Donald Trump accepts the Republican presidential nomination tonight, closing this week's rocky convention which saw Texas Sen. Ted Cruz booed off the stage last night. It's Ivanka Trump's turn at the podium tonight. Billionaire venture capitalist Peter Thiel also speaks. (USA Today)
The Cruz speech emerged as the talking point from Day 3. The GOP presidential runner-up congratulated Trump on winning. But the chaos broke out after Cruz told Republicans to "vote your conscience" and it became clear he was not going to actually endorse Trump. (CNBC)
The night wrapped up with Trump running-mate Mike Pence introducing himself to the broader American electorate. The Indiana governor, accepting the GOP vice presidential nomination, made the case for Trump, called for party unity, and railed against Democrat Hillary Clinton. (CNBC)
In the money race, Trump got a big fundraising boost in June. But his campaign's more than $20 million on hand was less than half Clinton's $44.4 million. Meanwhile, Trump followed through and forgave about $47.5 million in personal loans to his campaign. (CNBC)
Trump said, if elected, he would not automatically come to the aid of Baltic states if they came under Russian attack or pressure Turkey about purges or crackdowns on civil liberties, in a wide-ranging interview in the New York Times.