Outlook

Trump’s caravan of chaos

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Jim Mattis, outgoing defense secretary

Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Arabia’s crown prince

President Trump

Vladimir Putin, president of Russia

Kim Jong Un, North Korea’s leader

Michael Cohen, the president’s former lawyer

Michael Flynn, convicted former national security adviser

Paul Manafort, convicted former chairman of Trump’s 2016 campaign

Maria Butina, who pleaded guilty to spying for Russia

Alexander Torshin, Butina’s boss

Matthew Whitaker, the acting attorney general, and Robert Mueller, the special counsel

David Pecker, whose American Media Inc. paid Trump’s paramours to keep quiet

Jerome Corsi, bottom, and Randy Credico, possible conduits for WikiLeaks documents

Roger Stone, left, who advised Trump’s 2016 campaign and may have been a WikiLeaks conduit, and Julian Assange, head of WikiLeaks

The markets melt down

Wealthy fossil fools and a rapidly heating planet

Jared Kushner, the president’s adviser and son-in-law

Ryan Zinke, disgraced former interior secretary

Andrew Wheeler, acting EPA chief

The National Guard deployed at the border

Refugees choking on tear gas; incarcerated children

Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue shooting; the rise of white nationalism

Unusually intense hurricane season

The 2020 Census will ask about citizenship

Georgia’s Brian Kemp, Florida’s Rick Scott and other agents of vote suppression while voting restrictions in North Dakota and Kansas affect people of color

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, like other outgoing GOP state officers, strips incoming politicians of power

Extreme fires in California

Links between the Trump Organization and the White House

The White House attempts to block press access

Saudi Arabia’s genocidal war in Yemen

Increased tariffs on China backfire on farm states

Tearing up the Iran nuclear deal, the Paris climate accord and the New START treaty

Sens. Chuck Grassley and Lindsey Graham attack Christine Blasey Ford at the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearings