Top Stories: Trump’s Criticisms; MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant Winners

Good morning, here are the early stories:

— Trump Challenges Cabinet Member’s IQ, Fights Senator He Needs. What Is Going On?

— EPA Vows To Speed Cleanup Of Toxic Superfund Sites Despite Funding Drop.

— Here Are The 2017 MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant Winners.

And here are some-more early headlines:

More Winds Could Fan Northern California Fires. (

Catalonia Leader Falls Short Of Independence Call. (New York Times)

Supreme Court Dismisses 1 Of 2 Travel Ban Cases. (USA Today)

Trump To Talk Taxes In Pennsylvania Visit Today. (

Presidential Ballot Counting Underway In Liberia. (Bloomberg)

Trudeau To Push NAFTA Talks During White House Visit. (Reuters)

Las Vegas Golden Knights Open At Home Honoring 1st Responders. (ESPN)