Today in 5 Lines
Law enforcement officials said Ahmad Khan Rahami, a 28-year-old man wanted in connection to this weekend’s explosions in New York and New Jersey, was taken into custody after a confrontation with police in Linden, New Jersey. President Obama, who is in New York for the United Nations General Assembly meeting, encouraged Americans not to “give in to fear” in the wake of the blasts. During opening statements in the Bridgegate trial, prosecutors said Chris Christie knew of his associates’ involvement in the 2013 George Washington Bridge scandal by the third day of lane closures. Hillary Clinton pitched her candidacy to Millennial voters at Temple University in Philadelphia, saying “the next 50 days will shape the next 50 years.” The U.S. government mistakenly granted citizenship to at least 858 immigrants, according to an internal Homeland Security audit.
Today on The Atlantic
Kicking Tradition to the Curb: A New York Times article published last Saturday about Donald Trump’s acknowledgement of President Obama’s U.S. citizenship signaled the “death of ‘he said, she said’ journalism” by deviating from its longtime practice of attributing controversial political statements directly to the speaker. (Peter Beinart)
The Millennial Challenge: Throughout the election, Hillary Clinton hasn’t been able to attract the support Barack Obama saw among young voters during his presidential campaigns. Will they come around by November? (Ronald Brownstein)
The Toll of Working Women: Women have long volunteered their time to organizations that sought to improve American communities—from organizing voters to advocating for the elderly and poor. But as more women entered the workforce, the United States lost important leaders in civil society. (Emma Green)