A look at the life and career of Mr. Peres, a former Israeli prime minister and president, featuring commentary from Clyde Haberman, a former Jerusalem bureau chief for The New York Times.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton went to head-to-head in the first presidential debate at Hofstra University in New York on Monday. They discussed jobs, racial divisions and national security with many personal jabs thrown in between. The debate, moderated by NBC anchor Lester Holt, is the first in a series of three scheduled ahead of election day.
Donald Trump spoke to a crowd in Roanoke, Va. about what he called the "new civil rights issue" for African-Americans. Meanwhile, actors from the popular TV show The West Wing hit the campaign trail for Hillary Clinton, including one stop in Toledo, Ohio.
Amanda Renteria oversees the political operation for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign in New York City. Originally from California's Central Valley, Renteria aims to bridge the divide between rural and urban America. As a Mexican-American, she feels a personal responsibility to counter Donald Trump's "demonization" of immigrants.
Attorney General Loretta Lynch welcomed peaceful protest but admonished violence as she addressed the police-involved shooting in Charlotte and protests during a press conference. “For the second day in a row, protests in response to Mr. Scott’s death took place in Charlotte last night. For the second day in a row, those protests were marred by violence, this time leaving one person on life support and several persons injured, an awful reminder that violence often only begets violence," stated Lynch.
Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C. said the caucus was outraged by the "dozens of unlawful police shootings that are taking place" nationwide. They marched to the Department of Justice where they were to deliver a letter to Loretta Lynch, demanding more federal action.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both addressed the recent fatal police shootings of African-American men in Charlotte, NC and Tulsa.
President Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, urging the need for global integration instead of walls. Donald Trump rallied supporters in North Carolina, and while in High Point, he repeated his message of needing to restrict immigration into the United States, even for refugees.
Families of 9/11 victims protested President Barack Obama's potential veto of a bill that would allow them to sue Saudi Arabia for their alleged role in the terrorist attacks in front of the White House on Tuesday, Sept. 20.
In a statement to the United Nations General Assembly, President Obama urged the need for global integration. "Today, a nation ringed by walls would only imprison itself," he stated.
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