Today in 5 Lines
The Democratic National Convention is underway in Philadelphia, and tonight’s speakers will include First Lady Michelle Obama, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. We’re following it live here. Fallout continues after the release of thousands of leaked emails showing Democratic National Committee staffers favoring Hillary Clinton: DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who resigned Sunday, said she will not gavel in the convention, and the FBI is investigating the hack. Two people were killed and 15 others injured in a shooting outside a nightclub in Fort Myers. Verizon purchased Yahoo for $4.8 billion.
Today on The Atlantic
Young, Unemployed Males Just Want to Have Fun: Non-college-educated white males make up the core of Donald Trump’s constituency. What are their younger, unemployed counterparts up to? (Derek Thompson)
Let’s Talk About Roger Ailes: Many people questioned why it took so long for Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson to come forward with sexual-harassment accusations against the network chairman. But Michelle Cottle explains the consequences women face as “whistleblowers.”
Jesse Ventura Has a Theory: The former Minnesota governor and professional wrestler explains how a career in pro-wrestling is good preparation for a career in politics. (Vann Newkirk II)