Today in 5 Lines
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney said he does not plan to release video footage of the fatal shooting of Keith Lamont Scott “to the masses,” but said he hopes that Scott’s family can see the video. Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler announced that the officer who shot and killed an unarmed black man in Tulsa, Oklahoma last week will be charged with first-degree manslaughter. Yahoo confirmed that user information from at least 500 million accounts was stolen in a 2014 hack. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell filed a short-term government spending measure that would fund the government until December 9. President Obama celebrated the 12 recipients of the 2015 National Medal of Arts at a White House ceremony, including Mel Brooks and Morgan Freeman.
Today on The Atlantic
Clinton Keeps a Straight Face: A recent appearance on the satirical talk show Between Two Ferns showed the Democratic nominee “at her most deadpan,” writes David Sims, who also commended Clinton for fielding a ridiculous line of questioning with “polite indifference” and good humor.
The Town and Country Divide: Trump-like views about immigration have gained strength in rural areas around the world, but the leaders of several diverse large cities are pushing back against these perspectives and advocating for more acceptance. (Ronald Brownstein)
‘The Rise of Anti-Muslim Violence’: Last year, Donald Trump called for a temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States. A new report suggests that this type of anti-Muslim rhetoric might be contributing to an increase in hate crimes against Muslims in the United States. (Clare Foran)