Abu Muhammad al-Adnani's death was first announced by an ISIS-affiliated news site.
The CDC is almost out of money to fight the Zika virus, the agency's director said just as Florida announced three fresh homegrown cases.
Brittanee Drexel, 17, who disappeared in Myrtle Beach seven years ago, was abducted, gang-raped, shot to death and thrown into an alligator-infested swamp, according to an FBI agent who cited a prison inmate.
North Carolina is bracing for a one-two punch of stormy weather that could turn the start of Labor Day weekend into a washout.
At least three people were pulled from the Hudson River. There was no immediate word on injuries.