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After Katrina, New Orleans Media Didn’t Leave

August 28, 2015
Times-Picayune staff photographer Alex Brandon swims away from the paper in the flooded city of New Orleans during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2005. Brandon had swam to the building to get a memory card of photos to the paper. (Bill Haber/AP)

The hurricane shut down the Times-Picayune’s presses but that didn’t stop the staff from covering the storm around the clock.

Lack Of Truck Parking A ‘National Safety Concern’

August 28, 2015
Trucks park at a truck stop, Monday, Jan. 30, 2006, in Franklin, Ohio. (Al Behrman/AP)

A federal survey has found that most states don’t have enough places for trucks to pull over for required rest stops.

Twitter’s Actions Over Deleted Tweets Raise Transparency Concerns

August 28, 2015
A sign is posted on the exterior of the Twitter headquarters on February 5, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

The social networking service has shutdown Politwoops, a website that keeps track of politicians’ deleted tweets.

Trump Says His Hair Is Real, Clinton Likens Republicans To Terrorists

August 28, 2015
At left: Donald Trump removes his hat to show that his hair is real during a political rally at Ladd-Peebles Stadium on August 21, 2015 in Mobile, Alabama. (Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images) At right: Hillary Clinton speaks to guests gathered for a campaign event on the campus of Case Western Reserve University on August 27, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

We tackle the news of the week in 2016 politics with Rick Klein of ABC News and José Díaz-Balart of Telemundo and MSNBC.

Kansas Tennis Player’s Star Could Rise At U.S. Open

August 28, 2015
Jack Sock of the USA returns the ball against Rafael Nadal and Fernando Verdasco of Spain during day one of the Rogers Cup at Uniprix Stadium on August 10, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Jack Sock is seeded No. 28 at the U.S. Open – the same number as his world ranking. Not bad for a 22-year-old.

Former PIMCO CEO Mohamed El-Erian On The Wild Week In Markets

August 28, 2015
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on August 24, 2015 in New York City. As the global economy continues to react from events in China, markets dropped significantly around the world on Monday. The Dow Jones industrial average briefly dropped over 1000 points in morning trading. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

The chair of President Obama’s Global Development Council discusses the Fed and China’s economic impact on the U.S.

Music From The Show

August 27, 2015

From Nathan Fake to Nick Drake.

Chinese Action Musical Comes To Denver

August 27, 2015
Silhouetted by a gigantic screen made up of tiny LED light bulbs that project 3D images, Chinese performers rehearse on stage at DU's Newman Center for the Performing Arts before a preview of "Terracotta Warriors 3D." (Corey H. Jones/CPR News)

“Terracotta Warriors 3D” is a live performance piece centered around the story of China’s first emperor.

Fraternity Banners: Harmless Fun Or Sexual Harassment?

August 27, 2015
Banners hanging from an off-campus Old Dominion University fraternity house read "rowdy and fun, hope your baby girl is ready for a good time," "freshman daughter drop off" and "go ahead and drop off mom too." (Facebook)

The signs at Old Dominion University were criticized for mocking sexual violence against women, and sparked national outrage.

New Hampshire Rape Trial Exposes Alleged ‘Hook-Up’ Tradition

August 27, 2015
Owen Labrie looks around the courtroom during his trial, in Merrimack County Superior Court, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, in Concord, N.H. (Jim Cole/AP)

A former student at an elite prep school is on trial for allegedly raping a freshman girl two days before graduation in 2014.

Baby Panda Dies At The National Zoo

August 27, 2015
Mei Xiang eats a bamboo breakfast January 6, 2014, inside her glass enclosure at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, D.C. (Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Only few days after its birth, the smaller of the two newborn panda cubs at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo has died.

2 Immigrants Explain What It Took To Come To The U.S. Legally

August 27, 2015
A new United States citizen holds an American flag during a naturalization ceremony, Wednesday, July 9, 2014 in New York. (Mark Lennihan/AP)

The majority of immigrants to the United States come legally. More often than not, it’s a complicated process that can take many years.

Investigation: Companies Prey On Victims Of Lead Poisoning

August 27, 2015

Washington Post reporter Terrence McCoy found that many victims sold their settlements, sometimes for pennies on the dollar.

Global Turmoil Spurs Decline In Commodities

August 27, 2015
The large copper mining operation covers several hillside digs at the Phelps Dodge copper mining facility Thursday, Aug. 23, 2007 in Morenci, Ariz. (Ross D. Franklin/AP)

Key commodities like oil and copper continue to slide, and could have big implications on domestic and world markets.

Anti-Abortion Rights Groups Target Patient Personal Information

August 27, 2015
Cheryl Sullenger is senior policy adviser for the anti-abortion group Operation Rescue, based in Wichita, Kansas. She's pictured here on March 14, 2014. (John Hanna/AP)

Activists are increasingly going after the patients and doctors at abortion clinics – and their personal medical records.

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