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Body found during search for missing Iowa jogger

Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office(NEW YORK) — A body was found Tuesday in rural Iowa during the search for missing jogger Mollie Tibbetts, state officials said. Authorities were “working to confirm the identity,” the state officials said. Tibbetts, a 20-year-old rising sophomore at the University of Iowa, vanished the evening of July 18 while jogging in…read more »

Hurricane Lane, a Category 4 storm, threatening Hawaii

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Hurricane Lane is a powerful Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds of 150 mph, and gusts to 185 mph, as of Tuesday morning. The forecast takes the hurricane toward the islands of Hawaii, possibly coming close to Honolulu by Friday. Hurricane conditions are possible in Hawaii later this week. Flash…read more »

Protesters knock down Confederate statue on UNC campus

Sara D. Davis/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Demonstrators knocked down a controversial Confederate statue at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Monday, capping off a night that began as a peaceful protest, school officials said. The university said a group of protesters toppled the “Silent Sam” Confederate monument on campus at around 9…read more »