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Indiana tormado damage

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Kokomo tornado spawns damage

Three tornadoes touched down Wednesday afternoon in Indiana, one causing damage in Kokomo, according to the National Weather Service.

Pescara del Tronto, earthquake

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Italy earthquake: Death toll rises to at least 120

In the Italian village of Saletta, a tiny settlement of about 20 people, residents used their bare hands to ferret through the rubble of a two-story home in a desperate search for neighbors.

They called out names as they dug through the remains of a ...

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Iranian vessels intercept US destroyer

A US Navy official told CNN four Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps vessels conducted a "high-speed intercept" of the USS Nitze in waters near the Strait of Hormuz Tuesday, deeming the incident "unsafe and unprofessional."

North Carolina voter ID law

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Clock ticking on challenges to voting rights cases in key states

Battles over voting rights are heating up in states that could play a critical role in the November election.

Donald Trump, Aug. 23, 2016

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Trump: Clinton set up email server with 'premedication'

Donald Trump intended to say Wednesday that Hillary Clinton's use of an email server during her tenure at the State Department was an act of "premeditation."

Bishop Desmond Tutu

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Desmond Tutu hospitalized for infection

Archbishop Desmond Tutu admitted himself to a Cape Town hospital on Wednesday "for treatment to a recurring infection," according to a statement from his family.

The 84-year-old archbishop will remain in the hospital for one or two weeks, according t...


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Chipotle under fire for illegal workplace policies

Federal regulators have taken a red pen to Chipotle's employee handbook, saying several policies violated labor laws.

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National park record-setters

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The National Park Service, which turns 100 this year, protects 412 national park sites throughout the country. These are 10 of the parks' record-setting wonders.

Deadly quake shatters central Italy

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A powerful 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck Italy about 100 miles northeast of Rome early Wednesday morning. The damage was significant and the death toll is climbing.

On this day: August 24

White House burning during War of 1812

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The White House burns, potato chips are invented, John Lennon's assassin goes to prison, and Pete Rose agrees to a ban from baseball, all on this day.

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