1) Refused to endorse
the Speaker of the House or Arizona Sen. John McCain in their re-election bids (yeah, that's a pretty big snub);
2) Picked a multi-day fight
with a Muslim Gold Star family;
3) Said if his daughter was sexually harassed at work he'd want her to change careers (brother Eric says she's too strong
to let that happen anyway);
4) Got a Purple Heart
as a gift from a supporter and said, that was easy!
Oh, and then he threw a crying baby
out of one of his rallies. No wonder members of his campaign are so frustrated
2. Baltimore woman killed
Police in Baltimore who killed a woman
after a seven-hour standoff had her social media pages taken down as she tried to live-stream the event. Korryn Shandawn Gaines died in a gunfight with police Monday at her apartment. Her young son was injured. Police admitted yesterday they asked Facebook to deactivate her account as well as her Instagram account during the standoff. However, a couple of videos she recorded during the incident were still on Instagram yesterday afternoon.
OK, we all know the waters around Rio are pretty icky, but just how icky? Icky enough that you shouldn't put your head (or probably any other body part) under the water, says one biomedical expert. The waters -- including Guanabara Bay, where sailing competitions will be held -- are full of viruses and drug resistant superbugs
. Promises were made when Rio was awarded the Games that the waters would be cleaned up. Well that didn't happen. Rio authorities said there is an "internationally acceptable" level of bacteria in the water. Great.
Most Olympians say they'll go ahead and compete this week, after taking the proper precautions.
4. North Korea
Looks like North Korea is still in the missile-testing business. The North fired off a pair of ballistic missiles
early this morning. One exploded right after launch and the other went into the Sea of Japan, U.S. and South Korean officials say. North Korea's not supposed to be launching anything, at least that's what a U.N. Security Council resolution passed earlier this year says. But when has the North ever let that stop them?
Obamacare's under fire again, but not from the Republicans. This time it's insurance companies taking aim at the controversial government program. Yesterday Aetna said it was canceling plans to expand into five more state
s and will reassess involvement in the 15 states where it currently offers coverage on Obamacare's individual exchanges. Aetna's losing $300 million on Obamacare this year. Other insurers are raking up big losses too, raising questions about Obamacare's viability.
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Samsung's opened up a new front in the phone wars: you can unlock its newest phone with your eyes
Not tonight honey
Those fun-loving millennials are having less sex
than Gen Xers did in their 20s. Technology may be creeping into their "hook up" time. Hate when that happens.
The feds have given an OK to Google's Project Wing, so keep an eye on the sky as the tech giant starts testing delivery drones
Definitely not extinct
Tired of hearing about species going extinct? Well scientists have discovered a new species of whale
in Alaska that they haven't even named yet.
If this NBA thing doesn't work out for Draymond Green he can always try, ahem, an adult film career. He's got a porn job offer
after his NSFW Snapchat.
WHAT'S FOR LUNCH
Here's what's coming up later
Let the games begin
The Olympic torch arrives in Rio today, as some of the 2016 Summer Games get underway. The opening ceremonies formally kick everything off Friday night.
AND FINALLY ...
'Is it still alive?'
Hey, want to feel really old? Watch these grade school kids struggle to understand the concept of Blockbuster Video. You're welcome.