The New York City Police Department (NYPD) has released video footage of retired tennis pro James Blake being tackled by an NYPD officer.
- Navy Secretary Ray Mabus is questioning the findings of a new study claiming gender-integrated combat units did not move as quickly and female Marines were more than twice as likely to suffer injuries.
- At least 87 people are dead after a crane smashed into Mecca's Grand Mosque, where worshippers were gathering.
- Tennis champion Serena Williams is out of the U.S. Open after losing Friday afternoon to Italy's Roberta Vinci.
- The Senate is expected to vote next week on a bill that would ban abortion after 20 weeks.
- An Ohio church is suing a nearby strip club over its employees protesting topless.
- Fellow officers complained about Simpsonville, South Carolina, cop Brian Kurta's use of excessive force, but it wasn't until body camera footage showed it that Kurta was fired.
New at Reason:
- Expect a Complicated, Gory Story with The Bastard Executioner: Game of Thrones-style violence and intrigue in 14th-century Wales. By Glenn Garvin
- How Much Is a Football Player Worth? Hint: A lot more than the NCAA wants to admit. By Alexis Garcia