Morning Brief: August 31
Morning Brief: August 31 [Photo Credit: Laura Bittner, Flickr]
Fall is just around the corner, but it seems someone forgot to tell the east coast. A blast of summer-like heat and humidity is hitting the northeast in the coming days, and the week ahead is being billed as one of the hottest of the season. So grab a cold drink or two and rest assured—summer’s not going anywhere just yet.
NEED TO KNOW
EU Ministers Call Emergency Meeting To Discuss Migrant Crisis [NPR]
Parties Try to Chart a Course to Senate Control as Races Shape Up [New York Times]
Obama Renames Mt. McKinley 'Denali' Ahead of Alaska Trip [ABC]
Mayor de Blasio Authorizes Emergency Measure to Aid Homeless [New York Times]
GE’s Tax Shelter Diminishes in Connecticut [CtPost]
Mostly cloudy and 93 degrees [Full Forecast]
The Mets beat the Red Sox 5 to 4.
The Yankees beat the Braves 20 to 6.
The Yankees face the Red Sox at 7:00
The Mets take on the Phillies at 7:10
ON STAGE TONIGHT
The Aaron Neville Duo @ City Winery
TODAY IN HISTORY
Today in 1920, the first radio news program is broadcast by 8MK in Detroit, Michigan.