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  1. Pence to roll out anti-drug initiative, discuss crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    Gov. Mike Pence will announce a new plan Tuesday to fight what his office calls the growing drug problem in Indiana. Pence will be speaking at Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital around 9:30 a.m. where he'll unveil his plan.


  2. Heat wave to last for a few more daysRead the original story

    7 min ago | Connecticut Post

    The National Weather Service says it won't be until Friday when we see some relief from the hot and humid daytime summer weathert. In fact, Wednesday and Thursday are expected to be the warmest of the week with highs in the low 90s.


  3. When is the first day of fall? September 1, for someRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Alabama Live

    Meteorological fall begins Sept. 1 -- although it will be a while before the trees are in full fall colors in Alabama.


  4. Fight To Save The Sage Grouse Finds Friends In All Corners Of The WestRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | News 88.9 KNPR

    The greater sage grouse is a peculiar and distinctly Western bird. It's about the size of a chicken and about as adaptable as the dodo bird, which is to say it's not very adaptable at all - at least not in a human-driven time scale.


  5. Africa's Cape Verde islands escape major hurricane damageRead the original story

    15 min ago | KRON 4

    Authorities in Cape Verde say the first hurricane to pass over the West African islands caused flooding, uprooted trees and tore off some roofs but caused no major damage or injuries. Arlindo Lima, head of the country's Civil Protection Service, told Portuguese radio RDP-Africa on Tuesday that Hurricane Fred lashed the former Portuguese colony with high winds, knocking out power in some areas of the 10-island archipelago, while heavy rain forced the closure of some roads.


  6. Conditions could spell a record season for stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    With strong El Nino conditions helping to lob a succession of hurricanes in our direction, the central Pacific may well be on its way to a record-setting year. When Hurricane Jimena enters central Pacific waters Tuesday as expected, it will be the region's ninth named storm of the season.


  7. 7 things to know about Staten Island's new 'Strain' CouncilwomanRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago |

    TV depictions of Staten Island women typically come in two varieties: Small-minded xenophobes on "Big Brother" or bigger-than-life "Mob Wives." Leave it to a fictional show to get closer to reality: "The Strain" - FX's cult hit about an infectious epidemic overtaking NYC - recently welcomed actress Samantha Mathis as outspoken S.I. councilwoman Justine Faraldo.


  8. ToothlessPART II: When the Lapdogs Got TeethRead the original story

    31 min ago | American Reporter

    Japan sits on three interacting plates of the earth's crust. They interact, grind and cause quakes.


  9. Hurricane season gets cranking todayRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    With Tropical Storm Erika fizzled out, and Hurricane Fred expected to fizzle down to a tropical storm out in the Atlantic Ocean, now is a good time to look forward to what is traditionally the busiest part of hurricane season. Hurricane season gets cranking today With Tropical Storm Erika fizzled out, and Hurricane Fred expected to fizzle down to a tropical storm out in the Atlantic Ocean, now is a good time to look forward to what is traditionally the busiest part of hurricane season.


  10. New Heatwave to blast CyprusRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    Cyprus is heading for yet another sizzling heat wave next week, with temperatures expected to rise to 40A C as of Sunday. Though not as extreme as the blazing temperatures recorded early August, when the island melted under the heatwave affecting the entire Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean, this will not be light.


  11. MomentumA Drawn-Out DeathRead the original story

    33 min ago | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- And yet again we are waking up to news of another disaster, this time a 6.3 magnitude earthquake in Italy, 60 miles east of Rome with 237 confirmed dead and 17,000 homeless as the rescue iof anyone living or dead in the rubble continues.


  12. Firms promote practical items in times of disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | The Japan Times

    With the chances of a destructive earthquake hitting the Kanto region in the next 30 years estimated to be 70 percent, disaster preparedness seems to be on the minds of many people. As they seek safety, and minimum necessities in times of trouble, a number of companies have developed unique products in an attempt to meet their needs.


  13. Sleep loss increases chance of catching a coldRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | Medical News

    A new study led by a UC San Francisco sleep researcher supports what parents have been saying for centuries: to avoid getting sick, be sure to get enough sleep. The team, which included researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, found that people who sleep six hours a night or less are four times more likely to catch a cold when exposed to the virus, compared to those who spend more than seven hours a night in slumber land.


  14. The Latest: Small boy lost in Budapest train station chaosRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | The Washington Post

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - The latest developments as tens of thousands of migrants flood into countries across Europe. All times local : The small boy was lost, separated from his family in the chaos as police tried to clear out migrants from Budapest's main train station.


  15. Watch Hill firefighters extinguish 'suspicious' boat fireRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | The Day

    Watch Hill and Misquamicut firefighters battled a suspicious boat fire early Tuesday morning on Napatree Point. Watch Hill Fire Chief Robert Peacock said firefighters were called to the scene at around 2:10 a.m. after a Bluff Avenue resident reported a fully involved boat fire off the tip of Napatree.


  16. MomentumWHERE'S the Pieta?Read the original story

    51 min ago | American Reporter

    You saw it on the news. A region on the stormy shoulder of the Atlantic seaboard known as the Outer Banks was bracing desperately for a storm that was about to ram a nameless pile-driver into its quaint and pretty towns.


  17. September commences with a heat waveRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WPMT-TV York

    HEAT WAVE We're in for several 90A days for the start of September. Expect heat, plus plentiful humidity to bring some summery, stuffy days.


  18. Utility asks customers to save water amid heat waveRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Jersey Journal

    August is ending, but hot weather will stick around for the first few days of September, according to August was one of the driest summer months in northern New Jersey in the past 90 years, Tom Neilan, senior operations director for United Water New Jersey, said.


  19. Blotter: Police searching for hit-and-run suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Denton Record-Chronicle

    Denton police officers are searching for a hit-and-run suspect after a bicyclist was found lying in the road this weekend, according to a news release issued Monday. Officer Ryan Grelle, spokesman for Denton police, said the bicyclist was a 46-year-old man and his injuries were not life-threatening.


  20. 5 Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Greenwich Citizen

    The Florida Supreme Court is hearing arguments today in the case of a man who was awarded $3.3 million in damages after being mistaken for a bank robber when he tried to cash a $100 check. Federal court records in Florida show a woman used honey to help her swallow 54 pellets containing cocaine in a trick she learned from the Netflix television show "The Mule."