NPR - By : Staff Reporting
As reported on NPR.com, a list of major news events that you should know about taking place today:
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today (times EDT):
1. MICHELLE OBAMA WOULD LIKE TO RE-INTRODUCE YOU TO HER HUSBAND
The first lady addresses the Democratic convention in prime time, aiming to draw a clear contrast between the president and his GOP challenger.
2. TEXAS MAYOR READY FOR HIS CLOSE-UP, TOO
Julian Castro will be the first Latino keynote speaker ever at the Democratic gathering.
3. A KELLY RIPA'S NEW SIDEKICK IS MICHAEL STRAHAN
The former NFL star replaces Regis Philbin on "Live!"
4. MOON'S DEATH COULD EXPOSE FAMILY RIFTS
The Unification Church patriarch's children were groomed to lead his movement and businesses — but feuds could bring down the empire.
5. VOYAGER MARKS 35 YEARS OF SAILING THE HEAVENS
The spacecraft and its twin are now the longest-operating in history and the most distant, at billions of miles from Earth.
6. HOW A LOT OF US SPENT LABOR DAY
Talking politics, of course. The holiday marks when much of the public starts to pay attention to the campaigns.