In Colorado Springs, firefighters are in "triage" mode. They're passing by some homes they don't think can be saved to get to others they may be able to keep from burning. Dry conditions, hot temperatures and strong winds are fanning the flames.
A Nordstrom warehouse worker created a mini department store in his living room — displaying fancy watches and hand bags at very good prices. He even took orders. Police noticed him when he wore a bulky winter coat to work on a hot summer day and made lots of trips to his car.
News Corp. executives have confirmed they are considering dividing the company in two. One new company would hold all of News Corp.'s profitable entertainment and television outlets. The other would hold all of its newspaper and publishing outlets. The move is seen as a way for the Murdoch family to hang on to its less profitable and troubled newspapers while pleasing investors with a newly independent and far more profitable entertainment company.
Before Tropical Storm Debby was downgraded to a tropical depression, it had dumped about two feet of rain on parts of the Florida Panhandle — causing widespread flooding. On Tuesday, Governor Rick Scott visited coastal Wakulla County.
U.S. law enforcement officials say 24 suspected computer hackers have been arrested in a sting operation. The FBI set up a fake online forum for people interested in trading credit card numbers and other financial information.
The governing board at the University of Virginia voted unanimously to reinstate President Teresa Sullivan on Tuesday. Virginia's governor ordered the board to make a final decision on whether to keep Sullivan following more than two weeks of turmoil after several board members worked behind the scenes to oust the popular chief executive. Students and faculty called Sullivan's dismissal a coup and said the board was pushing too fast to make major changes at the university.
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