Situational awareness: President Trump has made a surprise visit to U.S. servicemen in Iraq.
Breaking: The Dow went up by nearly 1,100 points today, breaking a losing streak dating back to last week.
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For eight young men the AP tracked down in Seattle, tech obsession has become something much darker, getting in the way of their normal lives.
Why it matters: For those looking to dial back, tech obsession likely ends up feeling like a very cruel Catch-22, Axios managing editor Kim Hart notes.
The big picture: Scientists take pains to describe tech differently than alcohol or drug addiction because the research around tech or internet addiction is not yet settled.
The bottom line: We're still in the early phases of understanding how these devices and screens are rewiring our brains. But what we increasingly sense is that the benefits of totally reorienting our lives around screens may also come with real costs.
An Iraqi youth dressed in a Santa suit distributes gifts to children in the old city of Mosul, which has been free for a year after being left in ruins by ISIS.
Alphabet subsidiary Wing is testing one of the world's biggest drone delivery projects in Bonython, a suburb of Australian capital Canberra, dividing neighbors over its intrusion into their daily lives, reports the Wall Street Journal.
Go deeper: The drone nightmare is here