1. Stephen King accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge in honor of his friend, Rocky Wood, who suffers from ALS.
3. “Oh boy.”
- It's time: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will face off tonight at 9 p.m. ET in the first of three US presidential debates.
- Dozens of children were killed after the Syrian government launched a major offensive in Aleppo over the weekend.
- Ted Cruz said Trump's list of potential Supreme Court nominees spurred his decision to endorse his former opponent.