Afghan forces retake prison after deadly attack by IS group

JALALABAD, Afghanistan — Militants affiliated with the Islamic State group stormed a prison in eastern Afghanistan in a daylong siege that left at least 39 people dead, including the assailants, and freed nearly 400 of their fighters before security forces restored order, a government official said Monday.

Maybe: A few of Donald Trump’s ideas

Just spitballing here, but maybe we could delay the November election, ignoring the Constitution and history and Congress, and keep me, the president, in power a while longer.

Trump’s choice of a ‘gold bug’ would imperil the Federal Reserve

Prizing loyalty over qualifications, President Donald Trump has nominated several economists with oddball or inconsistent views of monetary policy for seats on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, along with several with solid credentials. The Senate ably sorted the wheat from the chaff so far, but that could change soon — and it couldn’t come at a worse time.