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Posted: August 18, 2014 at 3:34 a.m.

The USS Iwo Jima sails into Mayport Naval Station, its new home port in Jacksonville, Fla. on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. The USS Fort McHenry also arrived at Mayport on Sunday. (AP Photo/The Florida Times-Union, Will Dickey)

More charges expected in kidnap case

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Curfew imposed after looting

People gather next to a makeshift memorial for Michael Brown Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, located at the site where Brown was shot by police a week ago in Ferguson, Mo. Brown's shooting in the middle of a street following a suspected robbery of a box of cigars from a nearby market has sparked a week of protests, riots and looting in the St. Louis suburb. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

FERGUSON, Mo. -- After a week of unrest that followed the fatal shooting of a black teenager by a police offic... Read »

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Names and Faces

FILE - In this June 21, 2014 file photo, Alec Baldwin attends the Hamptons SummerDocs Series opening night screening of "Life Itself" at Guild Hall in East Hampton in New York. On Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, Baldwin said, his assistant and cleaning woman saw a neighbor hitting a woman over the head with a frying pan in his building in Manhattans Greenwich Village. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP)

Police were called to Alec Baldwin’s New York City apartment building, but this time he wasn’t the one in trou... Read »