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2015-08-30 18:46

Ignacio weakened to Category 3 hurricane with 115 mph wind on Sunday evening as strong wind shear began to gnaw at the system. Forecasters with the National Weather Service have continued to nudge the forecast track of the cyclone slightly further north, away from the islands.

State & Regional

2015-08-28 13:02

A World War II-era U.S. Navy tanker that sank nearly 60 years ago after running aground on Maro Reef has been discovered by NOAA researchers in waters that are now part of Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.

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2015-08-28 01:31

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2015-08-30 01:30

SAN DIEGO — Brittany Maynard was soon to die. The question was whether she could do so on her own terms, as a last act of autonomy. Dr. Lynette Cederquist, who regrets that Maynard had to move to Oregon in order to do so, is working with others to change California law to allow physician assistance in dying.

Nation & World

2015-08-30 01:30

HOUSTON — Authorities said Saturday they arrested a suspect in connection with the fatal shooting of a sheriff’s deputy who was gunned down from behind while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station.