Happening in the world: A suspected chemical attack in a rebel-held Syrian suburb has suffocated dozens. The Syrian government has denied responsibility for the attack, while President Trump in a tweet condemned “President Putin, Russia, and Iran” for “backing Animal Assad.” WARNING: this article contains disturbing images of the victims. (New York Times)
Happening in the US: States on the US-Mexico border are deploying National Guard members to patrol the border following urging from President Trump. Trump also threatened the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) if Mexico doesn’t stop the movement of migrants over the border. (BBC)
Happening in the city: Yesterday, a fire broke out in Trump Tower that killed one, the man whose apartment was the origin of the blaze. Four firefighters suffered non-life-threatening injuries. The cause of the fire is currently unknown. (NY Times)
Happening on campus: Bacchanal has come and gone, folks, so spend this Sunday letting your bodies and your brains return to whatever equilibrium they were at before. I believe in you.
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