Late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories of interest:
1. AP POLL SHOWS A TIGHT RACE FOR THE WHITE HOUSE. After the addition of Ryan to the GOP ticket, Romney and Obama remain closely matched.
2. TROPICAL STORM ISAAC HAS REPUBLICANS WORRIED. After hitting hurricane strength it could target Tampa, right when the GOP holds its convention there.
3. A CAMPAIGN TACTIC FOR DEMOCRATS: QUOTE TODD AKIN. As the Missouri congressman defies his party by staying in the Senate race, his comments on rape and pregnancy are being used against Republicans running elsewhere.
4. WHERE U.S. TROOPS KEEP DYING, LARGELY UNNOTICED. AP's Deb Riechmann explores why Americans pay more attention to political ad wars than the Afghanistan war.
5. WHY A TRAIN JUMPED THE TRACKS. Investigators are looking for answers and exploring whether two women killed in the derailment played a role.
6. WHAT'S GETTING ATTENTION IN AIR RACE DISASTER PROBE. Loose screws in a World War II-era fighter's tail may have caused the crash that killed 11 last year.
7. CURIOSITY PREPPING FOR FIRST MARS TEST DRIVE. No parallel parking, but the rover will travel 10 feet, turn, back up, and finish to the left of its starting spot.
8. THE SWITCH IN NATALIE WOOD'S DEATH CERTIFICATE. Three decades later, the cause has been amended to "drowning and other undetermined factors," instead of accidental drowning.
9. COLUMBUS GETS A ROOM, BUT NOT EVERYONE LIKES THE PLACE. A Japanese artist is building a living room around a New York statue of the great explorer, and some Italian-Americans say that's disrespectful.
10. A WINNING HAND FOR THE PUSH TO LEGALIZE INTERNET POKER IN THE U.S. It's a game of skill, not chance, according to a federal judge in New York
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