NPR – The FDA said it wants to sharply reduce the amount of nicotine in cigarettes. The idea is to help wean smokers off their deadly habit and prevent millions more from becoming regular smokers in the first place.
Tech in Asia – Faced with regulatory hurdles at home, Chinese companies have headed en masse to California to conduct road tests for driverless vehicles. Yet many suggest China could win the self-driving race due to a preferential regulatory environment.
The Hill – Hundreds of church leaders are asking President Trump and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to halt plans to expand off-shore drilling in public waters because they are "unacceptable risks to God’s oceans and coastal communities."