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Tropical Depression Imelda could dump 2 feet of rain on parts of Texas

Tropical Depression Imelda could dump 2 feet of rain on parts of Texas

East Texas was facing days of heavy rains and flash flooding Wednesday as Tropical Storm Imelda, downgraded to a tropical depression.        ... Continue Reading
Washington Monument back to elevating tourists over DC

Washington Monument back to elevating tourists over DC

Closed for 3-years to repair and update the elevator and adding a security facility, The Washington Monument opens for tourists on Sept. 19, 2019.        ... Continue Reading
So Apple actually wants to trademark the iPhone 11's 'slofie'

So Apple actually wants to trademark the iPhone 11's 'slofie'

Apple wants to trademark Slofie, a word associated with its iPhone 11 lineup.        ... Continue Reading
Suspect in Detroit serial killings charged in murders of 4 women

Suspect in Detroit serial killings charged in murders of 4 women

Social media rumors had been developing since mid-May that there was a serial killer in Detroit, but police repudiated them.        ... Continue Reading
Fed lowers rates again to stave off recession, leaves door open to another cut this year

Fed lowers rates again to stave off recession, leaves door open to another cut this year

The Fed lowered interest rates by a quarter point for the second time this summer to head off a potential recession. Another cut could be on the way.       ... Continue Reading
September political cartoons from the USA TODAY network

September political cartoons from the USA TODAY network

Political satire, humor and politics: September editorial cartoons from the USA TODAY network        ... Continue Reading
Trump says he will 'substantially increase' Iran sanctions over attack on Saudi Arabia oil facilities

Trump says he will 'substantially increase' Iran sanctions over attack on Saudi Arabia oil facilities

Trump's administration already slapped Iran with crippling sanctions aimed at driving the country’s oil exports to zero and choking Tehran’s economy.        ... Continue Reading
15 gifts you should buy to get ahead of your holiday shopping

15 gifts you should buy to get ahead of your holiday shopping

The gift giving season may be months away, but its never too early to start shopping.        ... Continue Reading
'I want you to take action': Greta Thunberg, teenage climate activist, testifies before Congress

'I want you to take action': Greta Thunberg, teenage climate activist, testifies before Congress

Greta Thunberg, the teenage climate change activist from Sweden who traveled to America on a boat to reduce emissions, has a simple message for Congress: Do something.        ... Continue Reading
Trump administration sideswipes California efforts to set strict auto emission standard

Trump administration sideswipes California efforts to set strict auto emission standard

President Trump decided to revoke a waiver used by California to establish auto emission standards that are more stringent than the federal standard.        ... Continue Reading

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