Today in 5 Lines
Hillary Clinton’s campaign released additional medical information about the Democratic nominee and her running mate Tim Kaine. An aide to Colin Powell confirmed the former secretary of state’s personal email was hacked, after multiple news reports published information about his private exchanges. Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson’s campaign announced that he will be on the ballot in all 50 states plus the District of Columbia in November’s presidential election. Donald Trump reportedly revealed the results of a physical exam during an appearance on The Dr. Oz Show that will air on Thursday. President Obama said the U.S. plans to lift sanctions against Myanmar “soon” during a joint news conference at the White House with Myanmar’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi. Ford Motor Company announced it will move its U.S.-based small-car production to Mexico “over the next two to three years.”
Today on The Atlantic
Wanted: Better Political Trolls: Trolling, the practice of intentionally angering individuals or groups, has historically been an effective way to make a point. More recently, however, trolling has been hijacked by the “alt-right” and hate-mongers on anonymous internet forums, and used as an excuse for bigotry. (Emma Green)
Colorado Is ‘Falling Off the Map’: It was a major swing state in the 2008 and 2012 presidential elections. But, as Molly Ball writes, it no longer appears to be a key battleground state in 2016, as an influx of new voters are causing the state to lean left. If the Democrats succeed in Colorado, it could affect the GOP long after 2016.
What Might Dr. Oz Ask Trump?: Dr. Mehmet Oz sat down with the presidential candidate for an hour-long interview, which is expected to touch on “security, money, and more.” The interview will air on Thursday, but here’s a conversation James Hamblin imagined between the two.