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Good morning. Here are some of the headlines we're following this morning:
1. ‘Outlaw Nation’ N. Korea Conducts 5th Nuke Test
North Korea conducted its second nuclear test in eight months on Friday, raising concerns that Pyongyang has moved a step closer to its goal of a nuclear-armed missile that could one day strike the U.S. mainland. Read more in NEWS.
2. What Really Happened at Trump’s Intel Briefing
As U.S. officials cast doubt on Donald Trump's claim he read the "body language" of intelligence officials at a recent briefing, NBC News has learned exclusive details of what unfolded in the room — and of reported tension between one of Trump's advisers and the briefers. Read more in POLITICS.
3. Tourists Rescued After 16 Hours in Cable Cars
More than 100 people, including several Americans, were rescued Friday after spending up to 16 hours trapped in cable cars dangling high above the French Alps, officials said. Read more in NEWS.
4. Zika Money Is Running Out Across Federal Agencies
Another government agency fighting Zika has run out of cash to do it, as Congress fights over whether and how to come up with more. Read more in HEALTH.
5. ‘Items’ Found in Search for Student Missing 20 Years
Investigators in California have recovered "items of interest" in an excavation of a college campus attended by Kristin Smart, a woman who disappeared more than 20 years ago, authorities said. Read more in NEWS.
6. Geraldo Rivera Apologizes for Defending Ailes
The Fox News correspondent at-large has apologized for discounting claims of sexual harassment made by former network anchor Gretchen Carlson and others against ex-CEO Roger Ailes. He stepped down from his position in July. Read more in NEWS.
7. Customs Agent Let Immigrants Into U.S. for Sex: FBI
Jose Luis Cota, an officer at the San Ysidro Port of Entry, allegedly let undocumented immigrants into the county on several occasions in the past year, according to the feds. Read more at NBC SAN DIEGO.
There's great anticipation as the Smithsonian's African-American museum is at long last getting ready to open after so many political and financial challenges stood in the way.