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Good evening. Here’s the latest.
1. Twelve days to go, one final presidential debate.
President Trump and Joe Biden are meeting tonight in Nashville for their last chance to make their case for the presidency on a national stage. The debate will run for 90 minutes. The Times is livestreaming the event with real-time analysis and fact-checking from teams of reporters.
Kristen Welker of NBC News is moderating. The topics, chosen ahead of time, include the coronavirus, American families, race in the U.S., climate change, national security and leadership. Here’s where the candidates stand.
2. Russia recently hacked into U.S. computer networks and has plans to interfere in the presidential race in its final days or immediately after the election on Nov. 3, American intelligence agencies believe.
The assessment came a day after senior Trump administration officials said