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Good morning. Here are some of the stories we're following today:
1. Hillary Clinton's Health Scare: 9 Unanswered Questions
As Hillary Clinton's health moves from the fringes to the center of the 2016 presidential campaign, there's a lot we still don't know about her scare this weekend. Hillary Clinton was diagnosed with pneumonia on Friday. During a Sept. 11 memorial event on Sunday at Ground Zero, she was unsteady and clearly needed help getting into a van after becoming "overheated and dehydrated." But many questions still linger. Read more in POLITICS.
2. Nation Pauses To Honor 9/11 Victims 15 Years Later
Many of the thousand people who gathered at Ground Zero in New York on Sunday were there for the 15th time — and even though a decade and a half has passed since the Sept. 11 attacks, many say the grief and the feeling of horror that befell the country that day will linger forever. Read more in NEWS.
3. Britain Is Building Border Wall in France
The U.K. government has announced plans to begin constructing a 13-foot concrete roadside barrier at the French port of Calais, where truck drivers have been targeted by migrants trying to sneak through the Channel Tunnel. Read more in NEWS.
4. Trump Adviser, Son Post Image Featuring White Nationalist Symbol
Amid the flurry of statements about Hillary Clinton calling "half" of Donald Trump supporters a "basket of deplorables," informal Trump adviser and confidante Roger Stone tweeted a picture of the poster from the movie "The Expendables" altered as "The Deplorables." Prominently featured over Trump's right shoulder in the image photo-shopped to include Trump supporters was a popular white nationalist symbol: Pepe the Frog. Read more in POLITICS.
5. Pioneering Transgender Actress Alexis Arquette Dies at 47
Alexis Arquette, the pioneering transgender actress and member of the prominent Hollywood family, died Sunday morning, her family said in a statement. She was 47. The cause of death was not provided, but the statement said "she passed away surrounded by love." Read more in NEWS.
6. Savvy Shields, Miss Arkansas, Is Named Miss America 2017
Savvy Shields, Miss Arkansas, is the new Miss America. Shields topped a field of 52 contestants to win the crown and the title of Miss America 2017 on Sunday night in Atlantic City. She succeeds the outgoing Miss America, Betty Cantrell. Read more in NEWS.
7. Syrian Leader Makes Rare Public Appearance to Pray
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad prayed Monday at a mosque in a Damascus suburb that was evacuated by rebels and surrendered to government control last month, state media reported. Read more in NEWS.
8. Woman Faces Hate Crime Charges for Attack on 2 Muslim Moms
A woman faces a number of hate crime charges after she attacked two Muslim women and tried to rip one their hijabs off as they pushed their toddlers in strollers on a New York sidewalk, authorities said. Read more at NBC New York.