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Kellogg recalls Eggo waffles due to possible Listeria

By Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier on Sept. 20, 2016, at 9:19 p.m.
The voluntary recall is for the Kellogg’s Eggo Nutri-Grain whole wheat waffles.
Dr. William Balch talks about some of the equipment used in a mobile lab that was built inside a shipping container.

Behind the stunning White Cliffs of Dover, scientists unlock a mystery of algae

By Ben Guarino, Washington Post on Sept. 20, 2016, at 1:12 p.m.
What has long been known is that the cliffs’ chalk is made up of pulverized shells. Not any old seashell, though, will do — the mineral dust once belonged to a single-celled plant known as a coccolithophore.
Ahmad Khan Rahami

Feds charge bombing suspect with using weapons of mass destruction

By Mica Rosenberg and Joseph Ax, Reuters on Sept. 20, 2016, at 12:42 p.m.
U.S. investigators sought clues Tuesday to why an Afghan-born naturalized American citizen might have planted bombs in New York City and New Jersey over the weekend, including whether he had accomplices or was radicalized overseas.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds a campaign rally in Fort Myers, Florida, Sept. 19, 2016.

Trump used $258,000 from his charity to settle legal problems

By David A. Fahrenthold, Washington Post on Sept. 20, 2016, at 11:47 a.m.
“I represent 700 nonprofits a year, and I’ve never encountered anything so brazen,” Jeffrey Tenenbaum, who advises charities at the Venable law firm in Washington, said.

Actor Jim Carrey sued for wrongful death of ex-girlfriend

By Piya Sinha-Roy, Reuters on Sept. 20, 2016, at 11:43 a.m.
The husband of Jim Carrey’s former girlfriend sued the actor Monday, accusing him of illegally supplying Cathriona White with prescription drugs that resulted in her death.
Actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie pose for photographers on the red carpet at the German premiere of the movie "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" in Berlin on Jan. 19, 2009.

Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt

By Elahe Izadi and Emily Yahr, The Washington Post on Sept. 20, 2016, at 11:08 a.m.
Actress Angelina Jolie has filed for dissolution of marriage from her husband Brad Pitt, Jolie’s attorney said in a statement on Tuesday.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (R) talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the arrival ceremony for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Vladivostok, Russia on September 8, 2012.

Skeptical of Russia, Clinton seen going toe-to-toe with Putin

By Warren Strobel and Matt Spetalnick, Reuters on Sept. 20, 2016, at 9:18 a.m.
“She is not perceived by many people as the Kremlin’s preferred candidate.”

Does Chicago hot dog king have WWII Japanese admiral’s gold tooth?

By Ted Gregory, Chicago Tribune on Sept. 20, 2016, at 6:19 a.m.
“And, if I can prove that to the world, maybe there’d be a lot of people interested in that. I think there would be.”

Museum’s gala opening to be high-security affair

By Peter Hermann and Michael E. Ruane, The Washington Post on Sept. 20, 2016, at 6:18 a.m.
Museum officials said they expect about 20,000 people to attend the opening and related events.

Clinton, Trump trade charges on national security

By James Oliphant, Reuters on Sept. 20, 2016, at 6:17 a.m.
Democrat Hillary Clinton on Monday accused Republican Donald Trump of aiding Islamic State recruitment, while Trump said she had helped weaken national security as bomb blasts in New York and New Jersey resonated on the presidential campaign trail.

Airstrikes hit aid convoy as Syria says cease-fire over

By Tom Perry and John Davison, Reuters on Sept. 20, 2016, at 6:17 a.m.
An aid convoy was hit in Aleppo province, the United Nations said on Monday, as the Syrian military declared that a weeklong cease-fire was over.
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Actor Rami Malek poses backstage with his award for Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series for USA Network's "Mr. Robot" at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday.

2016 Emmys: Let’s hear it for diversity! Now how about actually watching some of it?

By Hank Stuever, The Washington Post on Sept. 19, 2016, at 1:30 p.m.
Everyone must finally take notice of how much more diverse the TV landscape is right now – certainly when Emmy night is compared with 2016’s Oscar night.
Ahmad Khan Rahami, who is wanted for questioning in connection with an explosion in New York City, is seen in this image released by the New Jersey State Police on Sept. 19, 2016.

Suspect in NYC, NJ bombings captured after shootout

By Renae Merle, Matt Zapotosky, Amy B. Wang, Mark Berman and Ellen Nakashima, The Washington Post on Sept. 19, 2016, at 11:36 a.m.
Ahmad Rahami, the person being sought in the explosions in New York and New Jersey, was taken into custody by police in Linden, New Jersey.
Police officers walk near the area where an explosive device left at a train station was detonated by the authorities in Elizabeth, New Jersey, September 19, 2016.

Robot detonates fifth bomb found in New Jersey overnight

By Daniel Trotta, Reuters on Sept. 19, 2016, at 7:06 a.m.
Five potential explosive devices were found in a backpack left in a trash can near a train station and a bar in New Jersey.
Actors who played the children of the Trapp family in the legendary movie "The Sound of Music" pose in Salzburg on November 1, 2000. (from left) Kym Gareth (Gretl), Charmian Carr (Liesl) (2nd L) , Angela Cartwright (Brigitta), Nicholas Hammond (Friedrich), Duane Chase (Kurt), Debbie Thurner (Martha) and Heather Menzis (Louisa) were re-united on the original film sets for a British television production 35 years after the movie was shot in the west Austrian province.

Charmian Carr, who played Liesl in ‘Sound of Music,’ dies at 73

By Reuters on Sept. 19, 2016, at 6:42 a.m.
LOS ANGELES — Charmian Carr, beloved by fans for her role as the rebellious daughter, Liesl Von Trapp, in the Academy Award-winning film “The Sound of Music,” has died at the age of 73, her family said on Sunday. Carr died on Saturday of complications from a rare form of …

Islamic State says Minnesota mall stabbing carried out by ‘soldier’

By Dustin Volz and Alex Dobuzinskis, Reuters on Sept. 18, 2016, at 4:02 p.m.
A man who stabbed nine people at a mall in central Minnesota before he was shot dead is a “soldier of the Islamic State,” the militant group’s news agency said on Sunday, as the FBI investigated the attack as a potential act of terrorism.
Edward Albee arrives on the red carpet for the Kennedy Center Honors at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., Dec. 5, 2010.

Edward Albee, Pulitzer-winning playwright of modern masterpieces, dies at 88

By Nelson Pressley, Washington Post on Sept. 18, 2016, at 1:56 p.m.
The length of his career and the force of his best works earned Albee a place in the first rank of 20th-century American playwrights, alongside Eugene O’Neill, Arthur Miller and Tennessee Williams.
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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at the Colorado Jet Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Sept. 17, 2016.

Trump’s surrogates try to explain his evolution on birtherism

By Jenna Johnson, Washington Post on Sept. 18, 2016, at 1:25 p.m.
Donald Trump has yet to take questions from reporters about why he finally decided Friday that President Barack Obama was, in fact, born in the United States, forcing some of his top surrogates to answer for him during Sunday morning news shows.
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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie reacts to a question during a news conference in Trenton, New Jersey, March 28, 2014. The trial of two former associates in his administration over their actions during the so-called “Bridgegate” scandal begins Monday, and Christie’s shadow is expected to loom over the proceedings.

As ‘Bridgegate’ trial begins, Gov. Chris Christie remains the focus

By Joseph Ax, Reuters on Sept. 18, 2016, at 11:14 a.m.
The governor, at one time a leading Republican presidential hopeful, has not been charged in the scandal that nevertheless helped torpedo his hopes for nomination to the White House in 2016.
Smoke no longer rises out of the smokestacks at the coal-fired Castle Fate Power Plant outside Helper, Utah, Aug. 13, 2015. The plant closed in spring 2015 in anticipation of the Clean Power Plan, which faces a legal challenge from 27 states.

Most states on track to meet emissions targets they call burden

By Nichola Groom and Valerie Volcovici, Reuters on Sept. 18, 2016, at 9:17 a.m.
A 2015 analysis by consulting firm M.J. Bradley & Associates for the Environmental Defense Fund found that 21 of the 27 states suing to block the Clean Power Plan are on track to meet its 2024 targets..