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.
Clashes Erupt As Kenyans Protest For Electoral Reform: VICE News Quick Hit
Hundreds of Kenyans gathered in the capital of Nairobi for the third consecutive Monday to urge the government to replace officials in the electoral oversight commission. Protesters say the country can't otherwise hold a free and fair general election next year. (VICE News)
Colin Powell is pushing back on reports suggesting that he might have given Hillary Clinton the idea to use a private email account as Secretary of State, telling media outlets that "her people are trying to pin it on me." (CNN)
Charleston Church Gunman Claims His Mental Health Is Sound | MSNBC
Dylann Roof has been deemed mentally competent, but some wonder if his lack of remorse suggests he's psychologically unfit to stand trial in a capital case. NBC's Mariana Atencio reports from Charleston, South Carolina. (MSNBC)
The FBI released video of the shooting death of a spokesman for the armed occupiers of a wildlife refuge. It appears to show Robert LaVoy Finicum reaching into his jacket before he fell. The FBI said the man had a loaded gun in his pocket. (Associated Press)
Ninety-four out of 97 Detroit Public Schools are closed Monday because instructors called in sick, school district spokeswoman Michelle A. Zdrodowski said. The so-called sickout came after teachers found out they would not be paid for two months of work (CNN).
Eight years to the day after conceding to Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton is finally shattering what she called the "highest, hardest glass ceiling," embracing her place in history as the first female nominee of a major U.S. political party. (Associated Press)
The Ku Klux Klan is trying to raise its hooded head 150 years after it was founded following the Civil War. Issues important to the Klan are coming to the political forefront as the presidential election looms. Warning: images of burning cross. (Associated Press)