Your NPR news source

RNC Live Coverage: Thursday, Aug. 27

Follow live updates and analysis of Day 4 of the Republican National Convention.

SHARE RNC Live Coverage: Thursday, Aug. 27

Follow live updates and analysis of Day 4 of the Republican National Convention. President Trump caps off the week with his address.

Loading…

Copyright 2020 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

Can’t see this visual? Click here.

The Latest
Colin Hinkle, a professional drone pilot, noticed the red dye mixing with the green water of the fountain early Saturday morning and saw spray paint on the ground that read, “Gaza is bleeding” and “Stop the genocide.” 'That’s when I realized it was a protest,’ Hinkle said.
It’s part of a critical voter outreach plan in place since President Joe Biden’s 2020 campaign as Biden combats Donald Trump and his army of online supporters.
Domestic violence with a gun is a leading cause of death for children, NPR’s Nina Totenberg reports. More than half of all mass shootings are perpetrated by people with a record of domestic violence.
Two measures to further protect transgender people are awaiting Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s signature. But advocates say the state can do more to help the LGBTQ+ community, including a push to require school districts to teach sex education.
County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is also trying to figure out which pandemic-funded programs to keep as the county spends down federal dollars.