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Puerto Rico Under Tropical Storm Warning As Erika Gains Steam

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The National Hurricane Center has put Puerto Rico, and some surrounding islands in the Caribbean, under a tropical storm warning as Tropical Storm Erika gains strength in the Atlantic.

The warning means that residents of the island should expect tropical storm winds and heavy rain in the next 36 hours.

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Univision's Jorge Ramos: Journalists Must 'Denounce' Trump's 'Dangerous Words'

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Jorge Ramos, one of the most influential journalists in the United States, says he had never been thrown out of a press conference before last night, when GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump ejected him.

"This is the first time," the news anchor told his network. "It's never happened ...

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Stephen Hawking: Black Holes 'Are Not The Eternal Prisons' We Once Thought

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Stephen Hawking, who once stunned the scientific community by saying that black holes emit radiation, expounded on another groundbreaking theory on Tuesday.

"The message of this lecture is that black holes ain't as black as they are painted. They are not the eternal prisons they were once thought," Hawking told ...

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VIDEO: 12-Year-Old Boy Trips, Rips Hole In $1.5 Million Painting

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

If you've ever been to a museum with a child, this video probably represents your worst nightmare:

It shows a 12-year-old boy in Taiwan trip and stumble onto a 350-year-old Paolo Porpora oil on canvas painting called Flowers. The boy ripped a fist-sized hole in the painting, which is valued ...

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After Days Of Talks, Tense Standoff, North And South Korea Reach Detente

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

After three days of talks and a standoff that escalated into an exchange of artillery fire, North and South Korea have come to a detente.

South Korea has agreed to stop blaring propaganda from speakers across the border and the North has agreed to lift its semi-war status.

Reporting from ...

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Chinese Markets Stumble Again, But World Markets Stabilized

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Despite another bloody day on the Chinese markets, stocks around the world stabilized on Tuesday.

The Shanghai Composite continued its slide, ending the day 7.6 percent lower and below 3,000 for the first time since December. The plunge is the biggest since 1996. The European markets, however, seemed to shrug ...

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Topless In New York: The Court Case That Makes Going Top Free Legal

Monday, August 24, 2015

Women who walk around Times Square in New York City wearing nothing but paint over their breasts have been at the center of controversy the past few weeks.

Mayor Bill de Blasio wants the women — known as "desnudas" or the naked ones — to go. He even threatened to ...

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Dow Index Closes Below 16,000 After Plunging Nearly 3.6 Percent

Monday, August 24, 2015

Led by an 8.5 percent drop in China's Shanghai composite index, U.S. and global stock markets took a dive Monday. Shortly after opening, the Dow Jones index fell by more than 1,000 points, or 5 percent. The Dow then zigzagged to close at 15,871, losing about 3.6 percent of its ...

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3 Americans Who Thwarted Train Attack Receive France's Legion Of Honor

Monday, August 24, 2015

Three young Americans, who are credited with thwarting a terrorist attack on a French train, were given France's highest honor Monday morning.

NPR's Eleanor Beardsley tells our Newscast unit that French President Francois Hollande welcomed Anthony Sadler, Spencer Stone and Alek Skarlatos to Elysee Palace in Paris and made them ...

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Yes, The U.S. Is On A Historic Lucky Streak In Dodging Major Hurricanes

Friday, August 21, 2015

Friday afternoon, Danny became the first major hurricane of the 2015 Atlantic season, after it was upgraded to a Category 3 storm. It's still very far out in the Atlantic, and so far there's no sign it'll pose a threat to the United States.

That leads to a question: ...

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As Tensions Rise, North Korea Puts Frontline Troops On 'Semi-War State'

Friday, August 21, 2015

The saber rattling in the Korean Peninsula escalated Friday as the North threatened military action if South Korea does not stop blaring propaganda from speakers across the border by Saturday.

Reporting from Seoul, Haeryun Kang tells our Newscast unit that Pyongyang has put its frontline troops on a "semi-war state"

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Former President Carter Says He Will 'Cut Back Dramatically' On Public Schedule

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Former President Jimmy Carter said he and his wife, Rosalynn, are going to "cut back dramatically" on their public schedule as he begins radiation therapy later today.

During a press conference in Atlanta, Carter said doctors found melanoma that had spread to his liver and his brain. Ninety-eight percent of ...

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North And South Korea Trade Artillery Fire; No One Is Hurt

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Updated at 10:40 a.m. ET

South Korea and North Korea traded artillery and rocket fire on Thursday.

No one was hurt, but it was the first time tensions had escalated into an armed clash between the neighbors in five years, the New York Times reports.

Reporting for NPR from ...

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Police Use Tear Gas, Arrest 9 During Protests In St. Louis

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Police used tear gas and arrested nine people during protests in St. Louis on Wednesday.

Demonstrators gathered after police shot and killed an 18-year-old they say pointed a gun at them. Police said protesters threw bottles and bricks at them, so they deployed armored vehicles and teams of officers in ...

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Ex-Subway Pitchman Jared Fogle To Plead Guilty To Paying For Sex With Minors

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Jared Fogle, the former Subway pitchman, is expected to admit that he paid for sex with two minors and participated in a scheme that secretly recorded 12 other children engaging in sexual acts.

As part of a deal cut with prosecutors, Fogle is expected to plead guilty to two federal ...

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Hackers Appear To Post Customer Data Of Affair-Enabling Website

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

A group of hackers, who calls itself the Impact Team, purportedly released a huge trove of data that appears to contain the account details of more than 30 million users of a website that helps married people cheat on their spouses.

As we reported, the hackers issued a warning ...

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Chelsea Manning Found Guilty Of Violating Prison Rules

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Chelsea Manning, the Army private convicted in the biggest leak of classified information in American history, has been found guilty of violating the rules at the Army's Fort Leavenworth prison in Kansas.

According to The Associated Press, Manning had been accused of holding prohibited books and magazines, misuse of ...

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3 Things You Should Know About Birthright Citizenship

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Every few years, the common law concept of jus soli -- or birthright citizenship — comes back into the news.

This time, it was thrust onto the stage by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who just unveiled an immigration plan. One of his proposals is to stop automatically giving ...

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Indonesian Officials Find No Survivors In Wreckage Of Downed Plane

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Indonesian rescue crews have found the wreckage of a Trigana Air Service twin-turboprop that was carrying 54 passengers and crew when it crashed in Papua province over the weekend.

The crews found no survivors, but they did recover the plane's black boxes, which could provide a clue as to why ...

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A Second Explosion Hits Bangkok, As Police Track Down Suspect In First Blast

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

As police searched for a man they believe is responsible for a blast that killed at least 20 people and injured 140 others on Monday, a second explosion hit Bangkok on Tuesday.

The second explosion was not deadly. According to the Bangkok Post, someone threw a pipe bomb off ...

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