A white man from North Carolina called into C-SPAN's Washington Journal to say that he feared black people and asked Demos Action president Heather McGhee, an advocate for equality, "What can I do to change? You know, to be a better American?" Her reply has been viewed more than 1 million times on the Demos' Facebook page.
Donald Trump continued his appeal to to African-American and Hispanic voters on Wednesday, promising them safety, during a rally in Tampa, Florida. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton's camp fired back regarding Clinton Foundation allegations in an AP report.
Hillary Clinton had lunch with Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel on Tuesday while Tim Kaine visited Colorado to talk about all the work they'd do together. Donald Trump's VP pick Mike Pence accused the media of bias while at an event in Pennsylvania.
During a visit to Baton Rouge, La. Tuesday, President Obama promised a sustained national effort to help rebuild southern Louisiana after devastating flooding killed 13 people in the region and displaced thousands. "I need all Americans to stay focused on this," he said. "I know you will rebuild again."
Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have touted and criticized the media reports on their campaigns. This weekend Rudy Giuliani and Trump blamed the media for its bias, while Clinton got a boost from Cher and Wired magazine.
While Trump campaigned in Charlotte Thursday, nude 'Emperor' Trump statues appeared in cities across the country to mock the presidential candidate. Meanwhile,across New York City, Hillary Clinton touted her support for police officers and improving policing.
Brazilian authorities allege that Ryan Lochte and three other Team USA swimmers got into a fight with a gas station employee the night that they say they were robbed at gunpoint. Brazilian authorities say they tried to cover up the fight with the robbery story.
Our dependence on technology may be growing faster than our ability to provide security on the internet, says Joshua Corman, head of a cybersecurity initiative at the Atlantic Council, a Washington DC think tank.