Debbie Elliott has spent the day driving along the Mississippi coast as people prepare for Isaac. The storm has dumped heavy rain across the area. She speaks with Audie Cornish from Gulfport, Mississippi.
As Isaac comes ashore in Louisiana, its unrelenting winds and rains are punishing the parishes closest to the Gulf of Mexico. During Hurricane Katrina, Saint Bernard and Plaquemines were particularly hard hit.
With the GOP convention about to get under way, President Obama is on the road this week. He made the first of three stops to college campuses this morning. Scott Horsley was there and talks to Audie Cornish.
A judge in Israel has rejected a suit to re-open the case of Rachel Corrie, the pro-Palestinian, American activist who was crushed to death by an Israeli army bulldozer during a protest in the Gaza Strip almost a decade ago. Her parents, from Washington State, were devastated by the ruling.
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