Some recommended reads:
Charles C.W. Cooke at NRO on Hillionaire's disastrous presser.
John Siciliano at Washington Examiner on the tsunami of EPA regs for which the gas and oil industries are bracing.
Roberto A. Ferdman at Washington Post on the cultural context for the phenomenon of record numbers of Americans dining alone. Reasons including shrinking size of households. Effects including online ordering-and-delivery services.
Ferguson redux - complete with armored vehicles rolling in to restore order at protests - in the St. Louis area.
North Korea shells South Korea and the South resounds in kind.
And that's how it is this fine mid-August day.