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Inside the Rio Olympics

Here is what the fans are watching and posting from Rio

US men take 4×100 freestyle gold, Phelps’ 19th

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Michael Phelps has earned the 19th gold medal of his career, helping the United States win the 4x100-meter freestyle relay at the Rio Olympics.

Cyclist killed during Ironman Triathlon in Colorado

BOULDER, Colo. (CBS News) - A cyclist died after being struck while riding in the Ironman Triathlon in Boulder, Colorado, on Sunday morning, CBS Denver reported.

Ledecky record gives US 1st swimming gold in Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Katie Ledecky has given the United States its first swimming gold medal of the Rio Olympics with a world record in the women's 400-meter freestyle.

Serena and Venus Williams lose Olympic doubles match for first time

RIO DE JANEIRO (CBS News) -- Three-time doubles gold medalists Serena and Venus Williams lost an Olympic match as partners for the first time

Missing teen in custody after being found with altered appearance

MOOSE, Wyo. (CBS News) -- A 16-year-old girl who went missing in Grand Teton National Park and fled when authorities tried to rescue her is in protective custody and will be reunited with her parents.

Man’s dueling obituaries name wife in 1, girlfriend in other

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Two versions of a New Jersey man's obituary have appeared together in a newspaper - one saying he's survived by his wife, and the other saying he's survived by his girlfriend.

12-year-old killed on ride dubbed “world’s tallest water slide”

KANSAS CITY, KANSAS (CBS News) -- Kansas City, Kansas police say a 12-year-old boy died on a popular water slide at a local water park Sunday, CBS affiliate KCTV reported.

Murder-suicide eyed in death of Pa. family of five, including tot with new heart

SINKING SPRING, Pennsylvania (CBS News) - A Pennsylvania couple who were featured in news stories about their difficulties getting medication for their youngest daughter who had a heart transplant were found shot to death in their home along with their three children.

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