Donald Trump's upped the ante against Hillary Clinton. He wants a special prosecutor
to investigate her, specifically the coziness between the State Department when she was secretary of state and the Clinton Foundation. Expect to hear about even more Clinton emails and other documents, now that State's been ordered to review and release almost 15,000 documents
between her and her top aides.
A federal judge in Texas has issued a nationwide injunction
that stops federal agencies from punishing school districts that won't follow the administration's guidance on transgender bathroom use. The administration's position is that under Title IX, if you're a school getting federal $$, you can't discriminate based on a student's transgender status.
3. S.C. church shooting
New court documents show accused Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof
wrote two manifestos -- one before he killed nine people at Emanuel AME Church and another in jail -- and they lay out a list of churches and his "selection of victims." The documents say he wanted to attack during Bible study because it would cause the most outrage.
4. North Korea
North Korea's at it again. This time the North's threatening the annual joint military exercises
between the US and South Korea. If things get out of hand or too aggressive (in the North's eyes), it promises a "pre-emptive nuclear strike." The North's pretty ticked off about a lot of things lately, including the recent defection of the highest-ranking North Korean official in decades.
It's the backlash to the backlash. The woman who created the burkini
said sales are up 90% ever since some French beaches banned the full-length swimsuit worn by some Muslim women. And an Algerian businessman is fighting back with his checkbook -- paying the fines of those who do.
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America's next top professor
You may want to register for this class early: Supermodel Tyra Banks is teaching a class
on creating and protecting brands at Stanford next year.
When the Phillips family home in Washington state was hit with racist graffiti, they didn't have to rush home. Their neighbors took care of it
Don't look down
The world's highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge
is open in China. It's built 984 feet high over a canyon. If that's not enough -- it has a bungee jump.
It's like a plot from "The Producers": Manhattan prosecutors say an ex-talent agent conned seven people out of $165,000 for a fake Broadway play
It's a date
First she got the gold, now she gets the guy. US gymnast Aly Raisman's going on a date
with an Oakland Raider, thanks to a video request.
WHAT'S FOR LUNCH
Here's what's coming up later
After being criticized for not going sooner, President Obama tours flood damage
in southern Louisiana today.
AND FINALLY ...
Olympic soccer might have inspired a lot of people to pick up the sport the past couple of weeks, including Hudson, the baby muskox.