Hurricane Irma Downgraded To Tropical Storm
Hurricane Irma continued to pound Florida over the weekend, bringing dangerous flood waters and knocking out power to millions of people. Irma has since been downgraded to a tropical storm as it continues to head north into Georgia.
While the full extent of Irma's damage isn't yet known, the storm has weakened at a faster rate than expected. Read the story from NPR.
At an event at the Pentagon today, President Trump used the anniversary of 9/11 to sternly warn terrorists that “America cannot be intimidated.” He also offered words of comfort to the many people whose loved ones perished in the attacks. Read the story from The AP.
Apple Event Tuesday
Apple will hold its first-ever event at its new campus on Tuesday, where it’s likely to unveil a $1,000 iPhone. Read the story from The AP.
Trump Makes a Deal With Dems
Trump’s deal with Democrats to raise the U.S. borrowing limit and keep the government running for three month months — all in the name of speeding relief to hurricane victims — quickly passed Congress and gave him the opportunity to savor a victory after months of legislative setbacks. Read the story from The AP.