Obama's final speech to the public will continue a tradition set in 1796 when George Washington addressed the American people for the last time as president. It will be followed by a "family reunion" for alumni of Obama's former campaigns, according to a save-the-date sent to alumni.
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced a lawsuit against the state of North Carolina Monday over House Bill 2 -- a law that forces transgender people to use bathrooms corresponding to their birth gender. (Associated Press)
Girlfriend Of Philando Castile Demands 'Justice, Peace' | MSNBC
Lavish Reynolds, the woman who live-streamed the moments after a Minnesota police shot and killed her boyfriend during a traffic stop Wednesday evening, gives an emotional, impromptu press conference after being released from police custody. "MSNBC"
In a rebuttal to Donald Trump's campaign slogan to make America great again, Michelle Obama pointed to her daughters as examples that America already is the greatest country on Earth during her speech at the Democratic National Convention. (CNN)
The US Justice Department investigation found that the Baltimore Police Department engaged in practices that led to disproportionate number of stops, searches, and arrests of African-Americans. CNN's Brian Todd reports. (CNN)
One Ithaca College student was killed and another was injured after being stabbed during a "large fight" on the nearby Cornell University campus early Sunday in Ithaca, New York, officials from both schools said. (CNN)
Brandon Marshall Kneels During National Anthem of NFL Season-Opener
Leading up to last night's NFL season opener between the Broncos and Panthers, some fans wondered whether any players would kneel during the National Anthem. One player did so: Denver linebacker Brandon Marshall. (No, not the Jets wide receiver. Same name, different NFL player.) Marshall played with Colin Kaepernick in college. (Complex News)
Brazilian Badminton Sways to Samba | The New York Times
The favela of Chacrinha in Rio de Janeiro is home to Brazil's first Olympic badminton player. His father, Sebastião Dias de Oliveira, explains how he introduced badminton to the community using samba. (The New York Times)
A mistrial was declared after a jury could not come to a decision in the case of a former University of Cincinnati police officer charged with murder related to the 2015 shooting death of an African-American man. (CNN)
The driver of a school bus that was filled with elementary students when it crashed in Chattanooga, killing at least five children, has been arrested and faces charges including vehicular homicide. Johnthony Walker was arrested on Monday. (Associated Press)
Polly Sheppard dove under a table as soon as bullets started flying at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. The 911 call captured her panic after nine people were shot and killed. (CNN)