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2 tropical storms, Paulette and Rene, form in the Atlantic

MIAMI — Tropical Storm Rene was menacing the Cabo Verde islands on Tuesday after forming off the coast of West Africa. The Atlantic’s earliest known 17th named storm, Rene breaks the previous record of Rita, which formed Sept. 18, 2005.
Campaign to succeed PM Abe as party leader begins in Japan

Campaign to succeed PM Abe as party leader begins in Japan

TOKYO — The official campaigning to head Japan's ruling party began Tuesday, with outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's longtime right-hand man now seen as a front-runner to succeed him and complete his unfinished business, including coronavirus and e
As California burns, the winds arrive and the lights go out

As California burns, the winds arrive and the lights go out

SHAVER LAKE, Calif.
Trump supporters rally near Portland and at Oregon Capitol

Trump supporters rally near Portland and at Oregon Capitol

SALEM, Ore.
Black woman to lead police force reeling from Breonna Taylor

Black woman to lead police force reeling from Breonna Taylor

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — For the first time, a Black woman will lead Kentucky’s Louisville Metro Police Department, which has been been heavily criticized since officers fatally shot Breonna Taylor in March.

Trump open to inquiry into DeJoy and campaign contributions

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he's open to an investigation of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy following published reports that former employees of DeJoy, a major donor to Trump and other Republicans, said they felt pressured to make campai

Independent qualifies to challenge DA in Ahmaud Arbery case

BRUNSWICK, Ga. — A Georgia prosecutor who has faced criticism over her handling of the investigation into the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery will face electoral opposition in November.

Authorities: Gunmen sought after deputy shot; vest saved him

DALTON, Ga. — Authorities searched Monday for two Texas fugitives accused in the shooting of a deputy in Dalton, Georgia.
COVID-19 vaccine latest flashpoint in White House campaign

COVID-19 vaccine latest flashpoint in White House campaign

WASHINGTON — The prospect of a vaccine to shield Americans from coronavirus infection emerged Monday as a point of contention in the White House race as President Donald Trump accused Democrats of “disparaging” for political gain a vaccine he repeate
Trump, Biden spar over economy, workers in Labor Day blitz

Trump, Biden spar over economy, workers in Labor Day blitz

HARRISBURG, Pa.