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Capabilities the US has if North Korea targets…

THAAD missile defense system is designed to buy time for a military response to an attack, but would be overwhelmed by hundreds of North Korean missiles; Jennifer Griffin reports on 'Special Report'

Trump teases nuke deal decision as Rouhani hits…

Iran's president insisted his country is living up to its side of the agreement and criticized Trump as a neophyte on foreign policy; John Roberts has the roundup on 'Special Report'

Defense: Man accused of terror plot an 'idiot…

A prosecutor and a defense attorney have painted different pictures of a Massachusetts man accused of participating in a plot to behead a conservative blogger who angered Muslims when she organized a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas

Protest planned in St. Louis suburb over police…

Protesters to take to St. Louis-area streets again to demonstrate against judge's acquittal in fatal 2011 police shooting

APNewsBreak: 'Why me?' Survivor recounts flash…

The man who survived an Arizona flash flood that killed 10 of his family members says he believes it was luck that allowed him to save his 1-year-old daughter from the onslaught

Prospects for air traffic control privatization…

Prospects for congressional approval of a plan to remove air traffic control operations from the government and put industry in charge appear slim

Memo: Consider civil rights home for national monument

The U.S. interior secretary says Mississippi civil rights sites, including the home of slain leader Medgar Evers, should be considered for national monument designation

Comedian Jimmy Kimmel Calls Out Senator as Health…

Kimmel accused Sen. Bill Cassidy Tuesday night of lying “right to my face” for his co-sponsored healthcare bill that, he said, would not pass the "Jimmy Kimmel test" — a term coined by Cassidy when he was on the show in May about whether the law would make sure no child is denied health care because a family could not afford it.

Perlan 2 Glider breaks world altitude record for…

The Airbus Perlan 2 Glider is reaching for the stars and earlier in September broke a longstanding high-altitude record for engineless flight. The Airbus Perlan Mission II is an initiative to fly a glider to the edge of space, with a goal of reaching 90,000 feet.

'This has become a symbol of loss'

The BBC's Aleem Maqbool reports from the school in Mexico City where at least 20 children have died.

The New York Times - Hurricane Maria Makes…

From The New York Times: Hurricane Maria reached Puerto Rico as a powerful Category 4 storm early Wednesday. Hours before, it had crossed the United States Virgin Islands as a Category 5 storm, and tore roofs off houses on the Caribbean island of Dominica.By: By CHRIS CIRILLO, NATALIA V. OSIPOVA, SARAH STEIN KERR and BARBARA MARCOLINI. Watch the original video on Times Video: https://nyti.ms/2jFOBZs

President Trump Says He Expected a Health Care…

President Donald Trump says that he expected a health care bill to be waiting on his desk upon arriving to the White House for the first time in office.

Former Homeland secy.: It was a balanced speech

Fmr. Homeland Security Secy. Michael Chertoff discusses the president's UN speech, North Korea and Hurricane Maria and FEMA response.

AP: Trump received a crash course before UNGA

Ahead of the speech, the Associated Press is reporting that the President's top cabinet members felt like they had to give the President a crash course on "American Power 101.”

Confederate Monuments Become Flashpoint At…

Ed Gillespie and Ralph Northam squared off over how to handle confederate monuments during the Virginia Governor’s Debate, moderated by Chuck Todd with NBC Washington.

Flying Motorcycles May Hit The Skies By Next Year

CEO of Kitty Hawk says we could see flying motorcycles as early as next year. TC Newman (@PurpleTCNewman) has the details!

NCIS investigating corpsmen who called babies 'mini Satans'

The Naval Criminal Investigative Service is now investigating two female Navy hospital corpsmen in Florida who posted Snapchat photos giving the middle finger to another baby with a caption that said, "How I currently feel about these mini Satans."

Florida suspends license of nursing home over Irma deaths

Florida officials have suspended the license of a nursing home that had nine patients die after Hurricane Irma knocked out its air conditioning

Fed keeps U.S. rates steady

The U.S. Federal Reserve kept intereste rates unchanged and signaled that it will start reducing its $4.2 billion balance sheet in October. Roselle Chen reports.

Tech Q&A: Fixing a PC that shuts off by itself

Court asked to dismiss cases tied to former drug…

A petition submitted to Massachusetts' highest court seeks the dismissal of every case connected to a convicted former state chemist who authorities say was high almost every day she went to work at a state drug lab

Hiring Discrimination For Black People Is As Bad…

A new meta-analysis took an inventory of hiring discrimination studies going back 28 years to find, statistically speaking, not much has changed.

Review: Apple Watch goes solo, but don't dump…

Review: The Apple Watch goes solo, but don't ditch your phone just yet