Hurricane Harvey Slams Texas Coast

Hurricane Harvey, the fiercest hurricane to hit the U.S. in more than a decade, rolled over the Texas Gulf Coast on Saturday. No deaths were immediately reported. The system is expected to be a tropical storm by Sunday afternoon. Read the story from The AP.

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Whole Foods Will Drop Prices

Amazon sent ripples through the grocery industry when it announced it would buy Whole Foods back in June, but new details are coming out this week. Those include Amazon setting new prices on bananas, butter, organic eggs, and other best-selling staples. The online giant also says its Amazon Prime members will get special prices and perks at Whole Foods. Read the story from NPR.


Mayweather vs. McGregor

Critics have dismissed the fight as a farce. So why are so many people still paying such close attention? Read the story from The Atlantic.

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Samsung and South Korea

After Lee Jae-yong's conviction for bribery, “I hope this is a starting point to cutting off businesses’ close relationship to the government,” said South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s spokesman. Read the story from NPR.


Taylor Swift Drops New Song To Mixed Reviews

Her new single, “Look What You Made Me Do,” is a sleek and dark piece of electro-pop that swells and seethes. NPR tries to make sense of Taylor Swift’s attempted heel turn. 

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