These are the four stories you need to know about for Monday, August 3. They include an expected guilty plea in a high-profile murder case, and a remarkably swift defeat by American MMA athlete Ronda Rousey.
Amazon is celebrating its 20th anniversary with exclusive sales to subscribers of its Prime services. The company says the one-day sale will be bigger than Black Friday, with the retailer offering more deals than it did on that shopping day.
Target has sliced its minimum online purchase to qualify for free shipping in half to $25 as the Internet becomes a bigger and bigger sales hub for retailers.
For a lot of people, a return means a trip to the post office. Amazon.com says its Prime customers ordered enough stuff this holiday season to ship at least one gift to every house in America.