- On Tuesday, Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-California) unilaterally released transcripts from an August 2017 closed-door interview with the co-founder of Fusion GPS, the company that commissioned a dossier of allegations about President Trump’s ties to Russia. [TIME]
- Indigenous women have vowed to remain on the Washington State Capitol lawn in protest of politicians’ failure to act on climate change and native treaty rights until the issues are resolved or they are arrested. [Al Jazeera]
- Former Trump campaign strategist Steve Bannon stepped down from his position as executive chairman of the right-wing website, Breitbart, following significant media coverage of statements Bannon had made about the President’s son’s meeting with Russian officials. Bannon had called the meetings “treasonous” and “unpatriotic,” according to a recently published tell-all narrative of the Trump White House. [BBC]
- United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents have raided 98 7-Eleven convenience stores across 17 states and the District of Columbia this week in search of undocumented immigrants. The raids resulted in 21 arrests. [NPR]
- A massive mudslide in Southern California killed at least 17 people, with several still missing. The event washed away more than 100 homes northwest of Los Angeles. [New York Times]
FACT OF THE WEEK: In 2017, the MLB’s American and National Leagues both named as their MVPs players wearing the number 27 who were also 27 years of age (José Altuve and Gioncarlo Stanton).