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A Washington National Guard soldier uses a flare to burn brush and other materials inside a dirt fire line near a home threatened by the First Creek Fire on Aug. 18, 2015, near Chelan, Wash. Ted S. Warren / AP

Good morning. Here are some of the stories we're following today:

1. Sketch of Thailand Shrine Bombing Suspect Released

The drawing shows a young man with glasses and is apparently based on the person captured in surveillance footage leaving a backpack of explosives near the scene in Bangkok on Monday night. The blast killed 22 people, and police are trying to determine a motive. Read more in NEWS.

2. Teen Faces Alleged Attacker in Prep School Rape Trial

The alleged victim of a rape at St. Paul's School in New Hampshire took the stand Tuesday, breaking down in tears as she identified the former student she claims attacked her in a campus building in May 2014. The girl will take the stand again Wednesday in the case that has put a spotlight on the prestigious prep school. Read more in NEWS.

3. Controversial ‘Female Viagra’ Wins FDA Approval

The FDA has approved a pill that aims to increase a woman's desire for sex — a controversial decision made only after an extended lobbying campaign by the drug's makers. But the agency has imposed an unusual number of restrictions on who can prescribe the drug and how they can prescribe it. Read more in HEALTH.

4. Hillary Clinton Dismisses Email Scandal as Partisan Attack

The Democratic presidential candidate dismissed questions over her use of a private email server at the State Department as "nothing to worry about," telling Telemundo on Tuesday that the controversy was being fueled by Republicans who can't defeat her on the issues. Read more in POLITICS.

5. 200 Troops Called In to Fight Western Wildfires

The government will mobilize 200 active-duty soldiers to help fight the wildfires torching the West — the first time it has taken that step in nearly a decade. The Defense Department said the soldiers would come from Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state. Read more in NEWS.

Idaho ‘Firenado’ Shoots 100 Feet Into Air 2:33

6. Ashley Madison Investigating Alleged Online Data Dump

The owner of cheating website AshleyMadison.com is investigating the validity of customer information leaked late on Tuesday, a month after the company's systems were hacked. Almost 10 gigabytes worth of data, including member account details, logins and payment transaction details, were posted to the dark web, according to a Wired report. Read more in TECH.

7. Rosie O’Donnell’s Daughter Found Safe

The former "View" co-host said on Twitter that her 17-year-old daughter was found safe Tuesday after asking the public for help locating her. Chelsea O'Donnell had traveled to the New Jersey shore after leaving her family's Nyack, New York, home on Aug. 11, police said. Read more in NEWS.

Nightly Spotlight

The matinee crowd was anything but typical as the New York Yankees paid a visit to The Prospector Theater to recognize its inspiring off-screen mission.

Theater That Employs People With Disabilities Gets NY Yankees Visit 2:06