The number of people killed by police this year in the United States has reached 664.
- Democrats are growing increasingly unhappy about Hillary Clinton's habit of dodging major issues on the campaign trail.
- Russia was the only member of the U.N. Security Council to vote against a resolution that would have created an international tribunal to investigate and prosecute those responsible for shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine.
- The Michigan Supreme Court has ruled that sentencing guidelines which trigger increased mandatory minimum sentences are unconstitutional if those guidelines are based on factors not found by a jury.
- The NFL players' union has filed a federal lawsuit against the league in response to Tom Brady's four-game "deflategate" suspension. "No player in NFL history has served a suspension for 'non-cooperation' or 'obstruction,'" the union said in a statement. "In this case, the evidence is paper-thin."
- "Geologists say Washington DC is gradually sinking into the sea."
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