Hurricane Michael made landfall in the Florida Panhandle with winds reaching 155 mph.
Written by Madeleine Carlisle (@maddiecarlisle2), Olivia Paschal (@oliviacpaschal)
Families Torn Apart: Families who were separated as a result of the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy may lose their children to adoption. (Garance Burke and Martha Mendoza, Associated Press)
When the Right to Counsel Doesn’t Apply: In civil courts, defendants don’t have a constitutional right to an attorney. It’s up to legal-aid organizations to help those who don’t have the means to fight the system—but they don’t have enough resources to represent everyone. (Robin McDonald, The Bitter Southerner)
A Moment or a Movement?: One year after #MeToo burst on to the national scene, men’s anger is still valued more than women’s speech, writes Jia Tolentino. (The New Yorker)
Making the Blue Wave: Inside the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s headquarters, strategists are trying to figure out how to turn Trump into a local issue . (Luke Mullins, Mother Jones)
Tracking Hurricane Michael: Stay on top of the storm’s path with this interactive map . (Matthew Bloch, K. Rebecca Lai, and Karen Yourish, The New York Times)
The Myth of the Lazy Nonvoter: American voter turnout is notoriously low. That’s probably because of restrictive voting laws, not voter apathy. (Sarah Jackel and Stuart A. Thompson, The New York Times)