Every Monday-Thursday, The Evening Commute gives you “The Top 5 stories to break while your 9-5 was breaking you; set to 5 tunes that’ll help put you back together.”

Every Sunday, we compile the week that was in a series we call The Weak Ender.

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So, since last Thursday’s edition of The Evening Commute:

 
Now, onto the week that was…

Thursday – “Slippers Into Madness”

“THE DAILY DONALD: Skinny budgets, Establishment Clauses, and ‘Irish’ proverbs”#

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“Reps. O’Rouke (D-TX) and Hurd (R-TX) complete spontaneous 1,600-mile, 36-hour “mobile town hall” road trip”#

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“French student armed with rifle and grenades (and Columbine-inspired playlist) opens fire at high school”#

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“Suspected Hack Attack Snagging Cell Phone Data Across D.C.”#

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BOOK REPORTS FOR ADULTS: Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin”#

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Wednesday – “Beware The Few”

“THE DAILY DONALD: Nationwide freezes, very interesting items, and 1,000 more troops”#

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“Justice Department indicts two Russian intelligence agents (and two hired hackers) over 2014 Yahoo data breach”#

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  • “Russian Spies Helped Hack Yahoo, as if Tensions Weren’t High Enough” by Lily Hay Newman
  • “Yahoo breach indictments may shed light on other hacks” by Eric Tucker and Michael Liedtke

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“Federal Reserve raises interest rate, cites ‘confidence in the path the economy is on'”#

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“Dutch PM Rutte overcomes election day Twitter hijacking and cyber attacks to defeat far-right populist candidate Wilders”#

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“‘An Oxford comma changed this court case completely'”#

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Tuesday – “Irrational Transcendence”

“THE DAILY DONALD: Tax returns, hardline stances, and extreme confidence”#

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“Russia deploys special forces to western Egypt in effort to influence Libyan conflict(s)”#

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“‘Countdown to Brexit'”#

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“Latest NOAA data finds carbon dioxide levels rising at fastest rate ever recorded”#

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“Random Nerds’ Surefire NCAA March Madness Bracket Win Yes Now”#

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Monday – “Idiosyncratic Idioms”

“THE DAILY DONALD: CBO scores, responsive documents, and email aliases”#

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“‘It’s Democrats’ Turn to Hint at a Shutdown'”#

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“Turkey suspends diplomatic relations with Dutch after ministers barred from speaking in advance of referendum vote”#

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“Intel to buy Israeli driverless car-technology firm Mobileye for $15 billion”#

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“‘The Michael Brown shooting for the well-intentioned, semi-informed layperson'”#

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Bryce T. Rudow, Editor-in-Chief
(@brycetrudow)