Twenty-four women will compete this afternoon in the Rio Olympics for the most sought-after title in gymnastics: the individual all-around. Simone Biles of the United States is the heavy favorite to win gold, but look for teammate Aly Raisman to also vie for a medal. Meanwhile, in the pool on today, Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte will compete in the 200-meter individual medley final.
Following on the heels of Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton will speak on the economy Today amid a presidential contest that has veered into strange territory. Clinton will speak in Warren, Mich., On Monday, Donald gave his own economic speech to the Detroit Economic Club, but his message was swamped a day later by his off-the-cuff comment to ‘2nd Amendment people’
The U.S. Air Force is struggling to fill a shortage of 700 fighter pilots by the end of the year, even as the U.S. battles in three air wars against ISIS in Iraq, Syria and Libya.
What’s often the best meteor shower of the year — is predicted to be even better than usual when the shooting stars appear tonight. Forecasters are predicting a metor shower that’s double what’s normal. This type of shower, occurs when Earth passes through the heart of the tail a comet as it orbits around the sun. No special equipment is needed, just a dark sky and some patience.
A man has barricaded himself into a home on Alamosa Creek Lane in Georgetown. The SWAT team is there and the neighbors have had to evacuate their homes. The man is believed to have access to weapons.