Disney Channel actor Cameron Boyce dies at 20

Actor Cameron Boyce, known for his roles in the Disney Channel franchise "Descendants" and the TV show "Jessie," has died. He was 20 years old. Boyce's death was confirmed to ABC News by his family Saturday night. The cause of death was announced as due to "an ongoing medical condition." "It is with a profoundly heavy heart that we report that this morning we lost Cameron," a spokesperson said on behalf of the Boyce family. "He passed away in his sleep due to a seizure which was a result of an ongoing medical condition for which he was being treated. The world is now undoubtedly without one of its brightest lights, but his spirit will live on through the kindness and compassion of all who knew and loved him. — ABC News

Alaskans put away jackets, get out sunscreen amid heat wave

Alaskans who routinely pack knit caps and fleece jackets in summer on Friday were swapping them for sunscreen and parasols amid a prolonged heat wave. Residents of Anchorage and other south-central cities completed a fifth week of above-normal temperatures, including a record high 90 degrees on Thursday in the state's largest city. On Friday, as temperatures dipped just slightly, Anchorage resident Lucy Davidson sought relief with her grandchildren at a beach at Goose Lake. She said she picked up a portable air conditioner at a garage sale six years ago. It had not been used some summers, but it's getting a workout lately. "That thing has been a blessing," Davidson said. "It stays on non-stop." — The Associated Press

3,000 riders honor the 'Fallen 7' who died in Randolph motorcycle crash

Thousands of motorcyclists from New Hampshire and surrounding states took to the roads Saturday to honor and remember seven riders, five of them Marines, who died in a horrific crash on June 21 in Randolph. The Ride for the Fallen 7 began Saturday in the sunshine in The Weirs and ended in a muddy field off Route 2 here. In the teeth of a violent thunderstorm, participants remembered the seven members and supporters of the Jarheads Motorcycle Club who died on that first evening of summer. Steve Allison of Manchester, one of the organizers, said the event was more than a memorial ride-in. “It was a statement,” he said. — New Hampshire Union Leader

Starbucks apologizes to police officers who were asked to leave an Arizona store

Starbucks has issued an apology after an employee asked a group of six police officers in Tempe, Arizona, to either leave one of its stores or move out of the line of sight of a customer. The officers say a barista told them the customer didn't feel safe with police nearby. The Tempe Officers Association, the police union, posted a statement about the July 4 incident on its Facebook page, saying that "the officers paid for their drinks and stood together having a cup of coffee. They were approached by a barista, who knew one of the officers by name, because he is a regular at that location. "The barista said that a customer 'did not feel safe' because of the police presence. The barista asked the officers to move out of the customer's line of sight or to leave. "Disappointed, the officers did in fact leave." — NPR

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