5 Things to Know for Today

By The Associated Press
Posted 8/4/20

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

1. The Category 1 storm sets off flooding and sparks multiple home fires in Ocean Isle Beach …

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5 Things to Know for Today

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

1. The Category 1 storm sets off flooding and sparks multiple home fires in Ocean Isle Beach before being downgraded to a tropical storm.

2. Housing advocates fear that they could see a wave of evictions in the coming months, as states end moratoriums put in place during the coronavirus pandemic.

3. From Iceland to Britain and many places in between, U.S. ambassadors are pushing the limits, infuriating career diplomats who work under them and irritating host governments.

4. As the 75th anniversary of the twin atomic bombings on Japan nears, survivors hope their stories reach a younger generation that they feel is losing sight of the horror.

5. Three men have been rescued from a tiny Pacific island after writing the distress signal in the sand that was spotted from above.

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