Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by six points among likely voters, heading into Monday's first presidential debate, according to a new national NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. The survey was conducted after Clinton's post-pneumonia return to campaigning.
North Carolina's governor declared a state of emergency, after a second night of protests in Charlotte, over Tuesday's fatal police shooting of a black man. One person was shot last night, in what police said was protester-on-protester violence. (NBC News)
Responding to a question about recent violence in African American communities, Trump called for boosting "stop-and-frisk" policing. Critics of the practice say it causes racial profiling and disproportionately affects minorities. (USA Today)
Ahmad Khan Rahami, accused of carrying out bombings in New York and New Jersey, had drawn federal attention five months before his father reported concerns in 2014. Meanwhile, authorities said Rahami's notebook paints a chilling picture. (NY Times & NBC News)
Yahoo (YHOO) is expected to confirm this week a massive data breach, which has exposed several hundred million user accounts. The scale of the liability could be large and bring untold headaches to the new owner Verizon (VZ). (Recode)
Mylan (MYL) CEO Heather Bresch and the drugmaker were accused of "disgusting" greed and getting "filthy rich" by House lawmakers at a hearing, as she sought to defend the 500 percent prices hikes of EpiPens in recent years.
Billionaire Leon Cooperman and his Omega Advisors hedge fund were charged with insider trading. Cooperman and Omega Advisors plan to fight the charges. Cooperman said the SEC sought a settlement, which he called "unacceptable." (CNBC)
A federal judge has ruled Wal-Mart (WMT) must face a class action lawsuit in a case involving alleged bribery at the retail giant's Mexican unit. Wal-Mart said a class action is "not appropriate," and may appeal the certification decision. (Reuters)
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative plans to dedicate $3 billion over the next decade towards preventing, caring for, and managing all diseases. Last year, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, said they're giving away most of their wealth for charitable works. (CNBC)
Sick of summer, the autumnal equinox, marking the beginning of fall, arrives this morning at 10:21 a.m. ET. But don't look for a dramatic cool-down quite yet. Warm, summery temperatures are expected around much of the nation today. (USA Today)