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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. U.S. HAS NO GOOD OPTION TO PROTECT SECOND JOURNALIST HOSTAGEAfter the Islamic State beheaded reporter James Foley, the White House m ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jennifer Aniston, Jon Hamm, Halle Berry, Reese Witherspoon and Kiefer Sutherland want to connect with you about cancer.They are among the stars slated to appear on "Stand Up to Cancer," the hour-long telethon set to air Sept. ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — There's something stunning happening on Michael Vick's head.You can't see them from far away, but up close, tiny gray hairs are starting to emerge — color-sapped reminders that the New York Jets quarterback is no longer the speed ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley — and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S. officials say. ...more

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A forensic accountant hired as a defense witness will be back on the stand when the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, resumes in federal court in Richmond.The accountant testified ...more

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HARVEY, Ill. (AP) — Negotiators have worked late into the night trying to persuade two men barricaded in a home in a Chicago suburb to end their standoff with police and release the last of six children and two adults they took hostage.Harvey po ...more

AP News - 5 hours ago

OAKHURST, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire that gave a scare to a community near Yosemite National Park after whose early surges has been tamed by firefighters, and some of the more than 1,000 people who evacuated their homes have returned."We're not se ...more

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ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Journalist James Foley had worked in a number of conflict zones in the Middle East, but the danger didn't stop him from doing the job he loved.Captured and held for six weeks while covering the uprising in Libya, he knew t ...more

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PHOENIX (AP) — Workers at a farm saw hundreds of cactuses sweep away in a flood. Drivers on Arizona's main north-south freeway watched in shock as muddy waters submerged the road. Rescuers across the state rushed to save people trapped in cars and home ...more

AP News - 6 hours ago

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The retailer Macy's has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Manhattan's Herald Square.Under the agreement signed Tuesday with New York's attorney general, the company will ...more