Also: More flooding deaths are reported in Louisiana; the new California wildfire is spreading; and Amnesty International alleges thousands have died in Syrian prisons in the last five years.
Opposition activists in Syria released a video showing a child in the back of an ambulance. The haunting image — of a quiet boy, covered in blood and dust — has captured global attention.
An online volley of theories says that stools, stumbles and pillows are evidence that Hillary Clinton is in poor health.
A Florida judge ordered a man to never call for pizza again — he'd been pranking restaurants. In Texas, a professional cowboy rode his horse into a Taco Bell. He said his horse Hollywood was hungry.
Attacks in two cities in eastern Turkey targeted police stations. At least five officers and one civilian were killed, and the AP reports some 219 people were injured.
Tokyo is super hot and humid in the summer, and the government is installing heat detectors and a heatstroke warning system for athletes and spectators. Plus, they're considering installing misters.
Encore is an amiable Broadway/Hollywood mashup of vintage production values and modern casting, with guest performances by Melissa McCarthy, Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman, Jamie Foxx and more.
Three Oregon-bred sisters sing lustrous songs about fearlessness, commitment and the pursuit of a life fully lived. On their second album, sweetness and power aren't mutually exclusive.
The leaderless piano trio became famous for its cover songs more than a dozen years ago. Now, an all-covers record finds an established and quirky band once again testing its powers of interpretation.
A quiet iconoclast, McCombs has spent eight albums enshrouding powerful messages in a '70s AM vibe while always exuding steely confidence.
The ex-Grateful Dead guitarist is about to release Blue Mountain, which features "Only A River."
On its sixth album (and first since 2010), Jimmy LaVelle's hushed ambient project has a way with whispers, minimalism and intimacy.
The Asheville, N.C., band blends violin, guitars, drums, harmonium, cello, banjo, toy piano and (most importantly) vocal harmonies to make a record steeped in the American acoustic tradition.
Processed meats used in hot dogs and hamburgers are high in levels of salt and fat. Some scientists want to boost these foods' nutritional profile by adding seaweed to the meats.
N.K. Jemisin continues the story of the Stillness — a world constantly rocked by quakes, and the rare, gifted people who can control them — in a second volume even more engrossing than the first.
These middle schoolers built a 200-pound human brain on wheels. Will it survive the eight-hour race through the streets of Baltimore?