• In this July 3, 2015 photo, Kimie Mihara, a survivor of the 1945 atomic bombing, looks at the Atomic Bomb Dome, as it is known today in Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture, southern Japan. Built in 1915, the dome building was a rare example of Western architecture in Hiroshima at the time. Czech architect Jan Letzel designed it to be a city landmark and an exhibition hall for industrial and cultural promotion. Mihara was a worker at a government office in the dome building in 1945. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

    Mission at Hiroshima’s dome: Saving blasted bits of history

    HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — The crumbling brick and concrete walls of the Atomic Bomb Dome, as it is known today, rise above the Motoyasu River. The bomb so devastated Hiroshima that there are few other reminders of the city that was here seven decades ago.

  • Kei Nishikori, of Japan, speaks at a press conference at the Citi Open tennis tournament, Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    Japan’s Nishikori says left calf is ‘feeling pretty well’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Kei Nishikori says his injured left calf is healed after taking time off following Wimbledon.

  • FILE- In this Sept. 5, 1945, file photo, the skeleton of a Catholic Church, foreground, and an unidentified building, center, are all that remaining the blast center area after the atomic bomb of Hiroshima, Japan. On two days in August 1945, U.S. planes dropped two atomic bombs, one on Hiroshima, one on Nagasaki, the first and only time nuclear weapons have been used. Their destructive power was unprecedented, incinerating buildings and people, and leaving lifelong scars on survivors, not just physical but also psychological, and on the cities themselves. Days later, World War II was over. (AP Photo, File)

    AP WAS THERE: US drops atomic bombs on Japan in 1945

    EDITOR’S NOTE: On two days in August 1945, U.S. planes dropped two atomic bombs — one on Hiroshima, one on Nagasaki, the only times nuclear weapons have been used. Their unprecedented destructive power incinerated buildings and people and left lifelong physical and psychological scars on survivors and on the cities themselves. “Practically all living things, human and animal, were literally seared to death,” an AP story reported. A few days later, Japan announced its unconditional surrender. World War II was effectively over.

  • International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach speaks at a press conference after the 128th IOC session in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. Bach says the Olympic body will take action against any Olympic medalists if they are found guilty of the latest doping allegations in track and field. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul)

    IOC ready to act if Olympic medals affected by doping

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The IOC will take action against any Olympic athletes if they are found guilty of the latest doping allegations rocking the sport of track and field, IOC President Thomas Bach said Monday.

  • In this Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, a street sign for Wall Street hangs near the New York Stock Exchange. Weak Chinese manufacturing weighed on Asian stocks Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, but European markets mostly rose, shrugging off a 22 percent plunge in the Athens benchmark which reopened after a five-week shutdown. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

    Asian stocks fall on weak Chinese manufacturing, oil slump

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening slightly lower in the U.S. as energy companies slide along with the price of crude oil.

  • International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach speaks during the 128th IOC session in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. FIFA President Sepp Blatter is relinquishing his position on the IOC. Blatter, beset by a corruption scandal at FIFA, was among a group of IOC members up for re-election for another eight-year term on Monday. But Bach says Blatter informed him by letter on July 23 that he would not stand again. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul)

    Sepp Blatter not running for re-election as IOC member

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter’s 16-year term as an International Olympic Committee member ended Monday when he did not seek re-election.

  • China's Sun Yang celebrates after winning the men's 400m freestyle final at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia, Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

    China’s Sun wins 3rd straight world title in 400 freestyle

    KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Sun Yang of China has won the first gold medal of pool swimming at the world championships in Russia.

  • A man walks under the Olympic logo during the 128th International Olympic Committee (IOC) session in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul)

    IOC shakes up bid process for 2024 Summer Olympics

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The IOC shook up the bidding process for the 2024 Olympics on Sunday, eliminating the cut-down phase and clearing the way for all the candidates to make it to the final vote.

  • China's gold medalists Wang Han and Yang Hao perform during mixed 3 m synchro springboard final at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia, Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

    China wins mixed 3-meter springboard diving at worlds

    KAZAN, Russia (AP) — China’s Qiu Bo produced a diving masterclass to defeat U.S. Olympic champion David Boudia and win gold in the men’s 10-meter platform event at the world championships Sunday.

  • Newspapers hang for sale at a stand  carrying headlines about the new leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. The new leader of the Afghan Taliban vowed to continue his group's bloody, nearly 14-year insurgency in an audio message released Saturday, urging his fighters to remain unified after the death of their longtime leader. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

    Afghan Taliban issues statement quoting Haqqani group leader

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The brother of the late figurehead of the Afghan Taliban on Sunday joined a growing challenge to the extremist group’s newly appointed leader, even as it offered a statement purportedly quoting a well-known militant supporting him.