HuffPost Morning Email: What the latest health care numbers mean for you.
By Lauren Weber
Thursday, May 25
CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE‘S NEW ESTIMATE ON HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE AFTER OBAMACARE REPEAL BILL Comes out to 23 million people losing insurance. And here’s where Senate Republicans stand on the health care bill negotiations. [HuffPost]
MONTANA GOP CANDIDATE CHARGED WITH MISDEMEANOR ASSAULT For reportedly “body-slamming” a reporter on Election Day eve. And here’s why this Montana race matters for candidates in the Trump era. [HuffPost]
UK REPORTEDLY STOPPED SHARING INTELLIGENCE WITH U.S. ON MANCHESTER CASE After U.S. leaks to the media. And here’s what we know so far on the possible terror network involved in the Monday attack. [HuffPost]
RUSSIAN OFFICIALS TALKED ABOUT HOW TO SWAY TRUMP AIDES “Three American officials told The New York Times that Russian officials discussed how to influence top advisers to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign last summer. The report, based on intelligence gathered by U.S. spies, says Russian intelligence and political officials sought to sway Trump through Paul Manafort, his campaign manager at the time, and Michael Flynn, the retired general advising Trump’s campaign on foreign policy issues.” [HuffPost]
ADVERTISERS HAVE BEGUN PULLING ADS FROM SEAN HANNITY’S FOX NEWS SHOW Following controversy over his coverage of the murder of DNC staffer Seth Rich. Hannity is calling it “the kill shot.” [HuffPost]
A U.S. WARSHIP SAILED WITHIN 12 MILES OF A CHINA-CLAIMED REEF This is the first challenge of its kind to Beijing under President Trump. [Reuters]
YES, THE POPE TROLLED THE TRUMPS First, there was the photo. Then there was the question about Melania’s cooking. And finally, he gave Trump his encyclical on climate change. [HuffPost]
WHY TELEGRAM IS THE APP OF CHOICE FOR ISIS “Since around 2015, analysts say there has been an exodus of extremists to the app in search of better privacy and the freedom from being shut down by moderators. ” [HuffPost]
UBER: WHOOPS, WE ACCIDENTALLY SHORTED DRIVERS TENS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS The average New York City driver should receive about $900. [HuffPost]
‘I ATE MY PLACENTA AND DIDN’T FEEL ANY DIFFERENT’ What you need to know about placenta pills. [HuffPost]
WE FINALLY HAVE A ‘GAME OF THRONES’ TRAILER And it has some glorious dragon scenes, the return of our favorites and the usual warnings about winter — 52 days people. [HuffPost]
ELLEN HAS BEEN KILLING THE GAME LATELY She announced she’ll be doing a standup special for Netflix AND gave Andy Cohen a custom RompHim, which was as great as you’d imagine. [HuffPost]
UNDERSTANDING THE YOUTHS’ OBSESSION WITH SNAPSTREAKS This is a real, albeit ridiculous, thing. [WSJ | Paywall]
Barack Obama threw some shade at the president, saying “we can’t hide behind the wall.”
The internet memes for the “body-slamming” Montana candidate have been particularly brutal.
Trump revealed the location of two nuclear submarines in his conversation with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.
What you need to know about the “dubious” Russian document that influenced the FBI’s Clinton probe.
The Boston Globe sent the Manchester Evening News pizzas to “keep them going.”
Handholding watchers, rejoice: Melania and Donald Trump held hands while looking at “The Last Judgment.”
It’s a truth universally acknowledged that the “Dirty Dancing” remake is a cringe-fest.
This accidental emergency test warning went out on TVs in New Jersey last night, and people sure are glad it was a test.
This is a job posting to be a professional cat cuddler. You’re welcome.
While you may know every word to Justin Bieber’s “Despacito,” turns out he might not.
How to tell a new partner that you have a mental illness.
We would like in on this pink pineapple trend, please.
We love this teen who took his senior year photos in Taco Bell.
Meet the first black female cop in this West Virginia town.
Former playmate Dani Mathers gets three years probation in body-shaming case after she secretly recorded a nude 70-year-old in the shower area at an LA gym.
A look at the New York City Amazon book store that would definitely put Meg Ryan’s “The Shop Around The Corner” out of business.
Start your workday the right way with the news that matters most — all with a dash of signature Morning Email snark.
Like The Morning Email? Send it to a friend! Does somebody keep forwarding you this email? Get your own copy. It’s free! Sign up here.
Check out HuffPost Politics and HuffPost Breaking News newsletters for more of the good stuff.
©2017 HuffPost | 770 Broadway, New York, NY 10003