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(You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. You give us five minutes, and we give you five things you must know for your weekday, plus a Sunday edition to get your week started smart. Sign up here.)TODAY• It’s International Literacy Day. Whether you prefer an e-reader or old-fashioned paper and ink, find a cozy nook and an interesting yarn.JUST WATCHEDActress Lily Cole: Literacy can help gender equality ReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCH
Actress Lily Cole: Literacy can help gender equality 02:47• The US Open crowns its king. The Grand Slam’s final face-off begins at 4 p.m. ET. Watch on ESPN.JUST WATCHEDRafael Nadal: Story of a tennis legendReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCH
Rafael Nadal: Story of a tennis legend 02:08Read More• NFL Sundays are here. The Steelers head to New England for the marquee matchup. Watch at 8:20 ET on NBC.JUST WATCHEDThe 100 year history of the NFLReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCH
The 100 year history of the NFL 01:42MONDAY• Congress comes back. Lawmakers return to Washington after a monthlong recess. Gun policy will be top of mind, along with funding the federal government past September and, for Democrats, possibly moving to impeach President Trump..JUST WATCHEDLate night comics slam Congress for inaction on gun violenceReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCH
Late night comics slam Congress for inaction on gun violence 01:35TUESDAY• New iPhones are (probably) coming. Apple is widely expected to unveil its latest iPhones, possibly including two “Pro” models with improved camera and video-recording features. Apple also could give final details and pricing for its streaming Apple TV+.JUST WATCHEDGoogle finds evidence of attempted mass iPhone hackReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCH
Google finds evidence of attempted mass iPhone hack 01:43• An election plays out after ballot tampering. The last undecided contest of the 2018 midterms could be settled in a special election in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District. The vote redo follows the arrest of a campaign consultant over irregular and compromised absentee ballots. Democrat Dan McCready faces Republican Dan Bishop, along with Green and Libertarian party candidates.JUST WATCHEDNorth Carolina’s House race is getting a do-overReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCH
North Carolina’s House race is getting a do-over 02:55• A Supreme Court justice offers his take. Neil Gorsuch is due to discuss his book, “A Republic, If You Can Keep It,” at the Reagan library in California as the tome hits store shelves.JUST WATCHEDRoe v. Wade? Gorsuch says he values precedent (2017) ReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCH
Roe v. Wade? Gorsuch says he values precedent (2017) 01:00WEDNESDAY• Americans remember 9/11. It’s been 18 years since terror attacks left almost 3,000 people dead in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania. A ceremony is scheduled at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center site. Communities and schools around the country also will pause to remember.JUST WATCHEDJon Stewart chokes up, lectures Congress on 9/11 obligationsReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCH
Jon Stewart chokes up, lectures Congress on 9/11 obligations 09:03THURSDAY• Dems battle for the nomination. A whittled-down field of 10 Democratic presidential primary candidates gathers in Houston for a three-hour political wrestling match. Tune in at 8 p.m. ET on ABC and lots of streaming channels.JUST WATCHEDBiden responds to candidates going after Obama in debateReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCH
Biden responds to candidates going after Obama in debate 00:56FRIDAY• Felicity Huffman gets sentenced. The “Desperate Housewives” star pleaded guilty to conspiring to pay $15,000 to a fake charity that facilitated cheating when her daughter took the SATs for college. Huffman, who’s among dozens charged in the scam, is due to learn her fate. Prosecutors suggest four months in prison and a $20,000 fine.JUST WATCHEDHow long could Felicity Huffman spend behind bars?ReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCH
How long could Felicity Huffman spend behind bars? 01:19• Politics may hit the runway. London Fashion Week starts, less than seven weeks before the UK is due to leave the European Union. Brexit could well step into the spotlight. Environmental protest is all but guaranteed, too.JUST WATCHEDQueen Elizabeth attends London Fashion Week (2018)ReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCH
Queen Elizabeth attends London Fashion Week (2018) 00:58• The King and Queen are coming!! The Crawley gang is back — upstairs and down — as the much-awaited “Downton Abbey” movie hits UK theaters. It releases September 20 in the States.JUST WATCHEDWatch the trailer for the new ‘Downton Abbey’ movieReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCH
Watch the trailer for the new ‘Downton Abbey’ movie 01:01SATURDAY• A huge asteroid passes by Earth. It’s taller than some of our planet’s tallest buildings. Asteroid 2000 QW7’s diameter might be as large as 2,132 feet. It’ll be going 14,361 mph when it zips within about 3 million miles of Earth at 7:54 p.m. ET.JUST WATCHEDUS and Europe team up to protect Earth from asteroidsReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCH
US and Europe team up to protect Earth from asteroids 01:19• Anglers bestow a presidential honor. Another elite club will count former President George H.W. Bush as a member when the International Game Fish Association inducts the late 41st President into its hall of fame. A champion for sound fisheries policy, Bush enjoyed fishing trips well into his 90s.JUST WATCHEDYoung George H.W. Bush had plans for the futureReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCH
Young George H.W. Bush had plans for the future 01:52• Where are you?! The first episode of the “Scooby-Doo” series aired 50 years ago. Stream full episodes of the classic caper cartoon on Boomerang.