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Hurricane warning issued for Texas Gulf coast as Tropical Storm Harvey approachesHurricane warning issued for Texas Gulf coast as Tropical Storm Harvey approaches
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Rich Hill walks off the mound after Pittsburgh Pirates' Josh Harrison hit a solo home run to win the game and break up Hill's no-hit effort in the tenth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Pittsburgh. The Pirates won 1-0 in ten innings.(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
10 Things to Know for TodayAmong 10 Things to Know: Within 24 hours, a pair of wildly different Trump speeches; Charlottesville to host 'community recovery' town hall; Winning ticket for $758.7 million Powerball jackpot drawn in Massachusetts
The Associated Press46 minutes ago
FILE - In this May 3, 1982 file photo, President Ronald Reagan and first lady Nancy Reagan pose with the Butler family on their front porch at their home in College Park, Md. home of the family, which has been victimized by racial harassment. Father William Aitcheson, a Virginia priest is taking a leave of absence after disclosing he once was a member of the Ku Klux Klan. Aitcheson, then-a 22-year-old member of the Ku Klux Klan, was convicted of a criminal misdemeanor in the case and sentenced to 90 days in jail. From left are, grandmother Dorothea Tolson, the president, Mrs. Reagan, Phillip and Barbara Butler with daughter Natasha.  (AP Photo/Barry Thumma, File)
Cross-burning victims wonder why priest is confessing nowA black family who was victimized by a former Klansman turned Catholic priest wonder why he's decided to confess now
The Associated Press1 hour ago
This undated photo provided by the Florida Department of Corrections shows Mark Asay. If his final appeals are denied, Asay is to die by lethal injection after 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. Asay was convicted by a jury of two racially motivated, premeditated murders in Jacksonville in 1987.  (Florida Department of Corrections via AP)
Florida to execute man convicted in race-motivated murderFlorida is scheduled to conduct its first execution in more than 18 months, and plans to do so with help of a drug that has never been used previously in any U.S. execution
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A customer shows her purchased Powerball tickets for Wednesday's drawing, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, in Hialeah, Fla. The winner could take the $700 million annuity option (paid out over 29 years) or the $443.3 million cash prize, minus state and federal taxes. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
The Latest: Official: Largest jackpot won by single ticketPowerball Product Group Chair Charlie McIntyre says the $758.7 million jackpot claimed by a ticket sold in Massachusetts is the largest grand prize won by a single lottery ticket in U.S. history.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Residents and visitors look over the covered Ce statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Emancipation park in Charlottesville, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. The move to cover the statues is intended to symbolize the city's mourning for Heather Heyer, killed while protesting a white nationalist rally earlier this month.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Charlottesville, DOJ to host 'community recovery' town hallCharlottesville residents are getting a chance to talk with city officials about a white nationalist rally earlier this month that devolved into deadly violence
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Chris Mathew fills his vehicle and five gas cans at Costco in preparation for tropical weather on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Pearland, Texas. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the tropical depression was expected to intensify over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico before reaching the Texas coast Friday. (Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Harvey regains tropical storm strength in Gulf of MexicoHarvey has regained tropical storm strength as it drifts in the Gulf of Mexico toward Texas and forecasters say it could become a hurricane
The Associated Press15 minutes ago
City workers drape a tarp over the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Emancipation park in Charlottesville, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. The move to cover the statues is intended to symbolize the city's mourning for Heather Heyer, killed while protesting a white nationalist rally earlier this month.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
The Latest: Police say white nationalist turns himself inPolice report white nationalist who says he pepper-sprayed a demonstrator in self-defense at rally in Virginia has turned himself in
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Harvey regains tropical storm strength in the Gulf of Mexico, could become a hurricaneHarvey regains tropical storm strength in the Gulf of Mexico, could become a hurricane
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Atul Amin, left, sells a customer a Powerball ticket at his news stand in Philadelphia, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Lucky numbers for $758.7M Powerball jackpot drawnLottery players across the U.S. scooped up $2 Powerball tickets in hopes of beating the odds and winning a massive $758.7 million jackpot in Wednesday night's drawing.
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Powerball officials say single winning ticket sold in Massachusetts, claims $758.7 million jackpotPowerball officials say single winning ticket sold in Massachusetts, claims $758.7 million jackpot
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this April 27, 2012, file photo, Don Nichols appears before the Montana Parole Board at the state prison in Deer Lodge, Mont. Self-described "mountain man" Nichols was released on parole Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, after serving 32 years for kidnapping a world-class athlete out on a training run in 1984 and killing her would-be rescuer. Nichols, who must report to a parole office in Great Falls, Mont., was granted parole in April. Nichols, 86, was sentenced to 85 years in prison for kidnapping biathlete Kari Swenson in the mountains near Big Sky and killing Alan Goldstein, a friend helping to search for Swenson when she failed to return home from her run. (Nick Wolcott/Bozeman Daily Chronicle via AP, File)
Self-described 'mountain man' in 1984 killing is releasedSelf-described "mountain man" Don Nichols has been released on parole after serving 32 years for kidnapping a world class athlete on a training run in the mountains of southwestern Montana in July 1984 and killing her would-be rescuer
The Associated Press5 hours ago
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