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Winners and losers in GOP's last-ditch health overhaul

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New GOP health care bill would redistributes hundreds of billions in federal financing; creates winners and losers. More>>

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Equifax says it had a security breach earlier in the year

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Equifax, under pressure from a massive data breach, says it had a separate incident earlier this year. That may mean even more scrutiny as the company deals with the aftermath of a security failure that exposed the information of 143 million Americans.

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Official: Hitler speech found at white murder suspect's home

Kenneth James Gleason is escorted by police to a waiting police car in Baton Rouge, La., Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) Kenneth James Gleason is escorted by police to a waiting police car in Baton Rouge, La., Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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A white man was arrested Tuesday and accused of killing two black men and firing on a black family, and an official said they had found a copy of an Adolf Hitler speech in the suspect's home.

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Trump Jr. wants more privacy, asks Secret Service to scale back protection

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Donald Trump Jr. is seeking to scale back his Secret Service protection, four sources familiar with Trump Jr.'s Secret Service protection confirmed Monday.

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President Trump to UN: 'Rocket man is on a suicide mission'

President Donald Trump speaks to the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump speaks to the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threated the "total destruction'" of North Korea if it does not abandon its drive toward nuclear weapons.

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Police car set on fire after Georgia Tech student was shot, killed by officer

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A Georgia Tech police car was set on fire Monday night as students protested the death of 21-year-old Scout Schultz, who was shot and killed by a Georgia Tech police officer Saturday night.

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US government wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman

Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort talks to reporters on the floor of the Republican National Convention at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File) Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort talks to reporters on the floor of the Republican National Convention at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
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US investigators wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort under secret court orders before and after the election, sources tell CNN, an extraordinary step involving a high-ranking campaign official now at the center of the Russia meddling probe. 

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Charter bus barrels into NYC bus, killing 3 and injuring 16

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A charter bus owned by a company with a record of safety problems barreled through an intersection, slammed into a city bus and then plowed across a sidewalk and into a building Monday, killing three people.

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Lawyer: Officer 'overreacted' in Georgia Tech student's shooting death

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A Georgia Tech senior was shot in the heart Saturday night because a campus police officer "overreacted," the attorney for the student's family said in a news conference Monday.

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Trump, in new dig, mocks North Korea leader as 'Rocket Man'

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By DARLENE SUPERVILLE ,  Associated Press SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday mocked the leader of nuclear-armed North Korea as "Rocket Man" while White House advisers said the isolated nation would face destruction unless it shelves its weapons programs and bellicose threats. The warnings came a day after Kim Jong Un pledged to continue those programs, saying North Korea is nearing its goal of "equilibrium" in military force wi... More>>

Bitcoin ... the way to the future or path to financial ruin?

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If you bought bitcoin a year ago you'd be richer for it but if you bought this month, it might spell disaster. More>>

London Tube attack latest: Arrest made as terror threat raised to 'critical'

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Police arrested an 18-year-old man Saturday morning in the port area of Dover in connection with an attack a day earlier on a train at a London Underground station.

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Jeffrey Sandusky pleads guilty to 14 counts of child sexual abuse

Jeffrey Sandusky, the son of convicted sex abuser and former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky, pleaded guilty Friday to all 14 counts of child sexual abuse against him. More>>

Trump says London attack by 'loser terrorist'

President Donald Trump waves as he arrives at the White House, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, in Washington. Trump is returning from Florida after viewing damage from Hurricane Irma. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) President Donald Trump waves as he arrives at the White House, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, in Washington. Trump is returning from Florida after viewing damage from Hurricane Irma. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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President Donald Trump is calling a fire at a London subway station another attack "by a loser terrorist" and suggesting police there may have missed an opportunity to prevent it.

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Deal or no deal? 'Dreamers' wait as Trump, lawmakers joust Video included

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"We agreed to enshrine the protections of DACA into law quickly, and to work out a package of border security, excluding the wall, that's acceptable to both sides," top Congressional democrats said in a statement.

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North Korea fires missile over Japan in longest-ever flight

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North Korea fired an intermediate-range missile over Japan into the northern Pacific Ocean on Friday, U.S. and South Korean militaries said, its longest-ever such flight and a clear message of defiance to its rivals.

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Suspect in school shooting said victim who died bullied him

(Colin Mulvany/The Spokesman-Review via AP) In this Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 photo, Spokane County Sheriff's deputies escort Caleb Sharpe from the Public Safety Building to the Juvenile Detention Center in Spokane, Wash. (Colin Mulvany/The Spokesman-Review via AP) In this Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 photo, Spokane County Sheriff's deputies escort Caleb Sharpe from the Public Safety Building to the Juvenile Detention Center in Spokane, Wash.
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A 15-year-old boy accused of shooting four classmates at a rural high school in Washington state had been meeting with a school counselor over suicidal thoughts before bringing two guns from home and killing a student he said had bullied him, according to court documents released Thursday.

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Democrats say they have deal with Trump on young immigrants Video included

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House Speaker Paul Ryan on Wednesday said that deporting hundreds of thousands of young immigrants brought into the country illegally is "not in our nation's interest," as he and President Donald Trump prepared to huddle with top Democrats. More>>

Racism banner gets fans removed from Fenway Park in Boston Video included

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A few fans seated above the Green Monster held a sign denouncing racism during the fourth inning of Boston's game against Oakland at Fenway Park on Wednesday night.

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10-year-old volunteer set to help mow White House lawn

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(CBS NEWS) KMOV.com - A 10-year-old boy will get to mow the White House lawn on Friday after penning a letter to President Trump.

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Trump denies 'deal' with Democrats on young immigrants, DACA

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump pauses during a meeting with, from left, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and other Congressional... (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump pauses during a meeting with, from left, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and other Congressional...
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The top House and Senate Democrats have announced agreement with President Donald Trump to protect certain immigrants brought illegally to this country as children — along with some border security enhancements. 

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Hurricanes drive addiction issues into public square

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In the whirr of Hurricane Irma preparations, drug users in Miami's Overtown neighborhood stocked up on sterile water they'll use to mix their heroin and clean syringes they'll use to inject it. More>>

Fast-food worker charged with trying to kill baby in toilet

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California prosecutors said Wednesday that a fast-food restaurant cashier gave birth to a baby girl while at work and then tried to kill her by flushing her down a toilet. 

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5 things that have changed about FEMA since Katrina – and 5 that haven't

Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long speaks at FEMA headquarters in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, to give an update on federal government support in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long speaks at FEMA headquarters in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, to give an update on federal government support in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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Hurricanes, wildfires and earthquakes – is the Federal Emergency Management Agency ready for the new era of disasters?

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Fire destroys historic Robert E. Lee Elementary School in Tampa

A fire has destroyed a Tampa, Florida, elementary school that was in a neighborhood that had just had power restored after Hurricane Irma hit the state. A fire has destroyed a Tampa, Florida, elementary school that was in a neighborhood that had just had power restored after Hurricane Irma hit the state.
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A fire has destroyed a Tampa, Florida, elementary school that was in a neighborhood that had just had power restored after Hurricane Irma hit the state.

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Mexico pulls Harvey aid offer after suffering two natural disasters

Mexico will no longer send the emergency aid offered to Texas after Hurricane Harvey, to focus on those affected by a deadly earthquake and Hurricane Katia. (Source: Pixabay) Mexico will no longer send the emergency aid offered to Texas after Hurricane Harvey, to focus on those affected by a deadly earthquake and Hurricane Katia. (Source: Pixabay)
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Mexico will no longer send the emergency aid offered to Texas after Hurricane Harvey, to focus on those affected by a deadly earthquake and Hurricane Katia.

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FEMA estimates 25 percent of Florida Keys homes are gone Video included

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Florida residents have begun to dig out in hurricane-scarred Florida, and officials are slowly piecing together the scope of Irma's vicious path of destruction across the peninsula.

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Trump: North Korea sanctions 'small step,' warns of more

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The Trump administration is warning that the U.S. will punish companies in China and Russia that don't comply with restrictions in the new international sanctions on North Korea. More>>

Irma who? Hurricane Jose spins, swirls, and twirls toward uncertain future in Southeast U.S.

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As the Midlands deals with whatever severe weather Tropical Storm Irma delivers to South Carolina, Hurricane Jose, it now appears may take a track right toward the southeastern U.S. coast over the weekend.

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Judge: Amtrak engineer's deadly crash an accident, not crime

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The engineer in a deadly Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia is due in court to learn if he'll face trial on criminal charges including involuntary manslaughter. More>>

Edith Windsor, who helped end gay marriage ban, dies at 88

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Edith Windsor, who successfully challenged a federal law banning same-sex marriage, has died. More>>

Patient slain inside hospital by relative, authorities say

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A patient was shot to death inside an intensive care unit Tuesday by a family member, leading to a lockdown at New Hampshire's largest hospital, authorities said. No one else was injured.

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Man sentenced in 1975 girls' murder case that alarmed region

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Man charged with killing two young sisters from Maryland expected to plead guilty more than four decades after the girls vanished during a trip to a local shopping mall. More>>

Back-to-back storms in Georgia mean doing repairs all over

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Irma floods homes, topples trees, cancels flights and causes death in Georgia and South Carolina. More>>

Seattle's mayor resigns after 5th sex abuse claim emerges

Murray announced his resignation, Tuesday, Sept. 12 after a fifth man came forward and accused him of sexual abuse decades ago. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File) Murray announced his resignation, Tuesday, Sept. 12 after a fifth man came forward and accused him of sexual abuse decades ago. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced his resignation Tuesday after a fifth man — one of his cousins — came forward and accused him of sexual abuse decades ago.

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Spokeswoman: Porn video 'liked' by Ted Cruz Twitter account removed

A spokeswoman for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said Tuesday that a pornographic video that was "liked" by his account has been removed and reported to Twitter. More>>

Miami shelters homeless against their will as Irma closes in Video included

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Officials in Miami have begun forcing homeless people into shelters ahead of powerful Hurricane Irma. At least 7 who refused have been sent to a psychiatric ward for their own good during the storm.

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US marks 9/11 anniversary with resolve, tears and hope Video included

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Thousands of 9/11 victims' relatives, survivors, rescuers and others are expected to gather Monday at the World Trade Center to remember the deadliest terror attack on American soil.

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Hope Hicks named permanent White House communications director

In this Nov. 14, 2016 photo, Hope Hicks, press secretary for President-elect Donald Trump's campaign, arrives at Trump Tower in New York.  (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci) In this Nov. 14, 2016 photo, Hope Hicks, press secretary for President-elect Donald Trump's campaign, arrives at Trump Tower in New York. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
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Hope Hicks, who was named interim White House communications director in August, will now hold the job on a permanent basis, a White House spokesperson told CNN Tuesday.

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UN approves watered-down new sanctions against North Korea Video included

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The United States has called for a vote Monday on new U.N. sanctions against North Korea, though exactly what measures will be in the resolution remain a mystery.

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Where to watch Irma's arrival in Florida as it happens Video included

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Where to watch Irma's arrival in Florida as it happens.

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The Latest: Irma weakens into a tropical depression Video included

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Irma weakened to a Category 1 storm as the massive hurricane zeroed in on the Tampa Bay region early Monday after hammering much of Florida with roof-ripping winds, gushing floodwaters and widespread power outages. More>>

Irma and Harvey together will be as expensive as Hurricane Katrina

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Moody's Analytics said Monday that it projects the U.S. economic cost of Hurricane Irma, which hit Florida on Sunday as a Category 4 storm, will be $64 billion to $92 billion.

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Family: Biracial boy pushed off table with rope around neck

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Teenagers in New Hampshire taunted an 8-year-old biracial boy with racial slurs and then pushed him off of a picnic table with a rope around his neck, injuring him, the boy's family said. 

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Police: nine dead, including suspect, at suburban Dallas home

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Nine people, including a suspect who was fatally shot by an officer, have died after a man opened fire during a gathering to watch football at a suburban Dallas home, police said Monday.

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Troy Gentry killed in helicopter crash in NJ Video included

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Country music star Troy Gentry, one half of duo Montgomery Gentry, has died in a helicopter crash in New Jersey. He was 50 years old.

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Dozens arrested after looting during Hurricane Irma

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Police in Florida have arrested several people who were caught on TV cameras looting sneakers and other goods from a sporting goods store and a pawn shop during Hurricane Irma. 

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Now a tropical storm, Irma hits Florida with wind, flooding

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Powerful winds from Hurricane Irma whipped through southwest Florida on Sunday, downing power lines and leaving a trail of debris behind.

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Death toll now at 90 as aftershocks rattle southern Mexico Video included

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One of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded in Mexico and a raging hurricane have dealt a devastating one-two punch to the country, killing at least 61 people.

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Pregnant woman forced to deliver baby after boyfriend allegedly set her on fire

A Maryland woman who gave birth seven weeks early after her boyfriend allegedly set her on fire is fighting for her life in the hospital. (Source: Provided Photo/Family) A Maryland woman who gave birth seven weeks early after her boyfriend allegedly set her on fire is fighting for her life in the hospital. (Source: Provided Photo/Family)
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A Maryland woman who gave birth seven weeks early after her boyfriend allegedly set her on fire is fighting for her life in the hospital.

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Joe Biden's daughter says ex-VP considering 2020 run

In this Jan. 12, 2017 file photo, Vice President Joe Biden smiles in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File) In this Jan. 12, 2017 file photo, Vice President Joe Biden smiles in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
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Former Vice President Joe Biden's daughter, Ashley, added more fuel to the 2020 speculation mill this week, saying that she thinks her father is considering a run for president. 

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Irma back to Category 4 as Florida awaits the worst

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North Korea warns of harsh response if new sanctions imposed

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North Korea says it will make the United States pay a heavy price if a proposal Washington is backing to impose the toughest sanctions ever on Pyongyang is approved by the U.N. Security Council this week. 

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Power's out for 3.3 million so far in Florida

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More than 3.3 million homes and businesses - and counting - have lost power in Florida as Hurricane Irma moves up the peninsula.

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Indiana farmer plants corn maze tribute to Carrie Fisher

(Jeremy Goebel via AP)Jeremy Goebel planted it to honor the late actress Carrie Fisher on his farm in Evansville, Ind. Goebel designed the maze... (Jeremy Goebel via AP)Jeremy Goebel planted it to honor the late actress Carrie Fisher on his farm in Evansville, Ind. Goebel designed the maze...
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A southern Indiana farmer who created a corn maze with trails outlining the face of "Star Wars" character Princess Leia says he planted it to honor the late actress Carrie Fisher. 

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WATCH: The looting has already begun in Fort Lauderdale

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It appears looters have already begun to take advantage of the disastrous situation in Florida as Hurricane Irma makes landfall.

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Bannon: Russia investigation 'a waste of time'

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Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon said in an interview aired Sunday that the investigation into whether then-candidate Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia to influence last year's election is "a waste of time." 

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McCain to North Korea: Aggression will lead to 'extinction'

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Sen. John McCain says the U.S. needs to step up actions against North Korea and send a message to leader Kim Jong Un that aggressive acts will lead to his country's destruction. 

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Miami woman gives birth at home during storm

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City of Miami Fire was unable to reach a woman in labor early Sunday morning due to storm winds, so she was forced to deliver her baby at home, the City of Miami confirmed. 

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Tallahassee airport shutting down this evening ahead of Irma

The final scheduled flight from Tallahassee International Airport will leave Sunday evening ahead of Hurricane Irma, which is starting to rip its way up the state of Florida. More>>

Jury to mull defendant's mental health in Slender Man attack

(Michael Sears/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP, Pool) In this Feb. 20, 2017 file photo, Anissa Weier, appears in court in Waukesha, Wis. A jury is set to begin Monday, Sept. 11, deciding whether Weier, one of two girls accused of trying to sacrifice... (Michael Sears/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP, Pool) In this Feb. 20, 2017 file photo, Anissa Weier, appears in court in Waukesha, Wis. A jury is set to begin Monday, Sept. 11, deciding whether Weier, one of two girls accused of trying to sacrifice...
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Jury selection begins Monday in Waukesha in the trial to determine 15-year-old Anissa Weier's competency. It could take up to two weeks. Here are a few key things to know about the case and the trial:

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9/11 memorial to include names of sickened responders

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The latest memorial to honor victims of the Sept. 11 attacks is at a Long Island beach where people gathered and witnessed the collapse of the World Trade Center towers. More>>

At the Miami Herald, newsroom turns into shelter for reporters and their families

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Sleeping bags littered the newsroom. Mattresses lined conference room floors. 

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Shorelines drained in eerie effect of Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma's extraordinary strength has caused a seemingly unusual meteorological phenomena: the eerie pushing of water away from shorelines in the Bahamas and the Gulf Coast of Florida. More>>

Irma recovery could require 11M meals, 24,000 tarps and more

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Florida officials have amassed several million gallons of water, tons of meals and tarps and have thousands of emergency personnel to help residents in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. More>>

Clinton: Trump's inauguration speech was 'a cry from the white nationalist gut'

Hillary Clinton said being at President Donald Trump's inauguration was "like an out-of-body experience" and that his speech was a "cry from the white nationalist gut." More>>

Irma: 'Imminent danger of life-threatening' storm surges up to 15 feet

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By mid-afternoon on Sunday, Irma was a category 3 storm with winds of 120 mph.

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This is what South Florida looks like now

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South Floridians woke up Sunday to Hurricane Irma as the monster storm made landfall in the Florida Keys, hurling street signs, downing trees and knocking out power for more than 750,000 residents. 

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Hurricane Irma exposes ocean bottom as far as eye can see in Bahamas

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No fish can be seen where the water used to be, only sand, seaweed, buoys, some conch shells and an old anchor.  

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'This is your last chance': Irma puts a bull's-eye on Tampa

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The forecast for Hurricane Irma's path has shifted to the southwest of the heavily populated Miami metro area as time runs out to evacuate. More>>

Florida's economy poised to take a major hit from Hurricane Irma

Florida is bracing for a possibly catastrophic hit from Hurricane Irma, and even with the fourth largest economy in the United States, the economic impact to the Sunshine State could be severe. More>>

'Water is rushing in': Discovery of body ends Harvey mystery

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Jill Renick reportedly made a frantic cellphone call to a fellow employee: "I'm in an elevator. The water is rushing in. Please help me!" Those words were among the few clues Renick's family and friends had to go on.

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California officers' gunshot wounds result of friendly fire

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California authorities say bullet wounds suffered by two officers responding to a report of a man with a knife were the result of gunfire between the officers. More>>

Woman who chose baby instead of chemotherapy has died

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A Michigan woman who gave up the opportunity to prolong her life in order to give birth to her sixth child has died. More>>

Investors punish Equifax for massive data breach

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Investors were bailing out on Equifax after the credit monitoring company said a data breach exposed the Social Security numbers and other personal data of 143 million Americans. More>>

Boarding school owner charged with abusing teenage students

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Investigators say the former owner of an Iowa boarding school used his position to coerce one teenager into a sexual relationship and others to undress for his arousal. More>>

Giant portrait of toddler peers over US-Mexico border wall

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A French artist has erected a giant cut-out of a boy peering over a stretch of border fence near San Diego. More>>

Irma bears down on Florida, more than 5M told to flee coast Video included

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Hurricane warnings have been issued for South Florida as thousands of people evacuate. More>>

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Governor orders evacuation of barrier islands in Beaufort, Jasper, Colleton counties Video included

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South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster declared a state of emergency on Wednesday, urging citizens to prepare for possible landfall from Hurricane Irma.

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ESPN: Ezekiel Elliott eligible to play indefinitely after judge grants temporary restraining order

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Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliot is now eligible to play indefinitely after a judge approved a temporary restraining order. 

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Immigrants scramble to complete paperwork amid hurricanes

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Young immigrants in Houston and Miami are scrambling to complete their renewal applications for a program shielding them from deportation while dealing with hurricanes bearing down on their states. More>>

Ex-Trump strategist: White House aides must defend president

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President Donald Trump's ex-strategist is blasting White House aides who publicly distanced themselves from the president's response to Charlottesville _ yet stick it out in the West Wing. More>>

Walt Disney World to close this weekend due to Hurricane Irma

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KMOV.COM - Even folks over at 'the happiest place on earth' are taking Hurricane Irma seriously.

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Is Hurricane Irma the 'Big One' Florida has dreaded? Video included

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Could Irma be the hurricane of legend _the long-feared Big One so powerful that it levels South Florida's densely populated coast. More>>

All 5 living former presidents launch appeal for help for Harvey victims

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All five living former US presidents are joining together to support a relief and recovery effort after Hurricane Harvey. Former Presidents Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama appeared in a video and asked Americans to respond to the devastation wrought by the hurricane.

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Columbus high school shooting suspect in custody; no injuries reported Video included

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Police are on the scene of an active shooter situation. 

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House sends $15B Harvey aid bill, debt hike to Trump to sign

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The House voted overwhelmingly on Friday to send a $15.3 billion disaster aid package to President Donald Trump, overcoming conservative objections to linking the emergency legislation to a temporary increase in America's borrowing authority.

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It's a 'great thing' to deal with Democrats, Trump now says Video included

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Democratic leaders say President Donald Trump has agreed to fund the government and increase the nation's debt limit for three month as part of a deal to rush disaster aid to Harvey victims. More>>

No collusion with Russians, Trump Jr. insists to Congress

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President Donald Trump's oldest son is scheduled to make his first appearance on Capitol Hill Thursday as part of a Senate investigation into Russian meddling in the presidential election. More>>

Traffic nightmare as 500K people told to leave South Florida

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The race to flee Hurricane Irma became a marathon nightmare as more than a half-million people were ordered to leave South Florida on Thursday. 

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Nearly 540,000 ordered to flee Georgia coast ahead of Irma Video included

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State of emergency declarations announced in Carolinas, coastal Georgia ahead of potential major threat from Hurricane Irma. More>>

Irma could test strength of Florida's strict building codes

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After a catastrophic Hurricane Andrew revealed how lax building codes had become in the country's most storm-prone state, Florida began requiring sturdier construction. Now, experts say a monstrously strong Hurricane Irma could become the most serious test of Florida's storm-worthiness since the 1992 disaster.

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Houston cleanup has little crime and lots of helping hands

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Houston cleanup after Hurricane Harvey has little crime or violence and lots of helping hands. More>>

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Irma unleashes fury on Caribbean, eyes US Video included

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Hurricane Irma shook homes and flooded buildings in small Caribbean islands as it marched toward Cuba and perhaps the U.S. The storm unleased record-setting winds of 185 mph (300 kph) as it began a path of destruction. More>>

$160,000 in valuables stolen from Scottsdale home listed for sale

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Scottsdale police need your help finding two men who broke into a home and took more than $150,000 in items. 

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Tropics triple threat: three active storms as hurricane season peaks

The tropics are active with three systems developing all at once. Mercifully, only one of them threatens the U.S. and that is powerful Major Hurricane Irma. The tropics are active with three systems developing all at once. Mercifully, only one of them threatens the U.S. and that is powerful Major Hurricane Irma.
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The tropics are active with three systems developing all at once. Mercifully, only one of them threatens the U.S. and that is powerful Major Hurricane Irma.

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Tropical Storm Katia forms in the Gulf of Mexico

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As Hurricane Irma continues to roar across the Caribbean on a path toward Florida, a new tropical storm has formed in the Gulf of Mexico. 

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The Latest: Bahamas to evacuate islands in path of 'Irma'

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American Airlines has added extra flights out of two Caribbean islands to get people out of the path of Hurricane Irma, a powerful Category 5 storm. More>>

Obama calls decision to phase-out DACA 'cruel'

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Former President Barack Obama calls President Donald Trump's decision to phase out the so-called DACA program "cruel" and "self-defeating."

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The Latest: Trump claims 'great love' for young immigrants

Supporters of DACA chant slogans and hold signs while joining a Labor Day rally in downtown Los Angeles on Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel) Supporters of DACA chant slogans and hold signs while joining a Labor Day rally in downtown Los Angeles on Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
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President Donald Trump will phase out a program that has protected hundreds of thousands of young immigrants brought into the country illegally as children.

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READ: President Trump's full statement on his decision to end DACA

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President Trump is defending his decision to end an Obama era program that protected illegal immigrants. 

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Hurricane Irma is a 'potentially catastrophic' Category 5 storm

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Hurricane Irma, which has strengthened to a Category 5 storm, is expected to slam the Caribbean and possibly the US mainland this week.

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Beyonce, Streisand to headline Harvey relief telethon

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - This Nov. 4, 2016 file photo shows Beyonce performing at a Get Out the Vote concert for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - This Nov. 4, 2016 file photo shows Beyonce performing at a Get Out the Vote concert for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Cleveland.
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Beyonce, Blake Shelton, Barbra Streisand and Oprah Winfrey will headline a one-hour benefit telethon to benefit Hurricane Harvey victims that will be simulcast next week on ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and CMT. 

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Police: Mother leaves 3 kids home alone, hits club Video included

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A 23-year-old mother of three is in trouble after leaving her children home alone around midnight Friday to go party at a club, Cincinnati police said.

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More than 1,000 firefighters battling largest fire in Los Angeles history

A crew with California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) battles "La Tuna" brushfire on the hillside in Burbank, Calif.(Matt Hartman via AP) A crew with California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) battles "La Tuna" brushfire on the hillside in Burbank, Calif.(Matt Hartman via AP)
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California Gov. Jerry Brown issued a state of emergency for Los Angeles County on Sunday due to the ongoing La Tuna brush fire near Burbank. 

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Hurricane Irma now Cat 4 as it heads for eastern Caribbean

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Hurricane Irma grew into a powerful Category 4 storm Monday as it approached the northeastern Caribbean and was forecast to begin buffeting the region Tuesday.

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Malnourished 10-year-old girl beaten, dragged by car in New York

Gary Bubis, 37, (left), Brandy Shaver, 18, (right) and Shawn Whaley, 23, (center), have all been charged with second-degree assault. (Source: Oswego County Sheriff's Office) Gary Bubis, 37, (left), Brandy Shaver, 18, (right) and Shawn Whaley, 23, (center), have all been charged with second-degree assault. (Source: Oswego County Sheriff's Office)
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Four adults were charged after the bruised and malnourished girl escaped on from her home in rural Oswego County, north of Syracuse. 

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Trump expected to end program for young immigrants

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President Donald Trump is expected to announce that he will end protections for young immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children, but with a six-month delay, people familiar with the plans said.

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Harvey aftermath: Toxic waste sites flooded in Texas, EPA says

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At least 13 toxic waste sites in Texas were flooded or damaged by Hurricane Harvey, adding to the challenges as the state and the region begin cleanup efforts following the deadly storm.

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Caribbean islands begin preparations for Hurricane Irma

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Islands at the eastern end of the Caribbean Sea made preparations Sunday for approaching Hurricane Irma, which could threaten the area Tuesday. 

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Dashcam video shows police warning man before fatal shooting

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Dashcam video from a police officer's fatal shooting of a man during an Ohio traffic stop shows the officer warning the man in the vehicle not to reach for a gun before the officer fired. 

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Pay with your face at this KFC in China

(Source: CNN) Diners at the restaurant, a KFC brand in China known as KPro, can place their order at a wall-mounted terminal, which then scans their face. (Source: CNN) Diners at the restaurant, a KFC brand in China known as KPro, can place their order at a wall-mounted terminal, which then scans their face.
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 Forget cash, credit cards or a smartphone -- customers can now settle the bill with their face thanks to new technology unveiled on Friday.

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Authorities put up drug dealer's sneaker collection for sale

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A central Ohio county is selling off an assortment of collectible sneakers seized from a convicted drug dealer. 

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Boil order issued for Collinsville residents

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A boil order has been issued for residents in the Mounds Public Water District until further notice. 

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North Korea tests most powerful nuclear bomb yet

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North Korea claims to have successfully tested a hydrogen bomb, the country's sixth-ever test of a nuclear weapon and first since US President Donald Trump took office.

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North Korea says it has loaded H-bomb onto ICBM

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North Korea's regime has "succeeded in making a more developed nuke," according to state news agency KCNA.

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Trump arrives in Houston for 2nd Harvey visit

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President Donald Trump is expected to meet with Harvey victims during his second trip to storm-ravaged Texas in the past week. 

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Residents who evacuated for Harvey come home to devastation

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Silvia Casas' eyes welled with tears Friday as she surveyed the damage from Harvey to what was once a working class, mostly Hispanic neighborhood near Crosby, Texas.

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Video: Major fire burns at Texas chemical plant

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Friday afternoon, a fire broke out at the Crosby, Texas chemical plant.

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Hurricane Harvey: 70% of home damage costs aren't covered by insurance

In this aerial photo, homes sit in floodwaters caused Tropical Storm Harvey in Port Arthur, Texas, Friday, Sept. 1, 2017. Port Arthur's major roads were swamped by rising waters brought by Harvey(AP Photo/LM Otero) In this aerial photo, homes sit in floodwaters caused Tropical Storm Harvey in Port Arthur, Texas, Friday, Sept. 1, 2017. Port Arthur's major roads were swamped by rising waters brought by Harvey(AP Photo/LM Otero)
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Flooding from Hurricane Harvey caused an estimated $25 billion to $35 billion worth of damage to residences in Texas and Louisiana.

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Manslaughter charges dropped in death of Penn State fraternity pledge

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A state judge in Pennsylvania threw out involuntary manslaughter charges Friday against eight fraternity members and the Beta Theta Pi fraternity in connection with the death this year of Penn State sophomore Timothy Piazza.

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‘This too shall pass’: An emotional return home after the storm

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Willie Marie Burton lost almost everything inside her home to the flooding brought by Hurricane Harvey, but she’s still thankful. Thankful to be alive, and for a box of photographs that survived the flooding.

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No criminal charges in deadly Ohio State Fair ride accident

In this Thursday, July 27, 2017 file photo, an Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper removes a ground spike from in front of the fire ball ride at the Ohio State Fair, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File) In this Thursday, July 27, 2017 file photo, an Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper removes a ground spike from in front of the fire ball ride at the Ohio State Fair, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)
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The State Highway Patrol's investigation found the ride operators were not to blame when one of the ride's carriages broke off and ejected the two passengers.

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Powerful Hurricane Irma could be next weather disaster

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Irma was named as a tropical storm on Wednesday morning and by Thursday afternoon it had strengthened into a large Category 3 hurricane, with winds of 115 mph.

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Harvey death toll up to 39; more fatalities expected

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In Texas, the official death toll surpassed 39 on Thursday and was expected to climb as authorities investigated several other deaths to determine whether they were storm-related.

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US retaliates against Russia ordering closure of consulate and annexes

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The US announced Thursday it will shutter the Russian consulate in San Francisco, as well as annexes in Washington and New York, in response to mandated staff cuts at the US mission in Russia.

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Wells Fargo says 3.5 million accounts involved in scandal

(CNN Image) Wells Fargo stayed silent for at least six months about the fact that authorities were investigating the bank's creation of fake accounts. (CNN Image) Wells Fargo stayed silent for at least six months about the fact that authorities were investigating the bank's creation of fake accounts.
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The scope of Wells Fargo's fake accounts scandal grew significantly on Thursday, with the bank now saying that 3.5 million accounts were potentially opened without customers' permission between 2009 and 2016.

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Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills 225

A bulldozer removes debris from a partially collapsed building after an earthquake in Mexico City, Tuesday. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell) A bulldozer removes debris from a partially collapsed building after an earthquake in Mexico City, Tuesday. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
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A magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 149 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust and thousands fled into the streets in panic.

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19-year-old college football player dies from injuries suffered while tackling

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A 19-year-old college football player died Tuesday after suffering injuries from tackling a player during Midwestern State University's football game against Texas A&M on Saturday.

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WATCH: Teen caught on camera returning wallet to owner

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A teen in California found a wallet with $1,500 in cash, so he did what many probably wouldn’t: he returned it.

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'My heart is in pieces': Dad writes viral post after son is bullied at school

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When Dan Bezzant heard what happened to his son at school Thursday, he broke down crying. 

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Hurricane Maria hits Dominica with Category 5 punch

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A "potentially catastrophic" Hurricane Maria, now a Category 5 storm, made landfall on Dominica late Monday and continued its path toward the US territory of Puerto Rico.

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Father of Georgia Tech student to officer: "Why did you kill my son?"

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The parents of a Georgia Tech student who was shot and killed by a campus police officer over the weekend addressed reporters Monday, demanding answers about the death of their oldest child.

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Police: Mom stabs boyfriend found naked on top of 12-year-old daughter

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A Cleveland woman stabbed her boyfriend multiple times after finding him naked on top of her 12-year-old daughter, police said. 

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iPhone X puts exclamation point on Apple's pricing strategy

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Apple kicks off event; $1,000 iPhone is expected. More>>

Police: Dad killed by carjackers while protecting 2-year-old daughter

Police said 38-year-old Gerard Grandzol was shot and killed during an attempted carjacking in Philadelphia. (Twitter) Police said 38-year-old Gerard Grandzol was shot and killed during an attempted carjacking in Philadelphia. (Twitter)
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A police official is calling the shooting death of a Philadelphia community activist during an attempted carjacking while his 2-year-old daughter sat in the back seat "one of the most horrific things" he's seen in 24 years in the department. 

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DOJ won't bring charges against officers in Gray case

(Source: Family of Freddie Gray) Freddie Gray, 25, died in police custody on April 19. (Source: Family of Freddie Gray) Freddie Gray, 25, died in police custody on April 19.
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The U.S. Department of Justice won't bring federal charges against six Baltimore police officers involved in the arrest and in-custody death of Freddie Gray, a young black man whose death touched off weeks of protests and unrest in the city. 

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There will be no federal charges against officers in Freddie Gray's death

The Gyalwang Drukpa, bottom center, the Buddhist leader of South Asia, prays in front of a mural depicting Freddie Gray alongside the Rev. Jamal Bryant during a walking tour with other faith and community leaders. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) The Gyalwang Drukpa, bottom center, the Buddhist leader of South Asia, prays in front of a mural depicting Freddie Gray alongside the Rev. Jamal Bryant during a walking tour with other faith and community leaders. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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The U.S. Department of Justice won't bring federal charges against six police officers involved in the arrest and in-custody death of Freddie Gray, a young black man whose death touched off weeks of protests and unrest in Baltimore.

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Target says it's lowering prices on thousands of items

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Target says their lowering prices on thousands of items. According to a post on the company's official blog. It could affect everything from "cereal and paper towels to baby formula, razors, bath tissue and more."

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Cruz says aide inadvertently caused his porn Twitter post

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Sen. Ted Cruz says an aide was responsible for the "like" that caused a pornographic post to briefly appear on Cruz's Twitter feed overnight. 

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Defense: Girl accused of stabbing classmate was delusional

(Michael Sears/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP, Pool) In this Feb. 20, 2017 file photo, Anissa Weier, appears in court in Waukesha, Wis. A jury is set to begin Monday, Sept. 11, deciding whether Weier, one of two girls accused of trying to sacrifice... (Michael Sears/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP, Pool) In this Feb. 20, 2017 file photo, Anissa Weier, appears in court in Waukesha, Wis. A jury is set to begin Monday, Sept. 11, deciding whether Weier, one of two girls accused of trying to sacrifice...
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A Wisconsin girl who told investigators she helped stab a classmate was convinced the crime would protect her and her family from a fictional horror character called Slender Man, her attorney told jurors Tuesday.

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Cops: Missing Kentucky boy found dead after mom was thrown from cliff

Police discovered the boy of 5-year-old James Spoonamore near where his mother was left for dead. (Source: WKYT/CNN) Police discovered the boy of 5-year-old James Spoonamore near where his mother was left for dead. (Source: WKYT/CNN)
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A Kentucky man was charged Monday with the murder of a 5-year-old boy who watched helplessly as his mother was beaten, bound and pushed off a cliff over the weekend. 

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Hurricane Irma exposes racial tensions on smashed St. Martin

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Some black and mixed-race residents of the hurricane-devastated French territory of St. Martin have expressed anger at a perception that white tourists were given priority during Hurricane Irma evacuations. More>>

Chainsaw accident takes life of Florida man cleaning Irma debris

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A Florida man cleaning up debris after Hurricane Irma slammed the state, lost his life when his chainsaw got tangled on a tree branch. 

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Police: DNA confirms identity of boy encased in concrete

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police say DNA results have positively identified the Kansas boy discovered earlier this month encased in concrete. Wichita police said in a news release Monday that the Sedgwick County Forensic Science Center determined that the remains are those of 3-year-old Evan C. Brewer, grandson of former Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer. Police discovered his body on Sept. 2 inside a Wichita house where his mother, Miranda Miller, and her boyfriend, Stephen Bodine, had li... More>>

5 arrested after two young girls found dead on Colorado farm

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A fifth suspect has surrendered to authorities after the child abuse deaths of two young girls whose bodies were found on a southwestern Colorado farm. 

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Texas man arrested in ex-wife's disappearance day of Harvey

This August 2017 photo provided by Paul Hargrave shows Hargrave with girlfriend Crystal McDowell. McDowell, a 37-year-old Realtor and mother of two, went missing Aug. 25, the day Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas. (Paul Hargrave via AP) This August 2017 photo provided by Paul Hargrave shows Hargrave with girlfriend Crystal McDowell. McDowell, a 37-year-old Realtor and mother of two, went missing Aug. 25, the day Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas. (Paul Hargrave via AP)
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The body of a Texas real estate agent was found in a marshy wooded area Saturday more than two weeks after she disappeared the day Hurricane Harvey made landfall, authorities said.

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Puppies from pet store chain sicken 39 people, CDC says

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 Puppies from Petland could cause diarrhea, abdominal pain and fever, according to the CDC.

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Eric Bolling's son dies just hours after father loses Fox News job

In this July 22, 2015 file photo, co-host Eric Bolling appears on "The Five" television program, on the Fox News Channel, in New York.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) In this July 22, 2015 file photo, co-host Eric Bolling appears on "The Five" television program, on the Fox News Channel, in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
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Bolling said in a tweet on Saturday that he and his wife, Adrienne, were devastated by the loss of their son, Eric Chase Bolling.

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Nearly 65% of Florida stations out of gas in some areas as Irma nears

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Florida's gas shortages keep getting worse as millions of motorists flee Hurricane Irma's path of destruction. Nearly 65% of all gas stations in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale market were without fuel on Saturday.

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Florida air travel shuts down ahead of Irma

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The last scheduled flight left Miami International Airport Friday evening as major airlines ceased operations in South Florida before Hurricane Irma slams the region.

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The Latest: South Carolina's Hilton Head Island evacuated

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The Senate has passed a $15.3 billion aid package for victims of Harvey — nearly doubling President Donald Trump's emergency request and adding a deal between Trump and Democrats to temporarily extend the government's ability to borrow money to cover its bills.

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Joe Biden's daughter says ex-VP considering 2020 run

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Former Vice President Joe Biden's daughter, Ashley, added more fuel to the 2020 speculation mill this week, saying that she thinks her father is considering a run for president.

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Friday breaks record for hurricane activity Video included

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A hurricane watch is now in effect for the Florida Keys and parts of South Florida. 

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Country star Don Williams, 'the Gentle Giant,' dead at 78

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Country Music Hall of Famer Don Williams has died at 78.

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Watch: Dramatic end to police chase in Michigan

Police chase ends in Michigan (CNN Via WDIV) Police chase ends in Michigan (CNN Via WDIV)
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Detroit police took a homicide suspect into custody Friday after a lengthy chase on Interstate 75.

The suspect jumped out of his car after getting a flat tire.

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Harvey and Irma have been married 75 years

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Harvey and Irma aren't just hurricanes, they are also a couple from Washington state who have been married 75 years.

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Grandmother accused of keeping 9-year-old girl in kennel

A grandmother and another adult are accused of keeping her 9-year-old granddaughter padlocked inside a dog kennel in a house in southeastern Wisconsin. (Source: Racine County Sheriff's Office) A grandmother and another adult are accused of keeping her 9-year-old granddaughter padlocked inside a dog kennel in a house in southeastern Wisconsin. (Source: Racine County Sheriff's Office)
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A grandmother and another adult are accused of keeping her 9-year-old granddaughter padlocked inside a dog kennel in a house in southeastern Wisconsin.

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Mom with terminal brain cancer gives birth to baby girl named Life

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A Michigan woman who delayed treatment for her brain tumor to save her unborn child has given birth to a baby girl named Life. 

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Appeals court: Grandparents not part of Trump's travel ban

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 A federal appeals court has rejected the Trump administration's limited view of who is allowed into the U.S. under the president's travel ban. 

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Want to help your child avoid a peanut allergy? The FDA has some new ideas

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Concerns over allergic reactions have prompted many parents to avoid feeding infants foods containing peanuts, and now the FDA says new research suggests that may actually make the problem worse.

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Prosecutors: Minnesota girl held 29 days, tied up and raped

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A Minnesota teenager was held captive for 29 days, repeatedly raped, locked in a closet and bound by zip ties before she escaped and swam across a lake to safety, according to criminal charges filed Thursday against three men.

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Equifax says breach exposed personal data of 143 million Americans Video included

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Credit monitoring company Equifax says a data breach exposed personal data from 143 million Americans. 

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Pentagon: Trump order to end DACA raises issues for military

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The Pentagon says the military could be affected by the president's decision to end the Obama-era program that protects young immigrants brought into the country illegally as children.

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Backlash after sheriff says people with warrants should go to jail, not a hurricane shelter

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"If you go to a shelter for #Irma and you have a warrant, we'll gladly escort you to the safe and secure shelter called the Polk County Jail." These are the words of a sheriff's office in Florida.

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Barbuda 'literally in rubble' following Hurricane Irma Video included

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Reports of fatalities and widespread damage in northern Caribbean islands began to emerge Wednesday night after Hurricane Irma blasted through, packing devastating winds and rain. 

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Facebook: Accounts from Russia bought ads during US campaign

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Hundreds of fake Facebook accounts, probably run from Russia, spent about $100,000 on ads aimed at stirring up divisive issues such as gun control and race relations during the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the social network said Wednesday.

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Clerks help victim escape kidnapping in Nevada

Joseph Hetzel was arrested for kidnapping in Las Vegas Tuesday Sept. 5, 2017 (HPD / KVVU). Joseph Hetzel was arrested for kidnapping in Las Vegas Tuesday Sept. 5, 2017 (HPD / KVVU).
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"My mom is very thankful for the help of the two hotel clerks at Railroad Pass and the Starbucks incident because some refused to give help," she said. 

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Facebook: Accounts from Russia bought ads during US campaign

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Facebook says it has identified nearly 500 fake accounts, probably run from Russia, that it says spent about $100,000 on ads that amplified politically divisive issues during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign. 

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Hurricane Katia forms in Gulf off Mexico's coast

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Hurricane Katia has formed in the Gulf off the coast of Mexico with sustained winds of 75 mph (120 kph). 

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Lifeguard arrested following near drowning

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A 23-year-old is facing charges after a child almost drowned in Stamford last month.

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A Delta commercial flight just raced Hurricane Irma to Puerto Rico

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As Hurricane Irma barreled down on Puerto Rico on Wednesday, a handful of commercial flights made a dash for San Juan’s AeroPuerto airport. Most turned back, but one made a run for it.

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White House lists 12 recipients of Trump's $1M Harvey donation

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The White House on Wednesday listed 12 charities that will receive personal donations from President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, who pledged last week to donate $1 million for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

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WATCH: Time-lapse video shows wildfire raging near Portland

The growing Eagle Creek wildfire has caused evacuations and sparked blazes across the Columbia River in Washington state. (Source: Oca Hoeflein / AP) The growing Eagle Creek wildfire has caused evacuations and sparked blazes across the Columbia River in Washington state. (Source: Oca Hoeflein / AP)
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Dramatic time-lapse video shows a raging wildfire take hold in the Columbia River Gorge area in Washington state, 52 miles east of Portland, Oregon. 

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NFL: Dolphins-Bucs will not be played in Miami this week

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The NFL says the Miami Dolphins' season opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will not be played in Miami this week, but may be moved to a neutral site because of Hurricane Irma.

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Woman believed kidnapped safe after approaching casino guards

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Police say a California woman who authorities believe was kidnapped by her ex-boyfriend has been found at a Las Vegas-area casino-hotel near the Arizona border. 

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Pennsylvania police respond to red balloons tied to sewer grates

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CBS NEWS - Several red balloons popped up overnight in a small Pennsylvania borough, causing a mix of amusement and concern for residents and horror film enthusiasts alike.

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Gen. Robert E. Lee descendant leaves pulpit after backlash

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A descendant of Gen. Robert E. Lee has stepped down as pastor of his North Carolina church after facing blowback from parishioners and others for his comments denouncing racism and lauding the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Florida governor declares state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Irma

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Florida Governor Rick Scott has officially declared a state of emergency for every county in Florida as Hurricane Irma, a Category 4 storm, is expected to make landfall in the coming days. 

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The Latest: Fires threaten national park's icons Video included

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The Latest on wildfires in the U.S. West (all times local):

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Harvey death toll rises to 60

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Officials now blame at least 60 deaths on Harvey after the storm dumped many feet of rain on several counties in a matter of days. 

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Hurricane Irma strengthens to a Category 4 storm

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Hurricane Irma has strengthened into a Category 4 storm as it approaches the northeast Caribbean.

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Justice Department: No evidence Trump Tower was wiretapped

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The Justice Department said in a court filing Friday evening that it has no evidence to support President Donald Trump's assertion in March that his predecessor, Barack Obama, wiretapped the phones in Trump Tower before...

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Gas prices are still climbing, now up 24 cents since Harvey

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Gas prices have spiked yet again and are now up about 24 cents a gallon since Hurricane Harvey struck Texas.

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Student accidentally given $1 million in financial aid, spends thousands

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A university student in South Africa who discovered an erroneous deposit of $1 million in her financial aid account spent more than $60,000 of the fortune before authorities realized the mistake, school officials said. 

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Dinosaur-clad protesters gather on Capitol lawn

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Quiet, all of you! We’re approaching the Tyrannosaur paddock. Washington D.C. was overrun by dinosaurs Wednesday, when a group of protesters dressed as T-Rexes gathered to protest President Trump’s proposed budget cuts to national service programs such as AmeriCorps.

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White House: Trump will donate $1 million to Harvey relief

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The White House says President Donald Trump is pledging $1 million in personal funds to Harvey storm relief efforts. 

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Toys R Us joins bankruptcy list as Amazon exerts influence

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Toys R Us, pioneering big box toy retailer, says it has filed voluntarily for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. More>>

Trump retweets GIF of him hitting Clinton with golf ball

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President Donald Trump retweeted an edited video Sunday morning that showed him swinging a golf club and appearing to hit his former presidential campaign rival Hillary Clinton with a golf ball.

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The Latest: Trump on taxes, wants lower corporate tax rate Video included

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The White House says President Donald Trump's dinner with Republican and Democratic senators to talk taxes was "highly productive" and will "spur constructive discussion.". More>>

With LA bid sealed, US cities look at possible Winter Games

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Twice the fun: With LA bid sealed, US cities look at possible Winter Games. More>>

They opened their home to Irma evacuees and made a birthday wish come true

Cesar Sanchez and his family heeded Broward County's evacuation order for Hurricane Irma as soon as they could and left their home in Weston, Florida, on Thursday. More>>

FEMA chief: 'Millions' could be without power from Irma

Hurricane Irma hit Cuba as a Category 5 hurricane late Friday, with waves reaching as high as 23 feet according to officials. (CNN) Hurricane Irma hit Cuba as a Category 5 hurricane late Friday, with waves reaching as high as 23 feet according to officials. (CNN)
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As Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida's southern coast, the nation's emergency management chief is warning that 'millions' of residents could be without power, in some instances for weeks.

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