Good Tuesday morning — and happy Fourth of July eve.
Clockwise from upper left: Amy Schumer at Saturday's New York rally (Roy Rochlin/Getty) ... Padma Lakshmi in New York (Roy Rochlin/Getty) ... Chrissy Teigen holds her baby in L.A. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty) ... Sen. Elizabeth Warren in the sunglasses of Arian Rustemi at Boston rally (Winslow Townson/AP)
Social media, online fundraising platforms and email groups have helped connect like-minded women — many of them mothers — in efforts to reunite immigrant children separated at the border, Axios' Marisa Fernandez and Kim Hart write:
Why it matters: The activation of these women has helped drive the speed and ferocity of the pop-up protests that have become a global phenomenon in the Trump era — starting with massive women's marches the day after the inauguration, and repeated a year later.
The border fracas has struck a nerve with women voters:
Meet the organizers:
P.S. Lead of WashPost Style section, "Summer of our discontent ... ‘This is not a normal time’: A mad hot summer in the capital of the resistance ... As the mercury and the humidity have risen, so too have the actions of activists who are pushing back against the Trump administration," by Dan Zak.
Illustration: Lazaro Gamio/Axios
Americans vote in 50 different state-run elections — all vulnerable to hacking. Axios' Shannon Vavra counts the potential points of failure:
And don't forget: human error, confusion, and doubt.
"Twelve boys and their [soccer] coach trapped in a Thai cave are alive, but will need to learn to dive or wait months for flooding to recede before they can get out, the army says," per BBC:
The predicament, from AP: "More monsoon rains are on the way. ... Such storms could raise water levels in the cave again and complicate the supply missions or any potential extrication."
"A federal investigation into Facebook’s sharing of data with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica has broadened to focus on the actions and statements of the tech giant and now involves multiple agencies, including the Securities and Exchange Commission," the WashPost reports.
Facebook confirms to me that four agencies (FBI, DOJ, SEC, FTC) have asked questions, and the company is providing responses.
"The App Developers Sifting Through Your Gmail … Software developers scan hundreds of millions of emails of users who sign up for email-based services," The Wall Street Journal's Douglas MacMillan reports (subscription):
The official White House account yesterday attacked two women senators who may run against President Trump in 2020:
"[T]he Department of Justice announced this month that investigators had pieced together records found in a shredder belonging to the president’s former lawyer Michael Cohen," BuzzFeed's Jason Leopold and Anthony Cormier write:
Another stunner in Trump's war on allies:
"The Trump administration is making inroads into ... reducing legal immigration," the WashPost reports:
"Breakout Docs: How Mister Rogers, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Identical Triplets Became Box Office Stars," by Variety's Rebecca Rubin:
Thanks for reading. We'll have updates throughout the holiday on Axios.com.