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Simone Biles won gold in the women's vault.(Photo: Robert Deutsch, USA TODAY Sports)


[h=2]What to watch for Monday at the Rio Olympics[/h]The<span style="color: Red;">*</span>2016 Rio Olympics<span style="color: Red;">*</span>continue with a full day of action<span style="color: Red;">*</span>on Monday, featuring some big names for Team USA. All-around champion Simone Biles looks to<span style="color: Red;">*</span>add to her medal count<span style="color: Red;">*</span>in<span style="color: Red;">*</span>the women's balance beam individual competition, while<span style="color: Red;">*</span>men's gymnastics looks to grab medals in the vault and rings competitions after a rough go in the all-around and team<span style="color: Red;">*</span>finals<span style="color: Red;">*</span>last week. On the track,<span style="color: Red;">*</span>Emma Coburn<span style="color: Red;">*</span>will compete for the USA's first women's 3000-meter steeplechase medal, and six-time medalist Allyson Felix races for her first individual gold medal in the 400. The Games are broadcast across NBC's networks or<span style="color: Red;">*</span>live-stream at NBCOlympics.com. Didn't catch the games Sunday? Here are five things you missed.<span style="color: Red;">*</span>Follow all our journalists on the ground in<span style="color: Red;">*</span>Rio<span style="color: Red;">*</span>and get the fastest news and analysis by following<span style="color: Red;">*</span>@usatodaysports<span style="color: Red;">*</span>on Twitter.
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USA TODAY Sports' Nancy Armour tells you the five things to watch for during Day 10 of the Olympics. USA TODAY Sports



[h=2]Rescue efforts continue in<span style="color: Red;">*</span>flooded Louisiana[/h]Rescue efforts continued<span style="color: Red;">*</span>Monday after historic rain paralyzed much of southeastern Louisiana and floodwaters wreaked havoc in the battered region.<span style="color: Red;">*</span>Over the weekend, storms flooded farmland, submerged homes<span style="color: Red;">*</span>and made roads impassable.<span style="color: Red;">*</span>More than 20,000 people and 500 pets were<span style="color: Red;">*</span>rescued, and at least 10,000 people are in shelters. On Sunday, the<span style="color: Red;">*</span>death toll from the<span style="color: Red;">*</span>flooding rose to at least four.
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[h=2]Milwaukee officials to meet after fatal police shooting[/h]Milwaukee city officials, including the mayor, police and community leaders, are scheduled to meet on<span style="color: Red;">*</span>Monday after a fatal police shooting Saturday set off violent protests in the city's Sherman Park neighborhood. The unrest continued Sunday night as police responded to<span style="color: Red;">*</span>reports of shots fired and made multiple arrests.<span style="color: Red;">*</span>Gov. Scott Walker activated the National Guard on Sunday to assist the Milwaukee Police Department, though it was local agencies that responded to the incidents Sunday night.<span style="color: Red;">*</span>Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn identified the man killed<span style="color: Red;">*</span>as 23-year-old<span style="color: Red;">*</span>Sylville K. Smith. Flynn said the officer was wearing a body camera that showed Smith was armed<span style="color: Red;">*</span>and that Smith turned toward the officer with the gun after being told to drop the weapon.
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[h=2]Trump to deliver address on Islamic State<span style="color: Red;">*</span>[/h]A week after labeling<span style="color: Red;">*</span>Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama<span style="color: Red;">*</span>"founders" of the Islamic State, Donald Trump will unveil his plan for defeating the terrorist organization Monday in Ohio. The GOP nominee will claim in his speech that de-stabilization in Syria and Libya fueled the group's growth, Trump adviser and Arizona Sen. Jeff Sessions told ABC.<span style="color: Red;">*</span>Trump last year claimed that he had "foolproof" plan for defeating the Islamic State that he couldn't reveal. His straight-faced<span style="color: Red;">*</span>efforts to brand Obama as the Islamic State's "most valuable player" generated waves of controversy before Trump later claimed<span style="color: Red;">*</span>that he was employing "sarcasm."
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At a rally in Erie, Pennsylvania, Donald Trump responded to questions about comments that he made calling President Barack Obama the founder of the Islamic State group, saying he was being sarcastic. (Aug. 12) AP



[h=2]Study: Most parents put infants in unsafe sleep positions[/h]Most parents put their slumbering infants in unsafe sleep environments, according to a new study that is the first to use video recordings to analyze parent behavior. The American Academy of Pediatrics report released Monday suggests<span style="color: Red;">*</span>the vast majority of parents put children at risk by positioning infants on their sides or stomachs, using soft sleep surfaces or loose bedding or sharing a bed with a parent,<span style="color: Red;">*</span>all of which are associated with an increased risk of death. Sleep-related infant deaths are the most common cause of death for babies between one month and one year of age, according to the U.S. government.
A safe sleep environment for a baby, in which the risks of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) are low.<span style="color: Red;">*</span>(Photo: Safe to Sleep® campaign)

[h=2]BONUS: The “Whopperrito” rolls out nationwide[/h]Burger King officially returns to<span style="color: Red;">*</span>the Tex-Mex ring Monday as<span style="color: Red;">*</span>its new “Whopperrito” goes on sale nationwide.<span style="color: Red;">*</span>It’s part whopper, part burrito and entirely wacky as far as fast-food mashups go. The cheeseburger burrito will cost diners $2.99.
Are you ready?<span style="color: Red;">*</span>(Photo: Burger King)

And the essentials:
Weather: Scorching heat persists on the East Coast<span style="color: Red;">*</span>as heavy rains assail the deep South and threaten parts of the Midwest.
Stocks:<span style="color: Red;">*</span>Asian shares were mostly higher Monday, following a record-setting week on Wall Street.
TV Tonight: Wondering what to watch tonight? TV critic Robert Bianco looks at the<span style="color: Red;">*</span>Summer Olympics and<span style="color: Red;">*</span>Night Manager.
Be inspired:<span style="color: Red;">*</span>He’s one of the world's best archers, and he has no arms .
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