Trump Meets With UN General Assembly
In his first appearance as president, Trump on Monday addressed a U.S.-sponsored event on reforming the 193-member United Nations he has sharply criticized.
The U.S. has asked member nations to sign a declaration on U.N. reforms, and more than 100 have done so. Trump wants the U.N. to cut spending and make other operational changes. Read the story from The AP.
Big Winners at the Emmy Awards
The Handmaid’s Tale, Big Little Lies, Saturday Night Live, Veep, and Atlanta all won multiple awards in major categories, on a night that rarely strayed far from current events. Read the story from NPR.
London Terror Attack
Police in the U.K. say they arrested a 21-year-old man late Saturday in west London in connection with Friday’s attack on the subway. He has not yet been charged. Read the story from NPR.
Revealed in a leaked memo, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that four national monuments be reduced in size. This could open up hundreds of thousand or even millions of acres of land revered for natural beauty and historical significance to mining, logging, and other development. Read the story from The AP.
St. Louis Protests
A crowd of demonstrators locked arms and marched quietly through downtown St. Louis Monday morning to protest the acquittal of a white former police officer in the killing of a black suspect. Read the story from The AP.