And more of the extreme methods Russia used to interfere with the 2016 U.S. presidential election came to light. A Russian company with Kremlin ties spread vitriolic messages on divisive issues via hundreds of fake Facebook accounts, some of which used stolen photos to add authenticity, like those of a Brazilian salesman and his family, above.
Our magazine examined how the Kremlin built one of the most powerful information weapons of the 21st century, and why it might be impossible to stop.
3. The British police made what they said was a “significant arrest” in the terrorist explosion in a London subway station last week that injured at least 30 people. A second man was arrested late Saturday.
Above, a masked British police officer entering a property being searched outside London.
4. To the dismay of conservatives, President Trump and top Democratic leaders had a surprise meeting of the minds — creating a possible deal to pair legislation to protect young, undocumented immigrants known as Dreamers with enhanced border security, but setting aside the issue of the border wall.
Mr. Trump’s management style is under scrutiny after accounts that he humiliated Attorney General Jeff Sessions in a meeting.
And despite a dressing down on race relations from Tim Scott, the only black Republican senator, the president reiterated his stance that both sides were at fault for violence that erupted during a rally of white supremacists last month.
5. Partisan tensions were also evident after Harvard announced it had invited Chelsea Manning, above, to be a visiting fellow, along with Sean Spicer and Corey Lewandowski, both former associates of President Trump.
Sharp, immediate blowback, including from the C.I.A. director, prompted Harvard to rescind the offer and apologize for “not recognizing upfront the full implications” of appearing to endorse Ms. Manning, a former Army private convicted of leaking vast troves of classified information to WikiLeaks.