and the United Kingdom may be among the world’s most frequented vacation hubs, but there are less well-known destinations which are growing in popularity. Here are some new places to go.
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