Kushner Denies Collusion With Russia in Rare Public Statement

After meeting behind closed doors with the Senate Intelligence Committee on Monday, President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, told reporters, "I did not collude with Russia, nor do I know of anyone else in the campaign who did so." Read the story from The AP.

» MORE: Read Jared Kushner’s Full Statement on Russia to Congressional Committees


John McCain Set to Make a Dramatic Return Amid Political Storm

Recently diagnosed with brain cancer, the Republican lawmaker returns to the Senate on Tuesday for a key vote on health care, but it’s not clear what exactly the Senate will be voting on. Read the story from NPR.


Study Finds CTE in Nearly All Donated NFL Player Brains

In a brain study published on Tuesday, researchers found that 99 percent of brains of former NFL players had the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). CTE has been linked to repeated blows to the head and concussions. Read the story from NPR.

Read more about the forensic pathologist who discovered the link between America’s favorite sport and the devastating brain disease CTE, in the book that inspired the movie Concussion.


Google Profits Drop $2.7B on the Back of EU Fine

On Monday, Alphabet Inc. reported second-quarter earnings of $3.5 billion, down 27 percent from $4.8 billion a year earlier. The dip was a result of a $2.7 billion fine from the European Commission. Read the story from AdAge.

» MORE: In Google vs. the EU, a $2.7B Fine Could Just Be the Start