Racing for himself and others

Todd Crandell was addicted to drugs and alcohol for 13 years. Now he's completed 28 Ironmans and helps others with addiction.

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: 'Obamacare' repeal reeling after Senate defeat; White House tensions catch fire with Scaramucci interviews; Pakistani court disqualifies Prime Minister Sharif on allegation of corruption

Thousands of North Korean laborers in US-allied…

Thousands of North Korean laborers work in the Persian Gulf, helping Pyongyang to evade international sanctions

Outer Banks island visitors told to leave after…

Visitors to an island on North Carolina's Outer Banks are being told to leave because of a power outage during the peak tourist season

Why couldn't the Senate pass a new healthcare…

Reaction from Ohio Congressman Jim Renacci

'Skinny' ObamaCare repeal fails in the Senate

Three Republican senators, including John McCain, vote 'no' on repeal

Russia orders cut in US diplomats in reaction to sanctions

Russia's Foreign Ministry has ordered to reduce the number of U.S. diplomats in Russia and close down a U.S. recreation retreat in response to fresh sanctions against Russia

Man sentenced for punching officer at Elizabeth Smart event

An 80-year-old man convicted of battery for punching a police officer who stopped him from approaching kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart with a knife at an Indiana book signing has been sentenced to 12 years in prison

More Than 50 Hurt as Commuter Train Rams Buffer…

The front of the train was crumpled by the force of the impact at Barcelona's Francia terminus during the morning rush hour.

Sega Genesis Flashback unboxing

What comes in the newest HDMI-ready Sega retro console bundle? We take a look inside.

A-ha pop video becomes augmented reality

BBC Click's Kat Hawkins looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.

The New York Times - Scaramucci and Trump Bring…

From The New York Times: The blunt lingo of President Trump and his new communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, can sometimes sound like a cross between “Goodfellas” and “The Wolf of Wall Street.”By: By CHRIS CIRILLO and SARAH STEIN KERR. Watch the original video on Times Video:

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).

Not much progress reported on effort to overhaul tax code

Effort to overhaul tax code shows little progress at midyear

Tennessee tourism launches new website to recruit retirees

Tennessee tourism officials are launching a new website that aims to recruit retirees to settle down in the state

Starbucks to pump $1.3 billion into China

Starbucks says it's making a long-term investment in China, amid worries that growth from its dominant U.S. market is cooling. Samantha Vadas reports.

Croatian taxis protest Uber at height of tourism season

Hundreds of Croatian taxi drivers are protesting against Uber services, disrupting traffic at the height of tourism season in the Adriatic country

Man charged with fatal Oakland warehouse fire…

Two men charged with involuntary manslaughter for an Oakland warehouse fire that killed 36 people are seeking their release from jail on bail

Apple Discontinues Aging iPods That Can't Compete…

Apple will no longer carry the iPod Nano or Shuffle, the last of the noninternet-connected iPods.

McCain votes 'no' on Obamacare repeal

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) voted no on the "skinny repeal" of Obamacare. The repeal failed with a vote of 49 to 51.

Apple kills iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle as music…

The iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle have played their final notes for Apple