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Explosions rock Damascus suburb
Syrian government soldiers advance on the Jobar neighborhood of Damascus, where they killed several rebels engaged in heavy fighting, according to the Syrian army. Gavino Garay reports.

Protests turn deadly in Pakistan
Demonstrators cry "is this democracy?" after at least one person is killed following clashes between police and protesters in Pakistan. Gavino Garay reports.

Officer involved in fatal shooting in Kansas City, Missouri
Man shot dead by police in early morning hours in Kansas City, Missouri; officers involved put on administrative leave. Mana Rabiee reports.

35 million traveling for Labor Day, highest since recession driven decline
Nearly 35 million people are expected to travel this Labor Day weekend, says AAA, the highest volume since 2008. Mana Rabiee reports.

China rules out full democracy for Hong Kong
Pro-democracy activists take to the streets of Hong Kong after China rejects their demands for free elections. Vanessa Johnston reports.

Uruguay eliminates Italy; Did Suarez bite again?
Uruguay is moving on. Italy is out of the World Cup after a 1-0 loss. Meanwhile, Luis Suarez apparently bit an opponent again.

Report: Heat forward LeBron James to opt out of deal, become free agent
Get ready for the Decision, Part II. LeBron James is opting out of his contract with the Heat, and will become a free agent.

NBA Mock Draft: Another change at the top
Just when you thought the NBA draft pecking order was starting to get predictable, Joel Embiid shakes it up.

Mexico beats Cameroon, advances to knockout round
After a tough 2013, Mexico completed its magical turnaround by taking down Croatia 3-1 and advancing out of Group A.

World Cup analysis: Costa Rica-England

This Day in History

Rocky Marciano Dies in a Plane Crash (1969)
After failing to become a professional baseball player, Marciano took up boxing and became one of the greatest boxers of all time. Hard-punching and durable, he was the heavyweight champion from 1952 to 1956—and the only one to have retired without a defeat or draw in his professional career. He died in a plane crash in 1969, on the eve of his 46th birthday, while en route to Des Moines, Iowa, where a surprise birthday party awaited him. Of his 49 professional wins, how many were by knockout? Discuss

Socialist Revolutionary Shoots Lenin (1918)
Kaplan was a Russian political revolutionary and a member of the Socialist Revolutionaries, a group known for its terrorist tactics. After the Bolshevik party disbanded the long-promised Constituent Assembly, Kaplan sought revenge on leader Vladimir Lenin and shot him three times as he exited a Moscow factory. Kaplan confessed to the shooting and was executed on September 3. Why has it been suggested that Kaplan could not have been responsible for the assassination attempt?

Hurricane Katrina Devastates US Gulf Coast (2005)
Hurricane Katrina made landfall along the Central Gulf Coast as a Category 3 storm. Its storm surge breached the levee system that protected New Orleans from Lake Pontchartrain and the Mississippi River, flooding the city. Lack of food and water in the aftermath fueled criticism of the US government's recovery efforts, and many former residents established new lives elsewhere. Katrina caused an estimated $81 billion in damages. How many people died during the hurricane and subsequent flooding?