Situational awareness: President Trump plans to travel to California on Saturday to meet with individuals who have been impacted by the wildfires that have ravaged the state.
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Eighteen years after hanging chads and the Brooks Brothers riot, the Sunshine State is once again at the center of an election mess of its own doing.
The big picture: Florida is in the middle of three statewide recounts, and three counties in particular (Palm Beach, Hillsborough and Broward) haven't helped the situation.
Driving the news: Broward finished its recount just minutes before the deadline, the Miami Herald reports.
Between the lines: The state's election infrastructure is a disaster.
The bottom line: The recount drama is especially significant in Florida's Senate race, Axios' Khorri Atkinson reports.
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Vladimir Putin and Mike Pence on the sidelines of the 33rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Singapore.
Jello-O is getting into the "slime trend," Vox's Kaitlyn Tiffany reports.