The Democratic National Convention riveted many across the country from beginning to end.
Here's a look at some convention news we followed, and the week's other top stories — in the form of five charts:
1. Hillary Clinton Accepts Party's Nomination
On a historic night in a revolutionary election year, Hillary Clinton delivered an unadventurous but commanding speech to accept her party's nomination and close out the Democratic National Convention. Those who gave speeches before Clinton — including her former boss, the president; her husband, the former president; the first lady; and her running mate — all set a high bar. But Clinton delivered an argument for her candidacy that kept coming back to her campaign's simple theme: that progress requires shared sacrifice, in contrast to Donald Trump's claim that "I alone can fix it."
2. Debbie Wasserman Schultz Steps Down in Wake of Email Scandal
The Democratic National Convention seemed at risk of spinning out of control at the start. Democratic National Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced her plans to resign down and decided not address the convention as planned, as the anger over leaked emails showing DNC officials plotting against the primary campaign of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders boiled over. Later, Sanders was booed by his own delegates after calling on them to support Hillary Clinton on the opening day of the Convention.
3. First 'Homegrown' Cases of Zika Reported in U.S.
The four cases of Zika infection in Miami, likely the result of bites from local mosquitoes, may be just the beginning of the spread of the virus in the continental U.S., a health official said Friday. The Florida Department of Health reported Friday that the four people — a woman and three men — infected earlier this month in Miami are the first known "homegrown" cases of Zika virus in the US. "We anticipate that there may be additional cases of 'homegrown' Zika in the coming weeks," Dr. Lyle Petersen of The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a statement.
4. Prosecutors Drop Remaining Charges Against Officers in Freddie Gray Case
Baltimore prosecutors have dropped the remaining cases against the three officers to be tried in the death of Freddie Gray, bringing the case to an end without a conviction. The Baltimore City State Attorney's decision to not prosecute the outstanding cases marks a surprising end to a protracted legal saga for a fractured city which erupted in riots and protests after the death of Gray, 25, while in police custody.
5. Florida Nightclub Shooting Leaves Two Dead
Two teenagers were killed and at least 18 were injured early Monday morning after a shooting outside a Florida nightclub hosting an event for teens. The gunfire rang out just as family members were picking up their kids from Club Blu in Fort Myers, where a "no ID required" party had just finished. One of the wounded victims was as young as 12. Three men were detained while fleeing the scene and were arrested in relation to the shooting, police said.