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After a mudslide stranded over 100 motorists overnight and indefinitely shutdown a major interstate in Colorado on Thursday, the state is preparing to issue a state and federal disaster declaration. Crews are still cleaning up the impacted area of I-70 near the Hanging Lake Tunnel in Glenwood Canyon where the mudslides occurred, and there is currently no estimate as to when the section of the interstate will reopen. "The monsoon weather patterns means this threat is ongoing," Colorado Gov. Jared
- Miami Herald
Two disturbances — both with low chances of formation anytime soon — have formed in the far eastern Atlantic.
- Idaho Statesman
A massive swarm of more than 764 earthquakes rattled the region starting July 15.
- Miami Herald
Nearly two-thirds of South Florida can expect a deluge Tuesday afternoon.
- USA TODAY
'Homecoming': 100 years after forceful removal, Native American tribe celebrate reclaimed land in Oregon
More than 100 years after their forceful removal from the area, the Nez Perce people came together to bless the recently reclaimed land in Oregon.
Online creator Chris Chan arrested on incest charge after leaked audio alleged she had sex with her mother
Christine Weston Chandler, known online as Chris Chan, was arrested on a charge of incest on Sunday after a leaked call spread online.
The Perseid meteor shower peaks next week, and as with most years, it's expected to put on quite a show for folks under dark skies on the ground.Why it matters: The Perseid meteor shower is largely considered the best of the year with meteor rates that could have people in areas with very little light pollution seeing more than 40 meteors per hour.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.Details: The shower should hit its peak the night of Aug. 11 into the early
- Kansas City Star
Plumes of smoke traveling from wildfires in the western parts of the United States and Canada are finding their way to Kansas City and other parts of the country, bringing poor air quality thousands of miles away from the blazes.
- Associated Press
Firefighters gained more control over a wildfire in Hawaii that forced thousands of people to evacuate over the weekend and destroyed at least two homes on the Big Island, but officials warned that strong winds will return on Tuesday, raising the danger again. Authorities have lifted evacuation orders but warned they could be reinstated at any time and that people should be ready to go. “It’s the biggest (fire) we’ve ever had on this island,” Big Island Mayor Mitch Roth said of the more than 62-square-mile (160-square-kilometer) blaze.
"Three people were transported to area hospitals," the Pigeon Forge Police Department tells PEOPLE
Millions of Americans are behind on rent and could face eviction due to the moratorium's expiration
- Business Insider
Video shows a Frontier passenger being duct-taped to his seat after punching and groping flight attendants, screaming obscenities, and walking around the plane shirtless
The passenger was arrested upon landing in Miami and could face stiff penalties for assaulting crew members.
- Associated Press
A fire that apparently started with a lightning strike and grew so large it showed up on weather radar engulfed a pile of thousands of railroad ties at a recycling plant in rural west Alabama. The blaze at National Salvage and Services Corp., which started Sunday evening and was still going Monday, didn't injure anyone, fire officials said. “We’re gathering facts and trying to learn as much as we can,” said Tim Rushenberg, a spokesman at company headquarters in Bloomington, Indiana.
- The Telegraph
Steven Frank holds the plain aluminium cooking pot with reverence, undoing the side clips that fasten the lid. Battered, utilitarian, unremarkable, you wouldn’t look at it twice in a junk shop. Yet its story and its survival are matters of wonder. It is perhaps the most precious relic of his past and one of the most poignant of the Holocaust.
- USA TODAY
Wildfire-weary West faces thunderstorms and potential flash floods; progress made against Bootleg Fire
Already besieged by wildfires, parts of the American West will encounter thundershowers that could lead to flash floods this week.
- WCVB - Boston
Police say there is an active death investigation-- with potentially hazardous materials-- near the Marriott Copley hotel. Emergency crews responded to a parking garage located at 110 Huntington Ave. just after 3:30 a.m. Officials say it is too early to tell if the death is considered suspicious.
Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer captures massive debris flows along the Pine Gulch Fire burn scar after monsoon rain in De Beque, Colorado, on July 31.
- ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
On Sunday, the newspaper of record in Buffalo published a major story regarding the negotiations aimed at building a new stadium for the Bills. The report from Tom Precious claimed that ownership’s proposal asks for the project to be fully funded by taxpayer money. Precious sought a response from Pegula Sports and Entertainment before the [more]
- LA Times
As climate change and poor management cause greater water scarcity, Tehran and much of Iran are sinking from land subsidence.
- Charlotte Observer
One woman died and another was injured in the shooting, police said.