As the final act of the night, Barack Obama made his way to the podium in his cool and easy basketball-player gait. Then he launched into a speech that demonstrated that he could — give one more memorable speech.
The tourists are gone, and thousands of locals are out of work and feeling abandoned after doing so much to help war refugees. “You don’t see people eating out of dumpsters yet,” said one resident. “But this winter? You might.”
A judge cited Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law when dismissing charges against sheriff’s deputy Peter Peraza, who testified that Jermaine McBean refused to comply with commands to drop the authentic-looking weapon.
The 2016 election is unlike any before it. The campaign has seen the rise of Donald Trump, the New York provocateur who has seized the Republican Party from its bewildered establishment and seized an angry electorate. What's happening in America? What does it mean to be American? For nearly 35 days, Washington Post journalists crossed the nation looking for answers, chronicling them in this book.