Evacuations are underway from the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo. The Obama Administration suggests that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally authorized the hacking of Democratic officials’ email accounts in the run-up to the presidential election. Shelters are overflowing as the pouring rain poses perhaps the biggest challenge to homeless people trying to stay dry. AT&T workers plan to stage protests over contract negotiations. Labor Secretary Tom enters the race to lead the Democratic National Committee with backing from the White House. His candidacy poses a challenge to Minnesota Democrat Keith Ellison, supported by Bernie Sanders.