(WASHINGTON) -- Chelsea Manning faces charges and possible solitary confinement following her suicide attempt in prison earlier this month, according to the American Civil Liberties Union. Manning, a transgender woman who formerly went by the name Bradley Manning, used to work as an intelligence analyst in Iraq and was convicted in 2013 in military court of six Espionage Act violations and 14 other offenses.
CHICAGO (AP) -- Courts dealt setbacks on Friday to Republican efforts in three states to restrict voting, blocking a North Carolina law requiring photo identification, loosening a similar measure in Wisconsin and halting strict citizenship requirements in Kansas. The rulings came as the 2016 election moves into its final phase, with Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton locked in a high-stakes presidential race and control of the U.S. Senate possibly hanging in the balance.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) -- Texas A&M has suspended two assistant football coaches for two weeks for what they described as a "failed attempt at humor" this week at a football clinic for women. Coach Kevin Sumlin announced Friday night that offensive line coach Jim Turner and special teams coordinator Jeff Banks have been suspended without pay and will have to serve 20 hours of community service.
DALLAS (AP) -- The Army reservist who killed five Dallas police officers had kept an unauthorized grenade in his room on an Afghanistan base in 2014, according to a report by Army officials investigating a sexual harassment complaint against him. The report released Friday includes new details about an incident that left Micah Johnson stripped of his weapons and removed from his base in disgrace in May 2014. His military career ended soon afterward.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- South Carolina's governor is asking the company that runs the "Pokemon Go" app to return the Pokestops and gym that are the backbone of the popular game to the state capitol. The sites had become hugely popular in the past few weeks, drawing dozens of people to the Statehouse at all hours of the day and night to hunt Jigglypuffs and Squirtles.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Texas is investigating a charter school system that the Turkish government claims has ties to a moderate Islamic cleric it's accused of inspiring a military coup attempt. The Texas Education Agency said Friday that Turkey alleges Harmony Public Schools gave preferential treatment to Turkish owned and operated vendors in violation of competitive bidding requirements. Turkey also alleges the school system misused U.S. and state funds by guaranteeing a $1.
(CHICAGO) -- When a United Airlines flight in Chicago was delayed for nearly six hours earlier this month, a Haitian band on board took it upon themselves to be the in-flight entertainment. On July 23 members of Port-au-Prince-based band Lakou Mizik treated their fellow passengers to an impromptu performance. The jam session not only entertained those on board -- it also captivated the internet.
(WASHINGTON) -- The FBI is investigating the cybertheft of proprietary information collected by Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, but the campaign says no internal computer systems were hacked. The investigation comes on the heels of two other FBI investigations into hacking of the Democratic National Committee and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
(ISTANBUL) -- Turkey President Recept Tayyip Erdogan is dropping lawsuits for those who were charged with insulting him. In what he called a gesture of goodwill since the failed military coup, Erdogan said Friday according to BBC , "I am going to withdraw all the cases regarding the disrespectful insults made against me." About 2,000 people were facing the charges authorities said earlier this year, according to BBC.
Anthony Harvey/Getty Images It's hard to believe that Meryl Streep, who has received 11 of her 19 Academy Award nominations since she turned 40, ever doubted that she would continue to find roles as she got older.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Less than a week before the opening of the Olympics, IOC leaders will meet in Rio de Janeiro this weekend to review the final preparations for the games and deal with the fallout from the doping scandal that has led to the exclusion of more than 100 Russian athletes.
MIAMI (AP) -- One of three South Florida-based men accused of stealing $4.8 million in gold from a truck along a North Carolina interstate has been sentenced to more than 17 years in prison. A federal judge sentenced Roberto Cabrera on Friday. He had faced up to 50 years in prison after pleading guilty in April to robbery, firearms and other charges.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Texas fined Blue Bell Creameries for a listeria contamination last year linked to the deaths of three people, but the ice cream maker could end up paying only a fraction of the $850,000 penalty under an agreement announced Friday. Blue Bell halted sales and issued a voluntarily recall in 2015 due to bacteria contamination that was linked 10 listeria cases in four states, drawing regulatory scrutiny from federal and state officials.
(NEW YORK) -- Likeable. Lickable. Loveable. Shareable. That's the mantra at the Museum of Ice Cream, a month-long interactive exhibit that celebrates America's favorite summer treat and opened in New York City Friday. The pop-up museum features ice cream from some of the city's most notable purveyors, including milkshake superstars Black Tap, OddFellows, and more. More than 30 artists, all passionate about ice cream, contributed ice cream-themed work for the museum.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The late gay rights leader Harvey Milk already has schools, streets and parks named in his honor. Soon, a U.S. Navy ship will join the list. A Navy official said Friday that Navy Secretary Ray Mabus notified Congress earlier this month that a new fleet of replenishment oilers being built in San Diego will be named for Milk and five other civil and human rights icons.
HONOLULU (AP) -- Authorities say a strong earthquake has hit off the coast of the Northern Mariana Islands near Saipan in the northwestern Pacific Ocean. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-7.7 earthquake struck at just after 7 a.m. Saturday (11 a.m. Hawaii Standard Time on Friday) at a depth of 117 miles (188 kilometers).
CHICAGO (AP) -- When Dwyane Wade was a free agent in 2010, he got a Chicago Bulls jersey when he met with his hometown team. He took it home, put it on and took a picture. Then he deleted it. He got another Bulls jersey Friday, and there were more pictures. Lots of pictures, and there was no need to erase anything this time around.
(WASHINGTON) -- A bill that creates a federal labeling standard for foods containing genetically modified ingredients (commonly called GMOs) was signed into law by President Barack Obama Friday. "This measure will provide new opportunities for consumers to have access to information about their food," Katie Hill, a White House spokeswoman, told ABC News.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Carson Palmer will turn 37 before the coming football season is over and he sure doesn't look or act like someone closing in on the end of his career. Speaking before the Cardinals' first training camp workout on Friday, Palmer said he feels "as good as I've felt ever.