“We love the Dreamers,” he said in the Oval Office after meeting with faith leaders. But as a candidate, he had pledged to terminate the program.
In other White House news, the special counsel, Robert Mueller, obtained a copy of a letter Mr. Trump wanted to send to James Comey explaining the rationale for firing him from the F.B.I. Mr. Trump’s lawyer blocked him from sending it.
3. We’ve heard a lot about the hacking of Democratic emails and spreading of false or damaging information about Hillary Clinton before last year’s election.
But we haven’t heard much about attempts to hack the vote itself. Our technology and Washington reporters did a deep dive into the issue and found that voting systems in at least 21 states were targeted by Russian hackers — far more than previously disclosed.
The government has done little of the type of digital forensic investigation required to assess the impact of those attempts. Above, voters in North Carolina.
4. The Labor Department released the August figures on hiring and unemployment. Employers added 156,000 jobs, less than expected. But economists said that August is usually slow. Wage growth, meanwhile, remained anemic.
Our economics correspondent discussed the report in a Facebook Live segment. And our colleagues at The Upshot explained why the jobs numbers shouldn’t be used as a presidential scorecard.
5. Kenya’s Supreme Court nullified the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta, above, ordering a new vote to be held within 60 days after finding that the balloting last month had been tainted by irregularities.
The election was conducted peacefully, but the opposition, led by Raila Odinga, argued the vote had been electronically manipulated.
6. We visited a section of the city of Marawi, in the Philippines, that was recently reclaimed from Islamic State militants. With the battle now past the 100-day mark, it was the first time in months that the military had allowed the press in.
There was extensive damage from airstrikes and artillery barrages. Residents have fled to a nearby refugee camp as the fighting continues.
7. Dozens of bodies of people believed to be Rohingya, a minority group facing violence in western Myanmar, have been found dead along the banks of a river on the Bangladeshi border after their boats capsized. Most were women and children. Thousands of people have crossed into Bangladesh over the last week, and aid workers say the situation is dire.
The subject of this week’s Saturday Profile is a former fighter in one of Myanmar’s many rebel armies. Now he’s one of the country’s top peace negotiators.
8. Unesco announced this year’s new World Heritage Sites, and a couple of the 21 inductees are controversial choices.
They include Asmara, the capital of Eritrea, above, which was once a colonial playground for Italian architects of the 1930s — and is now ruled by a harshly repressive government.
Its inclusion is a reminder that the list is not about tourism, but rather protecting important natural and cultural sites.
9. Today at the U.S. Open, Venus Williams, above, defeated Maria Sakkari, and Diego Schwartzman beat Marin Cilic, to advance to the fourth round. Her sister, Serena, meanwhile, gave birth to her first child, a girl.
The battle to watch tonight is the young Sofia Kenin against Maria Sharapova. Here are the complete scores and schedule.
10. Finally, happy Labor Day. Here are some of our favorite recipes, for the grill and the kitchen, for summer’s last hurrah.
Tonight on TV, NBC airs its interviews with Prince William and Prince Harry about the death of their mother, Princess Diana, 20 years ago. (8 p.m. Eastern.) In other small-screen fare, “Narcos” returns to Netflix — without the protagonist.
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