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usa Amped-up heroin blamed in 75+ overdoses in 2 states

A string of overdoses since the weekend in Ohio, Indiana have authorities on high alert.

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usa Canadian city pays thousands to ship wayward American rafters back home

It was a bit costly for Canadians to help the 1,500 Americans who drifted across the St. Clair River last weekend, but officials don't plan on billing their U.S. neighbors.

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usa Communities worldwide increasingly recognize value of Burning Man art

Communities worldwide increasingly recognize the value of Burning Man art as it evolves.

33 minutes ago // CBS

usa Tornadoes touch down in central Indiana

Tornadoes touched down Wednesday in central Indiana and authorities there are just beginning to assess the damage. The twisters struck in and around Kokomo, which is about 50 miles north of Indianapolis. Vinita Nair has the latest.

33 minutes ago // CBS

usa Muslims erect anti-ISIS billboard in Chicago

A group of Muslim-Americans have sponsored a blunt billboard in Chicago denouncing ISIS. Now other cities are asking for the same. Dean Reynolds reports.

33 minutes ago // CBS

usa Big Brother in Baltimore? Aerial surveillance raises questions

Technology made by Persistent Surveillance Systems is meant to help fight crime -- but some think footage taken without the public's knowledge amounts to spying

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usa State Police: No Serious Injuries After Indiana Tornadoes

Multiple tornadoes touched down in central Indiana, but no one was seriously hurt

43 minutes ago // New York Times

usa British Brexit Leader Stumps for Donald Trump in Mississippi

Nigel Farage delivered a rousing speech in support of Mr. Trump, keeping in line with the candidates populist message and offering supporters a vision of winning.

48 minutes ago // CBS

usa Race a factor in prosecutions of hot car deaths?

So far this year, at least 27 children have died after being left in hot cars. About half the time, parents or guardians face criminal charges, but two cases in Mississippi are showing that race may play a role in who actually gets prosecuted. Mark Strassmann has more.

48 minutes ago // CBS

usa Turkey troops attempt to cleanse border of ISIS

Turkey sent troops into Syria Wednesday, hoping to rid the border of ISIS militants and halt the expansion of Kurdish rebels. The offensive began the same day Vice President Joe Biden arrived in the country to improve U.S.-Turkish relations. Holly Williams has more.

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usa Washington Monument closed until mid-September

The National Park Service closed down the monument this month after a various problems plagued its elevator.

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usa Clinton on money raising marathon for fall campaign

Instead of spending the end of the August touring battleground states, Hillary Clinton is on a fundraising marathon to pay for her fall fight against Donald Trump. Her absence has kept her from turning the page on controversies involving her emails and the Clinton Foundation. Julianna Goldman has more.

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usa Trump fights uphill battle for minority votes

With 76 days left until the presidential election, Donald Trump took his campaign to Florida, where he is pitching his message to black and Hispanic voters. Major Garrett has the latest.

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usa American University attacked in Afghanistan

At least four people are dead and dozens more are wounded after militants attacked the American University of Afghanistan. The university has more than 1,000 students enrolled. Charlie D'Agata has more.

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usa Tornadoes slam central Indiana, demolishing homes

INDIANAPOLIS Reuters - Several tornadoes plowed through central Indiana on Wednesday, demolishing numerous homes and a Starbucks cafe in the town of Kokomo and cutting off power to thousands of Indianapolis-area residents, but no serious injuries were reported.

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usa Is race a factor in prosecuting hot car deaths?

Two recent cases in Mississippi serve as evidence of bias in determining criminal charges, critics say

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usa Republican to Unveil Sales Tax Plan for Purchases Across State Lines

A top House Republican will release a new proposal that attempts to resolve the long-running dispute among retailers, state governments and online retailers over how to tax purchases made across state lines.

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usa Trump Adds to Confusion on Immigrants

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump proposed contradictory immigration policies, saying in a broadcast interview that it would be a very, very hard thing to deport illegal immigrants who have been in the country for decades.

1 hour ago // USA Today

usa Trump calls Clinton a 'bigot' in appeal to African-American voters

Donald Trump vows to continue to take a hard line on illegal immigration.

1 hour ago // Reuters

usa Colorado sheriff accused of sexually assaulting female prisoner

DENVER Reuters - An elected sheriff from a rural county in Colorado has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a developmentally disabled woman at his home before transporting her to jail, court documents showed on Wednesday.

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usa Trump Welcomes Brexit Campaigner at Miss. Rally

The former leader of the UK Independence party appeared on stage with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Jackson, Mississippi, on Wednesday. Aug. 24

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usa Judge dismisses Bay Area cities' suit against Monsanto for polluting bay with PCBs

A judge has tossed a lawsuit filed against Monsanto Co. by the cities of San Jose, Oakland and Berkeley. The suit claimed that the St. Louis-based business is just as responsible as the cities for cleaning up harmful polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, in San Francisco Bay.

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usa Woman falls to her death from zip line in Delaware, officials say

A 58-year-old woman was taken to hospital with critical injuries and ultimately died as a result of them, officials said

1 hour ago // New York Times

usa Syria Used Chlorine in Bombs Against Civilians, Report Says

A United Nations investigation says that Syrian military helicopters had used the chemical on at least two occasions, and that ISIS had deployed sulfur mustard, which is poisonous.

1 hour ago // MSNBC

usa Man Thanks FBI for Stopping Him From Joining ISIS

'If I did go, I would be dead by now,' Muhammad Oda Dakhlalla, 23, said in federal court.

1 hour ago // USA Today

usa Scots blast 'Outlander' cookbook for its American recipes

New cookbook based on "Outlander" leaves bitter taste in mouths of Scottish readers.

2 hours ago // Reuters

usa Tornadoes slam central Indiana, demolishing homes

INDIANAPOLIS Reuters - Tornadoes plowed through central Indiana on Wednesday, demolishing numerous homes and a Starbucks cafe in the town of Kokomo and cutting power to thousands of Indianapolis-area residents, but no serious injuries were reported.

2 hours ago // USA Today

usa Autopsy: Single punch did not kill Iowa man

An autopsy found that Ryan Thompson had large amounts of methamphetamine in his system when he died from a hemorrhagic stroke, according to Gregory Schmunk, the medical examiner.

2 hours ago // New York Times

usa A Conflicted Donald Trump Tries a New Tactic: Sticking to the Script

After months of flailing attempts, Donald J. Trump has begun to recast his message in more structured terms and wrestle with his temptation to go off script.

2 hours ago // Wall Street Journal

usa Mylan Faces Scrutiny Over EpiPen Price Increases

Mylan became the latest pharmaceutical company to face outrage about higher drug costs after the companys substantial price increases for the EpiPen emergency allergy treatment.

2 hours ago // USA Today

usa Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes to Fight Zika

Now FDA-approved, the process of genetically engineered mosquitoes mating with wild mosquitoes in order to produce sterile offspring is being considered by mosquito officials in the Florida keys. Aug. 23

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usa 'Absolute Devastation': Indiana Town Hit Again by Twister

No serious injuries or deaths were reported, but numerous homes and other structures in Kokomo were damaged, state police said.

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usa Gaston Changes Little in Strength in Atlantic

Tropical Storm Gaston is changing little in strength as it moves in the Atlantic

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usa ATF Agents Join Local Probe Into Chicago Fire That Killed 4

Federal agents have joined Chicago police and fire investigators in trying to determine the cause of a suspicious fire that killed four, including three children

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usa Colorado Sheriff Accused of Sexually Assaulting Inmate

Documents say a sheriff in rural Colorado was arrested after being accused of taking a developmentally delayed inmate to his home, sexually assaulting her and threatening to put her in prison for the rest of her life if she told anyone

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usa Celebrities join Native American pipeline protest in Washington, DC

WASHINGTON Reuters - Actors Susan Sarandon, Riley Keough and Shailene Woodley joined members of North Dakota's Standing Rock Sioux Tribe outside a courthouse in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday to protest against construction of a pipeline they say would pollute water and desecrate sacred land.