According to the Associated Press, guards noticed the cat hanging around the fence of a Penal Colony No. 1 near Syktyvkar in Russia’s Komi province. Wrapped around its belly were cellphones and chargers — slightly more innocent contraband than the drills, saw blades, batteries and cellphone found taped to a cat at a Brazil prison in January.
- Hillary Clinton's campaign was reportedly hacked as part of what appears to be a broad cyber attack on Democrats.
- A federal court struck down North Carolina's voting restrictions, ruling they intentionally made it harder for black people to vote.
- Four people in Florida are likely the first to contract the Zika virus from mosquitos in the US, the state's governor says.