Russian track and field athletes will be banned from competing at this summer's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. An international federation punished the global superpower for systematic doping that operated from the top down and tainted the entire team. The Russian Track and Field Federation is considering an appeal.
Iraq's Prime Minister says government forces swept into the embattled city of Fallujah, capturing most of the city from Islamic State group militants after weeks of fighting along the outskirts. Thousands of residents fled as the militants' grip appeared to crumble.
In Charleston, South Carolina, one year after a white shooter opened fire at a historic Black church, a community-wide memorial service was held to honor the nine victims who died in the attack.
NASA astronaut Tim Kopra has handed over command of the International Space Station to flight engineer Jeff Williams. Kopra and two others will return to Earth on Saturday, completing 186 days in space.
Noreen Nasir, Associated Press with AP News Minute.