Tearful James Wilby admits he is disappointed he could not win a medal in 200m breaststroke final for his NHS nurse mother... as Team GB swimmer hails her as his role model ...

But if that's my last swim here at the Games, I have a job to do supporting others. 'I am a big believer in it being a team sport and that means my attitude and mannerisms affect other people ...

White House warns states of potential big cuts to Medicaid, school lunch and disaster relief programs if the US government defaults on its debt

The White House sent a memo to state and local governments warning of potential cuts to federal programs if Congress fails to lift debt ceiling. Measures like Medicaid and free school lunches ...