Situational awareness: At least five people have been fatally shot at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland. A suspected shooter has been taken into custody.
Republican political campaigns and U.S. government agencies have spent more than $16 million on Trump properties for events, lodging, meals, rounds of golf and more since Donald Trump launched his presidential campaign in 2015, according to data collected by ProPublica.
Why it matters: Government ethics watchdogs have claimed that this kind of spending reveals a presidential conflict of interest — or at the very least, is bad optics, Axios' Stef Kight notes.
Be smart: ProPublica included a caveat that "federal taxpayer data is incomplete because agencies are fighting disclosure. We will add more as it comes in."
Go deeper: Read ProPublica's full report
President Trump's list of nominees to replace outgoing Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court skews decisively conservative, per a measure that scores judges on a liberal-conservative spectrum.
"Since 1981, single women over 55 have been the fastest-growing demographic of home buyers when compared with a multitude of other categories," the WSJ's Katy McLaughlin reports.
P.S. "Forget drowning out the neighbors. Homeowners today are battling a different kind of noise: the cacophony of pings and dings coming from all the gadgets inside their homes." (WSJ)