Today in 5 Lines
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will participate in a forum about national security and veterans’ issues that will air on NBC and MSNBC. The U.S. House of Representatives will reportedly vote this week on a bill that would allow 9/11 survivors and family members of victims to sue Saudi Arabia. Trump’s campaign is ending its media blacklist and approving press credentials for several outlets, including The Washington Post, Politico, The Huffington Post, and BuzzFeed. A federal survey found that the rate of uninsured people in the United States has hit a record low at 8.6 percent. The Dallas Morning News endorsed Clinton for president—the first time the newspaper has supported a Democrat for the position since before World War II. And Apple announced its new iPhone 7 will use wireless earbuds.
Today on The Atlantic
Let’s Talk About Sex: In West Texas, a Christian pregnancy center teaches abstinence-based sex education in public schools with the hope that young women who do become pregnant will seek out alternatives to abortion. (Olga Khazan)
Bill Clinton, the Peacemaker: President Clinton spent a lot of his time working to resolve the century-old conflict between Israel and Palestine—even coming close to reaching an agreement in 2000. Will he get another chance as Hillary’s “first husband”? (Jeffrey Goldberg)
Having the Tough Discussions: Reverend Sylvester “Tee” Turner has helped organize more than 200 “race healing” dialogues. In this Q&A, Turner says that building trust and asking simple questions are important to facilitating a meaningful conversation. (Alexia Fernandez Campbell)