EVENTS: Hurricane Harvey approaches Texas and could become first major hurricane to hit the state in nine years.
LEFT: Trump flips, now asking taxpayers, not Mexico, to pay for wall.
RIGHT: Nancy Pelosi’s father helped dedicate confederate monument.
MARKETS: Worries about debt-celing creating nerve for investors and delaying tax reform.
SPORT: NBA – Lebron upset at Celtics fans burning Thomas’ jerseys.
MLB – Yankees – Tigers brawl after Cabrera home run.
NFL – Former number 3 overall pick, Blake Bortles, loses starting job to Chad Henne.
Entertainment: Mark Wahlberg makes $42m than highest paid actress last year, highlighting Amy Schumer’s fight for equal pay.
FACT: Papercuts are extra painful because stimulate a large number of pain receptors, in a very confined area.
GOT: George R. R. Martin confirms to public that he does watch HBO’s Game of Thrones.