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Highlights of this day in history: Actress Marilyn Monroe dies; Cornerstone laid for the Statue of Liberty's pedestal; 'American Bandstand' debuts on network TV; Actors Richard Burton and Alec Guinness die.
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President Donald Trump offered his "deepest sympathies" to the people of Lebanon after more than 70 people were killed and more than 3,000 were injured in the huge explosion that rocked Beirut.
In an abrupt reversal, President Donald Trump now is encouraging voters in the critical swing state of Florida to vote by mail after months of criticizing the practice.
Lupe recruited longtime friend and current artistic director of Louis Vuitton's men's wear, Virgil Abloh, for a song called “Shoes” dedicated to Ahmaud Arbery.
Here's the latest for Tuesday August 4th: Isaias strikes the US East Coast; Huge explosion rocks Beirut; UN Chief warms of educational catastrophe; Miner finds third rare gem in a month.
Senate Minority leader Senator Chuck Schumer told reporters "we are not going to give up. We are not going to walk away," as negotiations continue on a huge coronavirus relief bill.
Lupe Fiasco answered a tweet from up-and-coming producer Kaelin Ellis to freestyle on one of Ellis’ beats. That interaction, combined with stay-at-home pandemic orders, led to a new project called “House.”
Tropical Storm Isaias is spawning tornadoes and dumping rain during an inland march up the U.S. East Coast. Isaias made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane near Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, shortly before midnight.
A massive explosion rocked Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and sending a giant mushroom cloud into the sky. At least 50 people were killed and 2,700 injured, authorities said.
A former Michigan State University head gymnastics coach has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for lying to police during an investigation into Larry Nassar. Kathie Klages denied she knew of the abuse prior to 2016, when survivors came forward.
Chicago's public health commissioner says virus cases in the city are gradually rising. She says Chicago was at about 200 cases a day a month ago but now is at around 270 cases a day.
Board games, puzzles, video games and screen-free learning toys are all believed will be coveted this holiday season. Marissa DiBartolo of The Toy Insider predicts Baby Yoda will be the No. 1 toy on wish lists this year.
Residents in Myrtle Beach started cleanup Tuesday after Isaais left a trail of destruction. Hurricane Isaias has now been downgraded down to a tropical storm after making landfall near Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina.