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Thousands to compete in Lake Placid Ironman triathlon

Associated Press

Thousands of athletes are in the Adirondacks this weekend for the 18th Ironman Lake Placid triathlon. It's the longest-running American triathlon outside the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii.

What are the top 20 priciest Medicare prescription drugs?

- Associated Press

A look at Medicare's top 20 priciest prescription drugs in 2015, ranked by their cost above the program's "catastrophic" coverage threshold. Medicare's catastrophic protection kicks in after a beneficiary has spent a given amount of their own money, $4,850 this year. The beneficiary pays only 5 percent, while their insurer pays 15 percent, and taxpayers cover 80 percent. Catastrophic spending is a large and growing share of total costs, threatening to make Medicare's popular prescription plan financially unsustainable.

Large columns of smoke from the Erskine Fire Thursday, June 23, 2016 near Lake Isabella, Calif. could be seen from as far away as Bakersfield, Calif. The wild land fire burned over 2,000 acres and many homes in the area.   (Casey Christie/The Bakersfield Californian via AP)  MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES; ONLINE OUT; TV OUT

California fires threaten thousands of homes; 1 body found

- Associated Press

Thousands of homes remained evacuated Sunday as two massive wildfires raged in tinder-dry California hills and canyons, and authorities said a burned body was found in one neighborhood swept by the flames.

Migrants try to keep dry as they walk from the Macedonian border into Serbia, near the village of Miratovac, Serbia, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016. Hundreds of migrants continue to arrive daily into Serbia in order to register and continue their journey further north towards Western Europe. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)

Marching migrants arrive near Serbia-Hungary border by train

Associated Press

A group of migrants and asylum-seekers who set off two days ago on a protest march toward the border with Hungary have traveled part of the route by train before proceeding on foot to seek entry into the European Union, the Serbian authorities said Sunday.

FILE - This Sept. 27, 2012 file photo shows an exterior view of Adolf Hitler's birth house in Braunau am Inn, Austria. The townsfolk of Braunau am Inn are tired of being defined as in some way linked to the Nazi dictator just because he was born here 127 years ago and spent the first three years of his life there. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson, File)

Hitler's birthplace loathes link to him but not the building

- Associated Press

Adolf Hitler was born in the house behind her and the building is a natural draw for tourists. But when asked about her hometown's most important landmark, Ivonne Bekking gestured down the road toward a baroque church steeple.

East Baton Rouge Sheriff Sid J. Gautreaux, III kneels and places his hand on the casket of deputy Brad Garafola, after it was transferred from carriage to hearse, at the scene where Garafola and two Baton Rouge police were killed, in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, July 23, 2016. Several other officers and deputies were injured in the attack. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Baton Rouge to continue to mourn officers slain in ambush

- Associated Press

The city of Baton Rouge will continue to memorialize officers slain in a shoot-out outside a convenience store just a week ago with funeral services planned Monday for police officer Montrell Jackson.

Paddler's paradise at Port Orford Heads

- Associated Press

Dave Lacey shouts over his shoulder, his voice carrying through salty air laced with a pungent shrimp-and-sour mystery aroma: "Have you ever smelled whale's breath before?"