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Republican presidential candidate businessman Donald Trump speaks in Derry, N.H., in this Aug. 19, 2015, file photo. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm, File)

Donald Trump: ‘I’m the king of the tax code’

- The Washington Times

Businessman Donald Trump says he’s going to come out with a tax plan in the coming weeks that people at hedge funds will not like but that “pretty much everybody else” will love, declaring Friday that he’s “the king of the tax code.”

This combination of Aug. 30, 2005, and July 29, 2015, photos shows downtown New Orleans flooded by Hurricane Katrina and the same area a decade later. New Orleans has grown since Katrina but is still smaller than before the storm. Estimated population in 2014 was 384,320 compared to 494,294 in 2005. In 2014, the city climbed back into the nation's 50 most populous cities for the first time since Katrina. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Hurricane Katrina: How New Orleans has changed

Associated Press

A by-the-numbers look at the lasting impact of Hurricane Katrina, which hit New Orleans on August 29, 2005. The metro area includes New Orleans and seven surrounding parishes.

Trader Robert Oswald, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. U.S. stocks are opening sharply higher Wednesday after slumping for six straight days amid concern that growth in China was slowing more quickly than previously thought. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Wall Street roars back: 619-point gain wipes out 6 days of losses

- The Washington Times

Wall Street started strong Wednesday and this time didn’t falter at the finish line, with the blue chip Dow Jones industrial average reversing six days of losses with a gain of 619 points, or 3.95 percent, to finish at 16,285. The daily increase was the third-biggest point rally in the market’s history.

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In this Aug. 18, 2015 photo, Leo Samora belts out a song at the University Park Care Center in Pueblo Colo.  If there is such a thing as a rock star for the Pueblo senior set, his name is Leo Samora. At 81, and 40 years into his musical performance career, Samora is as busy as he ever was. (John Jaques/The Pueblo Chieftain via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

The beat goes on for 81-year-old musician Leo Samora

- Associated Press

If there is such a thing as a rock star for the Pueblo senior set, his name is Leo Samora. At 81, and 40 years into his musical performance career, Samora is as busy as he ever was, performing as often as three times a week at assisted living facilities throughout the city.

Gas boom brings successes, struggles to W. Va. communities

- Associated Press

When Linda Colliere opened up her six-unit motel in the small, remote Harrison County community of Shinnston 15 years ago, she never could have anticipated the influx of demand she would eventually receive.

FILE - In this Aug .22 2015 file photo, French soldiers patrol at Gare du Nord train station in Paris, France. The attack Aug. 21 on the Thalys train from Amsterdam to Paris happened at the height of the summer travel season. France hosts emergency talks in Paris on Saturday, with representatives from other high-speed international rail nations, Belgium, Britain, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain and Switzerland.  (AP Photo/Binta, File)

Europe rethinks train security after Americans thwart attack

- Associated Press

European security and transport chiefs are holding an emergency meeting Saturday in Paris to reconsider train security after American passengers thwarted an Islamic extremist attack on a high-speed trip from Amsterdam to Paris.

This July 30, 2014 photo shows Margerie Glacier, one of many glaciers that make up Alaska's Glacier Bay National Park. With melting glaciers and rising seas as his backdrop, President Barack Obama will visit Alaska next week to press for urgent global action to combat climate change, even as he carefully calibrates his message in a state heavily dependent on oil.   (AP Photo/Kathy Matheson)

In Alaska, Obama to walk fine line on climate change, energy

- Associated Press

With melting glaciers and rising seas as his backdrop, President Barack Obama will visit Alaska next week to press for urgent global action to combat climate change, even as he carefully calibrates his message in a state heavily dependent on oil.

Lake Champlain Ferries offering reward to find jumper

Associated Press

The company that operates most of the ferries that carry passengers across Lake Champlain between Vermont and New York is offering a $1,000 reward to help find the man who jumped from a moving ferry.

Reviving history: Papaaloa store reopens

- Associated Press

Heading into Papaaloa from Hilo on Route 19, the only hint that there is anything new at Mile 24 is a discreet sign set low to the ground, featuring an orange-toned drawing of a building, and indicating the driver should take the next right turn.

Norwegian TV to air fictional series about Russian invasion

- Associated Press

In a move that has annoyed Russia, a Norwegian television channel says it will air a fictional TV drama depicting a Russian invasion of Norway after radical environmentalists seize power and freeze the Scandinavian nation's oil and gas industry.

After 60 years of research, McLaughlin faces new challenge

- Associated Press

Since its 1954 inception as a small research laboratory in out-of-the-way Great Falls, Montana, the McLaughlin Research Institute has grown to a highly respected biomedical research center whose scientists' research has been cited as contributing to the work of two Nobel Prize winners for physiology or medicine.

CenturyLink to cut 55 in Louisiana

Associated Press

CenturyLink says dozens of positions will be reduced in Louisiana as part of the company's proposal to eliminate 1,000 jobs companywide.

Republican presidential candidate, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, gives a foreign policy speech on the campus of The Citadel, Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

Experts say tough talk on China overlooks economic realities

- Associated Press

If there was ever a week for the Republican presidential candidates to talk tough on China, this was it. Spurred by the stock market's wild ride, they lashed out at the world's most populous nation.

News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT

Associated Press

State Democratic Party Chairwoman Mary Mancini on Friday called on Republican state Rep. Andy Holt to resign over alleged environmental violations at his northwestern Tennessee hog farm.

Getting kids interested in fruits, vegetables

- Associated Press

When a farmer offered her a bag of baby carrots at the Greeley Farmers Market, 3-and-a-half-year-old Elizabeth Shaw wasn't interested. Her father, Jon, offered her a tiny, ripe tomato, but she turned her head. It wasn't until he flashed a bright orange bell pepper and knelt to the little girl's level that Elizabeth's curiosity peaked. Her big brown eyes widened and her little fingers carefully reached out toward the vegetable, as if it might bite.