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This NFLer is an accomplished mathematician (2015)

John Urschel has two loves: complex mathematics and "hitting people." But he says he won't give up the NFL to pursue math full-time.

Utah pilot died in crash 15 years after brother's…

Friends say a Utah pilot killed with three others when a plane crashed on a highway also lost a brother to an aviation accident more than a decade ago

UN says over 200,000 have fled Syria's Raqqa…

UN official: Over 200,000 civilians in Syria have fled their homes in IS' de facto capital of Raqqa since April

Worsening drought conditions in parts of US…

Drought conditions are increasing in several states, and extreme heat and weeks with little rain have begun to stress corn, soybeans, wheat and livestock in some areas

Sarah Huckabee Sanders: Trump likes competition…

White House press secretary addresses tensions between Reince Priebus and Anthony Scaramucci

David Bossie: Trump is going to continue to…

Former deputy campaign manager for Trump weighs in on 'The Story'

Italy ponders Libyan request for help in curbing…

Premier Paolo Gentiloni says sending Italian naval units to help Libya's coast guard could be a "turning point" in combating migrant trafficking

APNewsBreak: Contractor appeals delay border wall prototypes

APNewsBreak: The Trump administration says prototypes for a proposed border wall with Mexico have been delayed to early November because two companies have objected to the bidding process.

White House Can't Say If Trump Has Confidence in…

When asked about the President’s confidence in chief of staff Reince Priebus, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says that Trump favors having “healthy competition” in the White House.

Jeff Bezos is the richest person on Earth...for…

Amazon stock increases finally put Bezos in the top spot, breaking Bill Gates' four-year-plus streak.

Istanbul hit by huge hailstorm

Hailstones and heavy rain have battered the Turkish city.

The New York Times - What Is the Health Care…

From The New York Times: Jonathan Weisman, deputy Washington editor for The Times, explains the voting and amendment process that the bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act must go through next.By: By A.J. CHAVAR and DREW JORDAN. Watch the original video on Times Video: https://nyti.ms/2u2CXaH

Bannon pushes higher tax rate for wealthy…

The Economist's Zanny Minton Beddoes joins Morning Joe to discuss a report that Steve Bannon is looking to raise taxes for the country's wealthiest Americans and the future of health care.

Republicans reject straight repeal of Obamacare

Trump hasn't been afraid to go after members of his own party to pass the healthcare bill.

Trump Laywer: ‘Nothing Illegal’ About Trum…

President Trump’s personal lawyer Jay Sekulow tells Chuck “there was nothing illegal to cover up” about Trump Jr.’s meeting with Russians during the campaign. Plus, Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) talks developments on the health care bill.

Want To Talk To your Pet? Amazon Says A Pet…

We all talk to our dogs. But Amazon may have some new tech on the way that may make it possible for them to talk back. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland).

Transgender troops: A presidential tweet is not…

Unmoved by President Donald Trump's proclamation-by-Twitter, Pentagon leaders say they'll keep allowing transgender individuals to serve openly in uniform until Defense Secretary Jim Mattis receives actual direction to stop

The Latest: Prosecutor pleads not guilty in child porn case

A California deputy attorney general who's the son of Watergate burglar G. Gordon Liddy has pleaded not guilty to possessing child pornography

Twitter shares tumble

Twitter shares plunged after the microblogging company disappointed investors with stagnant monthly active user growth in the second quarter. Fred Katayama reports.

GOP's repeal of insurance mandate could backfire

Getting rid of "Obamacare's" highly unpopular penalty for not having health insurance could backfire on Republicans

The Latest: California court bolsters bullet train opponents

The California Supreme Court says federal law does not completely exempt state rail projects from California's strict environmental review law

Transgender Veteran Combats Workplace…

Vanessa Sheridan served in the U.S. Air Force. Now, she's serving trans advocacy nationwide.

CNN Hero Siew Te Wong

Siew Te Wong, a wildlife biologist in Malaysia, has dedicated his life to protecting the sun bear, the world's smallest bear species.

Forbes: Amazon CEO Bezos was briefly the world's richest man

Forbes magazine says Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos briefly became the world's richest man Thursday, as stock in his e-commerce company hit an all-time high