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1. Manhunt for escapees enters 10th day
Prosecutors say Joyce Mitchell, the prison worker charged with helping the two break out, abandoned a plan to be the getaway driver because she still loved her husband. Read more in NEWS.
2. Crews race to rampaging wildfire
Homes are being evacuated and crews from the Lower 48 states are racing to Alaska to fight a blaze that has grown to 6,500 acres. It’s burning north of Anchorage. Read more in NEWS.
3. Jeb Bush expected to announce 2016 bid
The former Florida governor is expected to enter the race with a speech in his home state. His campaign has already unveiled a logo that appears to differentiate him from his father and brother. Watch the story from NIGHTLY NEWS.
4. NAACP chapter leader delays remarks on furor
Rachel Dolezal was set to speak Monday night on accusations that she has been pretending to be black. Now those remarks have been postponed. The chapter says it’s talking to regional and national leaders. Read more in NEWS.
5. Two teens lose arms to sharks
Authorities say a 16-year-old boy and a 13-year-old girl also suffered other serious injuries in separate attacks in Oak Island, North Carolina. They were upgraded to fair condition after surgery. Read more in NEWS.
6. U.S. strike targets al Qaeda figure in Libya
The target was Mokhtar Belmokhtar, who claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on an Algerian gas plant that killed 38 foreigners. The Libyan government says he was killed, but the U.S. couldn’t immediately confirm it. Read more in NEWS.
7. President accused of genocide in crosshairs at summit
Omar al-Bashir has evaded arrest for years — but now he might be facing his toughest test. Read more in NEWS.