Prince Harry to Marry Meghan Markle
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement on Monday, and plan to marry in the spring. Read the story from NPR.
Power Struggle at Consumer Watchdog Group
Dual appointments along partisan lines resulted in two bosses showing up at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Monday. Both Deputy Director Leandra English and Trump appointee Mick Mulvaney claim to be the rightful leader of the consumer watchdog group. Read the story from the Los Angeles Times.
Native American War Heroes
President Trump derided Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren as “Pocahontas” at a White House event honoring Navajo Code Talkers on Monday. Read the story from The AP.
Backed by the billionaire Koch brothers, magazine giant Meredith Corp. has struck a $2.8 billion deal to buy Time Inc., which publishes People, Fortune, and Sports Illustrated. Read the story from NPR.
Bitcoin Hits New High
The digital currency continued its meteoric — and often volatile — rise on Monday, nearing a $10,000 price for a single unit. Read the story on NPR.
YouTube Algorithms Under Scrutiny
Facing criticism that it is unsafe for kids due to the presence of videos of popular characters in upsetting and violent situations, as well as pedophilic comments on some videos of children, YouTube says it is toughening its approach. Read the story from NPR.