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President Barack Obama, center, and first lady Michelle Obama, left, walk with their daughter Malia, right, across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, following their arrival on Marine One helicopter. Obama returned to Washington after spending two weeks with his family on the island of Martha's Vineyard. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Palestinians gather around the wreckage of a vehicle following an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. Several Palestinians were killed and several more were wounded in an airstrike on the car, according Gaza health official Ashraf al-Kidra. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
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Map shows Diablo Canyon power plant and surrounding fault lines with details on how each fault can affect the power plant.; 3c x 5 1/4 inches; 146 mm x 133 mm;
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IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR THE TELEVISION ACADEMY - EXCLUSIVE - Aaron Paul, and from left, Vince Galligan, Anne Gunn and Bryan Cranston pose with their awards for outstanding drama series for their work on "Breaking Bad" at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision for the Television Academy/AP Images)
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White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest takes the podium at the White House in Washington, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, where he took questions on ISIS, Iraq, and Syria. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, file photo, a casket containing the body of Michael Brown is wheeled out of Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis. Hundreds of people gathered to say goodbye to Brown, who was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer on Aug. 9. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post Dispatch, Robert Cohen, Pool, File)
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In this photo taken Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, Li Xianting, a film critic and founder of the Li Xianting Film Fund, the organizer of the Beijing Independent Film Festival speaks to journalists after he was released in Beijing, China. China is avidly wooing filmmakers to create more documentaries to replace popular dating, reality and game shows. But it is also stifling material with any whiff of challenging the Communist Party line. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
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Owner Janet Trefethen, right, and president Jon Ruel, left, talk about the earthquake damage to the historic winery building, seen in the background, dating from 1886 at Trefethen Family Vineyards Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Napa, Calif. The winery is hopeful they can save the building after San Francisco Bay Area's strongest earthquake in 25 years struck the heart of California's wine country early Sunday. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
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This 2014 photo provided by e-Bay shows a rare, nearly flawless copy of Superman's comic-book debut which has sold for $3.2 million. Created by Cleveland teenagers Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, Action Comics No. 1 introduces the Man of Steel's Kryptonian backstory, earthly role as reporter Clark Kent and identity as a champion of the oppressed. About 100 to 150 copies are believed to exist, only a handful of them in top condition. The book just sold got a seldom-seen 9.0 on a 10-point scale used to measure vintage comic books' condition. (AP Photo/eBay)
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Andy Murray, of the United Kingdom, reacts after winning the first set against Robin Haase, of the Netherlands, during the opening round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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

1. OBAMA ADDRESSES VETERANS’ MEETING

The president is speaking at the American Legion National Convention months after a VA hospital crisis rocked his administration.

2. ISRAEL TARGETS MORE HIGH-RISES IN GAZA

The Israeli military is destroying multi-story buildings in an apparent new tactic aimed at increasing pressure on Hamas.

3. WHY US NUCLEAR EXPERT IS CALLING FOR PLANT CLOSURE

Regulators are being urged to shut down California’s last operating nuclear facility until they can determine whether the twin reactors can withstand powerful shaking from nearby earthquake faults.

4. WHO LEFT THE EMMYS EMPTY-HANDED

Movie stars did not win any trophies at the awards show that honored such favorites as “Breaking Bad” and “Modern Family.”

5. AP SOURCE: WHITE HOUSE BACKS SURVEILLANCE FLIGHTS OVER SYRIA

The administration wants to gather intelligence on the Islamic State militant group from the air.

6. HOW MOURNERS DEPICTED MICHAEL BROWN’S DEATH

Speakers at Brown’s emotional funeral service sought to consecrate his death as another in the long history of the civil rights movement, and implored black people to change their protest chants into legislation and law.

7. CHINA COURTS DOCUMENTARIES BUT LIMITS TOPICS

Beijing wants serious content to replace reality shows on television – but the films need to comply with the Communist Party line or else they are confiscated.

8. BAY-AREA QUAKE CAUSES $1B IN DAMAGE, OFFICIALS ESTIMATE

But Napa County Supervisor Bill Dodd says 80 percent of the valley’s 500 or so wineries were unaffected, and encourages tourists to visit.

9. FIRST SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK FETCHES HEROIC BID

A rare, nearly flawless copy of the Man of Steel’s comic-book debut nets $3.2 million in an online auction.

10. ANDY MURRAY ADVANCES AT THE US OPEN

The eighth-seed gritted his way through head-to-toe cramps to outlast Robin Haase 6-3, 7-6 (6), 1-6, 7-5 in the first round.

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