Michael Phelps Wins 19th Olympic Gold, Katie Ledecky Breaks Record:
Michael Phelps produced a vintage performance to claim an astonishing 19th Olympic gold medal of his career on Sunday.
Slugger Alex Rodriguez To Retire, Become Yankees Instructor:
Alex Rodriguez’s turbulent career as one of baseball’s most talented and polarizing sluggers appears to be over.
Macedonia Flood Deaths Rise To 21; More Rain Forecast:
Authorities have declared a crisis in parts of Macedonia after powerful storms and floods collapsed homes and left at least 21 people dead, state-run media said Sunday.
‘Suicide Squad’ Laughs Its Way To Record-Breaking August Opening:
A movie about bad guys that got worse reviews had a great opening weekend.
“Suicide Squad” shook off a shellacking by critics to nab $135.1 million at the North American box office this weekend. That makes the film the biggest August opening ever.
The movie, from Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment, didn’t just break the record — it blew away the previous record-holder, “Guardians of the Galaxy,” which opened to $94.3 million in 2014.
“Suicide Squad’s” opening weekend total is the third highest of the year behind two other comic book films: Marvel and Disney (DIS)’s “Captain America: Civil War” and Warner Bros. and DC’s other superhero film, “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.”
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