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at 18:21 on August 28, 2016, EDT.
Tropical depression could bring heavy rain to North Carolina
MIAMI — Forecasters say a tropical depression has formed in the Atlantic west of Bermuda, bringing the possibility of heavy rain to the coast of North Carolina early this week.
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at 18:02 on August 28, 2016, EDT.
2 Chicago men charged in shooting of NBA star Wade's cousin
CHICAGO — Two brothers who were on parole for prior criminal activity have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of the cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade, Chicago police announced Sunday.
at 17:46 on August 28, 2016, EDT.
Women bare breasts for gender equality on GoTopless Day
HAMPTON, N.H. — Women around the country are taking off their tops on GoTopless Day, a day that promotes gender equality and women's rights to bare their breasts in public.
at 16:51 on August 28, 2016, EDT.
Italy probes whether negligence played role in quake toll
AMATRICE, Italy — Italian authorities are vowing to investigate whether negligence or fraud in adhering to building codes played a role in the high death toll in last week's earthquake in Italy.
at 16:24 on August 28, 2016, EDT.
Trump stand-ins struggle to speak for and defend nominee
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump isn't making it easy for top supporters and advisers, from his running mate on down, to defend him or explain some campaign positions.
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at 14:31 on August 28, 2016, EDT.
Plane, 2 men still missing after crash in New Orleans lake
NEW ORLEANS — Authorities say dive teams are still looking for the wreckage of a small plane that crashed in a mud-bottomed New Orleans lake 24 miles wide and 40 miles long.
at 14:07 on August 28, 2016, EDT.
Mother of slain journalist fights for press safety, freedom
ROCHESTER, N.H. — The mother of a photojournalist killed by the Islamic State is fighting for press freedoms and services for families of hostages two years after her son's death.
at 13:53 on August 28, 2016, EDT.
London-Channel highway reopens day after bridge collapse
LONDON — A highway linking London with key cross-Channel routes has reopened after safety officials removed rubble from a collapsed bridge and ensured that the rest of the structure wouldn't fall down as well.
at 13:44 on August 28, 2016, EDT.
Police sergeant who filmed himself taking pot is released
GRANTS, N.M. — A New Mexico police sergeant accused of unwittingly recording himself on a lapel camera taking marijuana from his office and giving it to his girlfriend has been released from jail.
at 13:39 on August 28, 2016, EDT.
Ohio city's new $868K firetruck doesn't fit in station
LEBANON, Ohio — Officials in a southwest Ohio city say a new firetruck the city bought for almost $868,000 doesn't fit in the station houses.
at 13:27 on August 28, 2016, EDT.
A look at Penn State scandal legal fallout after 5 years
HARRISBURG, Pa. — It's been nearly five years since retired Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky was arrested on child molestation charges, and earlier this month he testified as he seeks to have his 45-count criminal conviction overturned. The scandal has produced new state laws regarding child abuse, millions in civil settlements to his victims and significant changes to Penn State's policies and procedures.
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