Earthquake in Italy:
Rescuers are searching for survivors after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit central Italy.
- 14 people are confirmed dead, according to CNN affiliate Rai
- Original earthquake struck near the town of Norcia at 3:36 a.m. local time
- Several aftershocks followed, bringing down buildings and blocking roads
A Clue In Prince’s Death Could Have Big Consequences:
In an important new clue, investigators probing Prince’s death have found that pills found at his compound at Paisley Park were mislabeled, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. The newspaper cited a source who said the pills contained fentanyl — the drug that killed the performer — but were wrongly labeled as hydrocodone. The pills may have been mislabeled by a pharmaceutical manufacturer, or the pills may have been illegally manufactured and obtained illegally.
Obama Tours Louisiana Amid Criticism That He’s Late:
President Barack Obama toured flood-ravaged Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Tuesday, surveying wreckage that has also become a political football.
“We are heartbroken by the loss of life,” Obama said after seeing firsthand the damage in the state’s capital that has caused more than 106,000 residents and households to register for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. More than 60,000 homes were damaged, officials said, and 13 people were killed.
“I think anybody who can see just the streets, much less the inside of the homes here, people’s lives have been upended by this flood,” he added.
Cigarettes have long been the king of currency at prisons, but there’s a new commodity worth even more: ramen noodles.
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