Embattled USA Gymnastics President Kerry Perry resigns after 9 months

(CNN)Just nine months after taking the helm of USA Gymnastics, president and CEO Kerry Perry has resigned — marking the latest high-profile departure from the beleaguered organization. Attorney John Manly, who represents 180 gymnasts, said Perry failed to overhaul USAG. “Despite promises to the contrary, Ms. Perry continued the same…

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5 things for August 9: Chris Collins, Canada & Saudi Arabia, primaries, Argentina

(CNN)Do you have Amazon Prime? The service is adding a new perk at Whole Foods — curbside grocery pickup. Fancy! Here’s what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your…

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John Legend calls out Paul Ryan for Father’s Day tweet as immigrant families are being separated

(CNN)Singer John Legend has slammed House Speaker Paul Ryan with an F-bomb on Twitter over a Trump administration immigration policy that has separated at least 2,000 children from their parents. Ryan, the top Republican in the House, said last week that he believes Congress should resolve the issue as part…

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Kate Spade, fashion designer, found dead in apparent suicide

New York (CNN)Kate Brosnahan Spade, who created an iconic, accessible handbag line that bridged Main Street and high-end fashion, hanged herself in an apparent suicide Tuesday at her Manhattan apartment, according to New York Police Department sources. Best known for its colorful handbags, Kate Spade New York has more than…

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In a superhero cape, he feeds the city’s hungry and homeless. And he’s only 4

Birmingham (CNN)Austin Perine’s superhero cape glides and flutters as he hands chicken sandwiches to homeless men outside a shelter in Birmingham, Alabama. “It’s because of you that I want to be a better person,” a homeless man tells the boy. “You’re showing love, everywhere you go, right?” “I am,” responds…

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