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August 24, 2016

Quake Shakes Italy

A powerful earthquake hits central Italy, damaging many towns in the region.

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August 23, 2016

Rio Wraps Up

The Olympics come to a close with a record number of medals for Team USA.

August 19, 2016

Bolting to Glory

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt strikes gold again as the Rio Games head into their final weekend.

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Big Nate Blasts Off

Our Kid Reporter talks with the creator of Big Nate.

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