The pace of growth in the U.S. services ticked higher in June after dropping to a 13-month low in May, as reads on business activity and new orders improved, an industry report showed on Monday. The Institute for Supply Management said its services sector index increased to 56.0, just short of analysts' expectations of 56.2 in a Reuters survey, from 55.7 in May. The ISM's index of business activity rose to 61.5 from the May reading of 59.5.
NEW YORK (AP) — A person with knowledge of the incident tells The Associated Press that the Giants are aware of an incident involving Jason Pierre-Paul and fireworks, but the team is unsure about the severity of any injuries to the star defensive end.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina lawmakers on Monday began debating whether to bring the Confederate flag down outside the Capitol, starting with a pair of senators whose families arrived in the state before the Civil War.