WSJ: Retail and food services sales were essentially unchanged last month from June.
WebMD: Births outside of marriage accounted for 40.6% of all births in the United States in 2013, 7% lower than the peak in 2008.
NYT: Google's Mikey Dickerson will lead a new government team to identify and fix the government's failing computer systems and websites, like Healthcare.gov.
LA Times: Robin Williams was found unresponsive at his home in Tiburon. The Marin County Sheriff's Office said he appeared to have committed suicide.
Bloomberg: Billionaire Richard Kinder plans to consolidate his pipeline empire to strengthen it for growth as the U.S. shale drilling boom opens up.
Forbes: The retail giant quietly launched a half-dozen primary clinics across South Carolina and Texas; it plans to open six more by January.
CBSnews: The U.S. military unleashed one 500-pound laser-guided bomb dropped from American F/A-18 fighter jets on Friday.
Popular Mechanics: The chip simulates the human brain in its processes, thus making it far better at certain tasks than traditional microchip designs.
BBC: The move is a response to sanctions over the Ukraine.
CNN: The CDC raised the activation level of its Emergency Operations Center to Level 1, the highest state of alert.
Forbes.com: The industry titan said Fox was pulling its offer because its target refused to come to the bargaining table.
CNN: This could be the largest collection of stolen digital credentials in history.
CNET: Samsung will significantly reduce orders to one of its mobile parts suppliers after uncovering the use of child labor at a Chinese facility.