United States' Michael Phelps competes in the final of the men's 200-meter individual medley during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Phelps leaves Lochte in his wake one last time at Olympics

Led by Phelps, it was quite a night for the powerful American team, which picked up two more golds when Ryan Murphy completed a sweep of the men’s backstroke events in the 200 and Simone Manuel tied 16-year-old Canadian for the top spot in the 100 freestyle, stunning world-record holder Cate Campbell of Australia.

Budtender Miles Claybourne sorts strains of marijuana for sale into glass containers at The Station, a retail and medical cannabis dispensary, in Boulder, Colo., Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016. The DEA announced Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 that the Obama administration will keep marijuana on the list of the most dangerous drugs, despite growing popular support for legalization, but will allow more research into its possible medical benefits. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

US government won’t reclassify marijuana, allows research

While the DEA won’t reclassify marijuana, the agency did announce plans to make it easier for researchers to study pot’s possible medical benefits by expanding the number of entities that can legally grow marijuana for research purposes.

This photo provided by J.C. Penney shows a model wearing an Arizona short-sleeve, faux suede, fringe top and jeans as part of the store's back-to-school offerings. There are plenty of fashion trends that experts say should help pique shoppers' interest for the back-to-school season. (Steve Visneau/J.C. Penney via AP)

Ways to save on back-to-school clothing shopping

It’s estimated that families with children from kindergarten to 12th grade plan to spend an average of $673.57 on clothing, accessories, electronics, shoes and school supplies. Here are seven ways to save money.

FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2015, file photo, Lonnie Franklin Jr., who has been dubbed the "Grim Sleeper" serial killer, sits during a court hearing in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

California serial killer ‘Grim Sleeper’ sentenced to death

The killings occurred over more than two decades during the crack epidemic, and community members complained that police didn’t seriously investigate because the victims were black and poor and many were drug users and prostitutes.

This June 2016 photo provided by David Strickland shows Caleb Thomas Schwab, the son of Scott Schwab, a Kansas state lawmaker from Olathe. Caleb died Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016, while riding the Verruckt, a water slide that's billed as the world's largest, at the Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City, Kan. (David Strickland via AP)

Source: Boy was decapitated on waterslide at Kansas park

The person, who is not authorized to speak about the boy’s death, told The Associated Press that Caleb Schwab was decapitated Sunday on the “Verruckt” raft ride at the Schlitterbahn WaterPark in Kansas City, Kansas.