The U.S. has sanctioned a dozen Russian and Chinese companies it accuses of aiding North Korea's nuclear program.
- Missouri governor Eric Greitens issued a stay of execution for Marcellus Williams, a man convicted of killing a St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter in her home. New DNA evidence has cast doubt on Williams conviction, leading to calls for his execution to be halted.
- Black lawmakers launch a 'root out racism' campaign, which is reportedly designed to hold the Trump administration accountable for his controversial actions and rhetoric on race.
- George Clooney donates a million dollars to combat hate groups.
- The Oregon coast's short-lived eclipse bubble pops.