Weekend News Roundup & Open Thread for Jan. 6-7, 2018

A blizzard of ‘Fire and Fury’ covers the White House. New Yorker Cartoon by Jeremy Nguyen. One pullout story from the book: Did Trump run for president because of Christie’s Bridgegate scandal? 

NATIONAL

Blockbuster piece by James Risen at The Intercept: Till recently, Risen was national security reporter for the New York Times. Now at The Intercept he has a huge story out trying to publish major national security stories the public should know, as both the U.S. government and his own editors at the Times were suppressing his reporting

CHRIS CHRISTIE, GOING, GOING …

LOCAL

Too damn cold: What to do if you see a pet that’s been left outside with no shelter 

ELECTIONS HAVE CONSEQUENCES

Involuntary treatment may be the next tool to fight the opioid crisis

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