Michael Phelps won his thirteenth individual gold medal, and set an Olympic record (ancient or modern) by winning the same event four times.
Simone Manuel became the first African-American woman to win swimming gold.
The S&P, Dow Jones and Nasdaq all set record highs Thursday, the first time that’s happened since 1999.
One of the three London schoolgirls who went to Syria to join the Islamic State was killed in a Russian airstrike, according to her family.
News outlets want the records of Donald Trump’s 1990 divorce records unsealed, to verify reports that ex-wife Ivana accused him of sexual assault.
Support for Angela Merkel’s party in Germany is falling after recent attacks by asylum seekers.
Googles faces an antitrust investigation in South Korea.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise bought SGI, a high-performance computing company, for $275 million.
Photo: Michael Phelps (USA) of USA gestures to refer to the four gold medals he has won at this Olympics. REUTERS/Michael Dalder