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Tropical Storm Dolly forms off Mexico's coast

|Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

Tropical Storm Dolly has formed off Mexico's coast over the Bay of Campeche.

$2.4B Revel casino to shut down early Tuesday

| |Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

Little more than two years after opening with high hopes of turning around Atlantic City's struggling casino market, Revel will close its doors Tuesday morning.

U.S. attacks Somalia terror group

| |Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

U.S. military forces Monday conducted an operation in Somalia against al-Shabab, the main al Qaida affiliate in the east Africa country, the Pentagon said.

Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial to begin

| |Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

Lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a federal judge at the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt should be approved.

School to begin in Chicago with more safety guards

| |Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

Chicago children will walk past even more guards on their first day of school than last year, when concerns about safety prompted the city to line the streets with 1,200 adults every day.

NATO may create quick-strike force over Ukraine crisis

| |Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

President Barack Obama and allied leaders will respond to Russian aggression in Ukraine by moving to set up a quick-strike force of several thousand troops at the NATO summit this week in Wales.

Tropical depression forms off Gulf coast of Mexico

|Monday, Sep. 01, 2014

Forecasters say a tropical depression has formed off the Gulf coast of Mexico with tropical storm warnings issued from Tuxpan in the state of Veracruz north to La Pesca.

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

|Monday, Sep. 01, 2014

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:

Oklahoma State confident after loss to Florida St.

| |Monday, Sep. 01, 2014

It isn't often a team gains confidence following a defeat, but for Oklahoma State, being able to compete on a level playing field with No. 1 Florida State last Saturday night provided a nice boost.

Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight

| |Monday, Sep. 01, 2014

McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the industry's workers.