What We're Following This Morning

Editor’s Note: This article previously appeared in a different format as part of The Atlantic’s Notes section, retired in 2021.

Greek elections: Alexis Tsipras says his Syriza party has a “clear mandate” after it won  a little more than 35 percent of the vote—short of a majority. But it is Syriza’s second election victory in less than a year, and it comes after a bruising summer in which Tsipras just about managed to secure a fresh bailout from Greece’s creditors and then lost his majority in parliament. Update: More here.

Kim Dotcom hearing: An extradition hearing has begun in New Zealand for the Internet entrepreneur whom the U.S. is seeking to extradite for alleged copyright infringement, racketeering, and money laundering. U.S. officials say Megaupload, the website he started, helped in Internet piracy. Update: More here.

Emmys: Viola Davis became the first African-American woman to win an Emmy for best actress in a drama series for her role as Annalise Keating, the high-powered attorney in ABC’s How to Get Away with Murder. Jon Hamm finally won best actor in a drama for Mad Men, and it was a good night on Westeros—Game of Thrones won its first best drama award. My colleague David Sims has more here.