Less than two weeks before the Games, the Olympic panel ruled against barring Russia, which is mired in an ongoing doping scandal, from participating but approved measures that could reduce the number of that nation's athletes.
Wide-reaching powers were granted to 28 individual federations that govern each sport to rule on which athletes can compete in their respective disciplines.
"There's evidence Russian state actors broke into the DNC, stole those emails, and there are experts saying they are releasing these emails for the purpose of helping Donald Trump," campaign manager Robby Mook said. "It's no coincidence these emails were released on the eve of the convention."
There are many ways to take measure of the pain, longing and despair that are said to be driving a historic opiate epidemic. But the fact that matters most for a chronic user is what it takes for just one addict to get clean.
Ten years after Israel and Hezbollah fought an inconclusive war that left more than 1,000 dead, the Lebanese Shiite militant group has transformed: It now fights like a regional military power and poses a far greater threat.
Before he was the Sultan of Swat, Babe Ruth was the southpaw from St. Mary’s orphanage. A tour of Baltimore-area sites trod by the Bambino begins at his birthplace, just a short walk from Oriole Park at Camden Yard.
The 2016 election is unlike any before it. The campaign has seen the rise of Donald Trump, the New York provocateur who has seized the Republican Party from its bewildered establishment and seized an angry electorate. What's happening in America? What does it mean to be American? For nearly 35 days, Washington Post journalists crossed the nation looking for answers, chronicling them in this book.