Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant Lead US Olympic Basketball Team; Audio ExcerptThe United States has selected its 12-player roster, led by Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant, that will try to win the Americans’ third straight Olympic basketball gold medal. Durant and Anthony are the only players with Olympic experience after a number of stars, including LeBron James and Chris Paul, decided to skip Rio.
Supreme Court Overturns Bribery Conviction of Former Va. Gov. McDonnell; Audio ExcerptA unanimous Supreme Court has overturned the corruption conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell in a ruling that makes it harder to prosecute elected officials accused of bribery. The justices ruled Monday in favor of McDonnell, who was found guilty in 2014 of accepting more than $165,000 in gifts and loans from a wealthy businessman in exchange for promoting a dietary supplement .
Uber Partners With Pandora To Give Drivers Ad-Free Radio; Audio ExcerptUber is integrating Pandora into its Partner app, giving drivers the ability to easily hunt for personalized music stations while on the road. The company says the new feature is rolling out to drivers in the US, Australia, and New Zealand, and will be ad-free for the first six months.
Poll Shows Large Division In Race Relation Opinions; Audio ExcerptAlmost eight years after electing a black president, the majority of blacks and Hispanics think President Barack Obama at least tried to make race relations in the United States better, according to a Pew Research Center poll released Monday. Only about half of whites think Obama made race relations better or at least tried to make race relations better but failed. Almost a third of whites said the president "made race relations worse." The report also suggested there is still a stark difference in attitudes about race relations among racial and ethnic groups.
Fort Worth PD Looking For Man That Stole Firefighter’s Wallet; Audio ExcerptThe Fort Worth Police Department is looking for a man that stole a wallet from one of the city’s fire stations. On Sunday afternoon, a white male walked into the station at 2575 Polaris Drive and stole a firefighter’s wallet.
Detroit Clinics Offering Free HIV Testing Monday; Audio ExcerptClinics in the Detroit area are marking National HIV Test Day by offering free tests Monday. The CDC estimates that 1 in 8 people infected with HIV are unaware of it.