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You may not know about Rugby Sevens, but you will. This shorter, faster version of the sport is making its Olympic debut 92 years after rugby — the longer 15s version — was last in the Olympics. And women's rugby is making its first appearance ever.

The troubled Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will have their opening ceremony on Friday. We get a sneak preview of how the country will be showcasing its unique culture and heritage.

A Hillary Clinton fundraiser will take place at BlackHat in Las Vegas. Cybersecurity experts there say they support her over Donald Trump despite all the controversy over her email server.

The National Institutes of Health is proposing to permit funding for the controversial experiments, which involve scientists using human stem cells to create embryos that are part human, part animal.

Dozens of people have starved to death in the besieged town of Madaya, where aid workers can't manage to get food or supplies. Renee Montagne talks with Syrian American Medical Society's Ammar Ghanem.

Firefighters call the Roaring Lion Fire one of the worst they've ever seen. A common refrain among evacuees: The Forest Service should more aggressively thin forests to prevent fires and create jobs.

The Coast Guard recommended a 58 percent salary hike for ship pilots on the Great Lakes. Shipping companies and associations are suing, saying the hike could push freighters to carry cargo elsewhere.

Kosovo, which declared independence in 2008, and South Sudan, which followed three years later, are both sending athletes to the Olympics for the first time.

Hillary Clinton has some very rich people supporting her, including Warren Buffett, Mark Cuban and Meg Whitman. The advantages of their support are obvious. There are also some potential downsides.

Sales of food labeled "non-GMO" are booming, and it's starting to annoy organic food companies. They see the non-GMO label as cut-rate competition that doesn't deliver what shoppers imagine.




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