- Sandra Bland's family sues state trooper, wants answers
HOUSTON (AP) — The family of a black woman found dead in a Texas jail three days after a confrontation with a white state trooper filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday against the officer and other officials, saying it was a last resort after being unable to get enough information about the case.
- Californians facing nights in wildfire evacuation shelters
MIDDLETOWN, Calif. (AP) — As firefighters battled a massive Northern California wildfire threatening numerous homes, some of the 13,000 people urged to flee their residences were spending what may be just one of many nights in evacuation shelters.
- Officials probing New Hampshire tent collapse that killed 2
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's fire marshal said Tuesday it's not clear why a circus operator proceeded with a show minutes after the National Weather Service put out a severe storm warning. Winds of 60 mph winds collapsed the tent, killing two spectators and sending about 32 others to hospitals.
- Search on for shooter outside Big Sean, J. Cole concert
HOLMDEL, N.J. (AP) — State police on Tuesday were looking for a suspect and witnesses to a shooting that left two people wounded outside a hip-hop concert in New Jersey.
- Debate stage drama: GOP awaits top 10 announcement
WASHINGTON (AP) — They crowded the stage in New Hampshire for a debate-style faceoff.
- Aussies dominate podium at world swimming
KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Australia dominated the 100-meter backstroke events at the world swimming championships Tuesday, winning the men's title and going 1-2 in the women's final.
- American Katie Ledecky lowers own world mark in 1,500 free
KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Katie Ledecky of the United States has lowered her own world record by 2.23 seconds in winning the 1,500 freestyle at the world swimming championships.
- Polian follows unconventional route on road to Hall of Fame
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bill Polian relied on simple, solid principles to build winners.
- The Grand Slam bid is done; Jordan Spieth is not
Jordan Spieth was on the 14th green and battling in conditions so severe the wind approached 40 mph.
- World Rowing to seek viral testing in Rio Olympic waters
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The head of the governing body of world rowing says he will ask for viral testing at the rowing venue for next year's Rio Olympics, and says he expects all other water sports in Rio to follow suit.