By Mary Dixon

American swimmer Simone Manuel became the first black woman to win gold in a swimming event at the Olympic Games – she tied with Canadian Penny Oleksiak in setting an Olympic record in the 100-meter freestyle … American Michael Phelps also made history by winning gold in the 200M Individual Medley in 4 straight Games …. A Muslim woman is suing Chicago police for profiling her and using excessive force … A 6-year-old girl is among those shot in Chicago Thursday … Federal health officials are shifting money to the fight against the Zika outbreak … Dozens of top Republicans are asking RNC chair Reince Priebus to pull financial support from presidential nominee Donald Trump’s campaign … UPDATE: Trump tweeted this morning that his assertion that President Obama is the founder of ISIS was ‘sarcasm.’ The Cubs beat the Cardinals … the White Sox lost in Kansas City … Today’s forecast: showers and thunderstorms are likely this afternoon and evening.


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