Today in 5 Lines
Donald Trump hired Stephen Bannon, a Breitbart News executive, as CEO of his presidential campaign and promoted Kellyanne Conway, a senior advisor, to campaign manager, though Paul Manafort will stay on as campaign chairman. The GOP nominee also reportedly received his first classified intelligence briefing. Hillary Clinton criticized Trump’s plan to repeal the estate tax as only benefiting wealthy Americans during a speech in Ohio, where she also met Paul McCartney ahead of his concert at the Quicken Loans Arena. An autopsy report showed that Paul O’Neal, an unarmed black man who was fatally shot in July by a Chicago police officer, was shot in the back. A wildfire continues to spread in California, covering some 30,000 acres and forcing thousands of residents to flee their homes.
Today on The Atlantic
Bracing for the Era of ‘The Bitch’: One inevitable consequence of a Hillary Clinton victory is the misogynistic insults that will accompany it as a way to delegitimize her presidency. But the new age may already be under way. (Michelle Cottle)
Separate but Equal?: Colleges across the country are creating “safe spaces” for underrepresented students, but in doing so, they’re presented with an interesting challenge: How can schools be more inclusive without unintentionally promoting resegregation? (Emily Deruy)
Americans Face Their Fear: The United States has faced external threats before 9/11, and it will continue to fight them long after the attacks. As the nature of international terrorism changes, the question of how the country handles constitutional rights will become crucial. (Kathleen Hicks)