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Trump to Make Brief Trip to NYC, DC During August Vacation

U.S. President Donald Trump will briefly interrupt his working vacation to make a one-day trip to Washington, according to White House officials. Officials did not say why the president would be making the trip to the White House, where the Oval Office is undergoing routine renovations. Officials said Friday that Trump would leave his New Jersey golf course on Sunday in the middle of his working vacation that has included meetings with his advisers on North Korea and other issues. They said he would first travel to his Manhattan home,…

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[In Brief] News at a glance

In science news around the world, the World Health Organization releases a new list of microbes for which new drugs are most critically needed, U.S. President Donald Trump signs an executive order that paves the way to eliminate a 2015 expansion of the Clean Water Act, the less-aggressive HIV-2 may be more deadly than previously thought, a promising dengue vaccine developed in Brazil faces an uncertain future, a report suggests that theft of intellectual property could cost the United States $600 billion annually, and more. Also, "queen of carbon science"…

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