President Obama commutes 214 prison sentences, the most in at least 116 years.
Breaking with his running mate, Mike Pence endorses House Speaker Paul Ryan on his re-election bid.
Wal-Mart is reportedly in talks to buy Amazon rival Jet.com.
Twitter stock surges 7 percent amid takeover rumors.
In another blow to the struggling Atlantic City, Trump Taj Mahal Casino, owned by billionaire investor Carl Icahn, will close after Labor Day.
The latest Harry Potter script has broken records by selling more than two million copies in the first two days of its release.
Google launches a kids’ map app that lets them explore 3D imagery of the Himalayas.
A Washington D.C. transit cop is accused of helping ISIS.
Time Inc. lays off more than 100 people.
Photo: A jogger runs past the Trump Taj Mahal Casino on the boardwalk at Atlantic City, New Jersey, on Aug. 27, 2011. Reuters/Jason Reed