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Jordan Spieth won the U.S. Open on Sunday for the second leg of golf's grand slam. He is only the sixth player to win the Masters and the U.S. Open in the same year.
A 21-year-old white man, Dylann Roof, has been charged with nine murders and is being held in jail. We have a timeline of what is known so far in the investigation.
The place that the confederate flag should occupy has long divided the country. Many want the flag to be removed. But some leading Republicans have defended the right of South Carolina to display it.
The nation's churches on Sunday paid tribute to the 9 people who were killed last week at a historically black church in Charleston, S.C. It was the first Sunday service since the shooting.
Holidaymakers expecting to lounge by the shimmering Aegean this year confront the new face of Europe on the Greek island of Lesvos: war-torn, wave-washed migrants camped in the open.
Gunther Schuller, who bridged classical music and jazz, has died at age 89. The Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, conductor and educator ranged widely in his musicianship.