The American Cheese Society will begin proctoring its next Certified Cheese Professional Exam in Des Moines, Iowa, on Wednesday, during the group's annual conference. The rigorous test is only in its fifth year, but nearly 600 people have passed it already. Industry experts say the exam is necessary because of the evolving standards in the growing American cheese business.
Two men attacked a church in Normandy, France, Tuesday morning during Mass. They took five people hostage and killed a priest before French police shot and killed them. The Islamic State claimed responsibility.
Robert Swanson revolutionized American advertising and wrote some of the most memorable ad jingles of the 1950s and '60s for products ranging from Campbell's Soup to Pall Mall cigarettes. He died at 95 July 17 at his home in Phoenix, Ariz.
Hillary Clinton is expected to formally become the Democratic nominee for president in Philadelphia on day two of the Democratic convention. Will party disunity continue to dominate the convention floor Tuesday night?
Americans are more afraid of crime, even though the crime rates are down, Nikki Usher of George Washington University tells NPR's Robert Siegel. Usher says that the media is reporting crime more, and in new ways. The more people consume bad news in the world, she explains, the more they believe it is more dangerous than it really is.
Ichiro Suzuki of the Miami Marlins is just four hits shy of 3,000 hits. He's expected to reach that milestone during Tuesday's game. The 42-year-old came to U.S. Major League Baseball from Japan in 2001, when he was met with much doubt. Only 30 baseball legends have hit 3,000.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to State Rep. Diane Russell of Maine, a supporter of Bernie Sanders, and U.S. Rep. Elijiah Cummings of Maryland, who was booed by Sanders supporters, about the divisions plaguing the Democrats.