CLINTON E-MAIL DUMP. The latest tranch of Hillary Clinton’s e-mails from the private account she used while secretary of atate was also the biggest – but most of the missives are more quirky than they are revelatory, The Washington Post reports. Still, there are several with redacted information that the State Department considered classified. And one interesting tidbit to note: Apparently the fact that Clinton used a private e-mail address and server was so downplayed that even the help desk at the State Department didn’t realize it.

ICEBREAKERS TO THE ARCTIC. President Obama will be sending more icebreakers to the Arctic Circle, the New York Times reports, in a bid to increase the U.S. presence in the region. Right now, Russia has a fleet of such ships working their way through the ice to carve out shipping and exploration routes – and attempting to stake a territorial claim to a bigger piece of the continental shelf. (It’s not clear that the United Nations body responsible for adjudicating such claims is actually going to give Russia what it wants.) But the Obama administration acknowledged that it is falling behind and is thus is speeding up the schedule for when new icebreakers head north.

DRONE LAW JAMS. National Journal has a report Tuesday morning on how states are growing impatient with the lack of federal direction on how to manage drones and are moving forward to design their own rules. It’s been three years since the federal government said it would come up with regulations for commercial drone operators that have yet to surface – and whatever rules that the states come up with are likely to be less restrictive than blanket federal guidelines. Federal Aviation Administration officials say they’ll be done with a draft by mid-2016. But some states just don’t seem to want to wait that long.

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