- Corporate chiefs flee Trump; he disbands WH advisory panels
NEW YORK (AP) — With corporate chieftains fleeing, President Donald Trump abruptly abolished two of his White House business councils Wednesday — the latest fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
- Charlottesville victim's mother urges 'righteous action'
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The mother of the young woman mowed down while protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville urged mourners at a memorial service Wednesday to "make my child's death worthwhile" by confronting injustice the way she did.
- Charlottesville violence revives painful past for minorities
Bernard Lafayette fought to end segregation during the civil rights movement. But after watching events in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend and hearing President Donald Trump blame both sides for the deadly violence, he realized that changing laws did not change enough hearts and minds.
- Business execs shunned Trump panels before he disbanded them
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump had pushed many of America's top corporate leaders to the breaking point with his inability to decisively condemn white supremacists — so they huddled on an 11:30 a.m. conference call Wednesday.
- Republican leaders dance around Trump remarks
NEW YORK (AP) — One after another, the nation's most powerful Republicans responded to President Donald Trump's extraordinary remarks about white supremacists. Yet few mentioned the president.
- Ageless Brady not slowing down at 40
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Training camp is easier for Tom Brady at age 40 than it was when he entered the NFL in 2000.
- Stanton has 2 hits but no homers as Marlins beat Giants 8-1
MIAMI (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton paused in his pursuit of a hallowed home run number, acknowledged he's shooting for 61 and said he finds baseball's statistical history both alluring and tainted.
- Mayweather and McGregor will fight in smaller gloves
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor got their wish to fight in smaller gloves, but not before being chastised by a Nevada boxing official for using the issue to hype their fight later this month.
- LeBron calls for love, unity before taking swipe at Trump
SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Along with getting good grades and listening to their parents, LeBron James has encouraged kids in his foundation's educational program to stand up for their beliefs.
- European star Pettersen out of Solheim Cup with back injury
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Veteran Norwegian golfer Suzann Pettersen was hoping to move past the furor she created at the 2015 Solheim Cup by helping return the trophy to Europe.