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The 5 top stories you need to know every morning, hosted by USA TODAY's Maria T. Fowler, and hosted by USA TODAY's Ryan Carey-Mahoney on the weekends.




September 22, 2017: Hurricane Maria remains a threat

Plus, President Trump campaigns for Republican Sen. Luther Strange in Alabama, the new iPhone is here, Fall officially begins and Brexit negotiations trudge on. (Photo: Ricardo Arduengo, AFP/Getty Images)

Duration: 00:03:31

September 21, 2017: Hurricane Maria expected to drench Dominican Republic

Plus, rescuers continue to work to free trapped people following an earthquake in Mexico City, an official criminally indicted in the Flint water crisis heads to court, Ivanka Trump talks about postpartum depression and Stephen King turns 70. (Photo: Helene Valenzuela, AFP/Getty Images)

Duration: 00:03:02

September 20, 2017: As Jose moves out to sea, Maria hits Puerto Rico

Plus, rescue efforts continue in Mexico City following a deadly earthquake, the Federal Reserve will make a major announcement, a new USA TODAY Network report will look at what a border wall might mean and Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown. (Photo: Dominique Chomereau-Lamotte, AP)

Duration: 00:02:56

September 19, 2017: Trump addresses U.N. General Assembly

Plus, a pair of storms keep moving, Apple's iOS 11 mobile operating system is here, and audit will show if Minneapolis police officers are using their body cameras and happy 'Talk Like a Pirate Day.' (Photo: Seth Wenig, AP)

Duration: 00:05:11

September 18, 2017: Hurricane Maria takes shape

Plus, President Trump meets with world leaders at the United Nations, Chili's trims its menus by 40%, a Salvador Dalí paternity hearing begins, and 'Dancing with the Stars' is back. (Photo: Mandal Ngan, AFP/Getty Images)

Duration: 00:02:22

September 15, 2017: U.N. Security Council to meet over North Korea threat

Plus, preorders begin for the iPhone 8, the Cassini spacecraft's run comes to an end, an insanity defense in the 'Slender Man' stabbing case goes to jury and USA TODAY turns 35 years old. (Photo: STR, AFP/Getty Images)

Duration: 00:03:50

September 13, 2017: Florida tries to return to normal

Plus, President Trump meets with GOP senator Tim Scott to talk race, Los Angeles is expected to formally get the 2028 Olympics, Sen. Bernie Sanders will introduce single-payer health care legislation and Sean Spicer hits late-night TV. (Photo: Katie Klann, Naples Daily News)

Duration: 00:05:17

September 12, 2017: Weakened Irma to soak Southeast

Plus, a star-studded telethon will be held for hurricane relief, a redesigned iPhone will be released, Hillary Clinton speaks out on Russian election interference and President Trump's voter fraud panel reconvenes. (Photo: Mic Smith, AP)

Duration: 00:04:33

September 11, 2017: Irma finally weakens

Plus, remembering 9/11, a jury will begin deciding the fate of one of the 'Slender Man' attackers, Sean Spicer starts a paid speaking gig and a doubleheader wraps up the NFL's Week 1. (Photo: Jack Gruber, USA TODAY)

Duration: 00:04:49

September 9, 2017: Irma barrels toward Florida

Plus, the NFL season kicks off, North Korea may test another missile, naked cyclists ride through Philadelphia and the U.S. Open reaches its final weekend. (Photo: Getty Images)

Duration: 00:05:13

September 8, 2017: Monster hurricane moves through Caribbean, toward South Florida

Plus, an effort is being made to partially repeal Obamacare, Wilmington, Delaware leads the U.S. in teen shootings, Stephen King's 'It' hits theaters and a powerful earthquake slams southern Mexico. (Photo: Joe Raedle, Getty Images)

Duration: 00:04:11

September 7, 2017: Trump Jr. to testify behind closed doors

Plus, Hurricane Irma roars through the Caribbean, the Toronto Film Festival marks the start to award season, the NFL season kicks off and it's time for New York Fashion Week. (Photo: Shawn Thew, European Press Photo Agency)

Duration: 00:03:12

September 6, 2017: House to take up aid for Harvey victims

Plus, senators begin bipartisan work on health care, Hurricane Irma takes shape, Senator Bob Menendez goes to trial and President Trump visits a North Dakota refinery. (Photo: David J. Phillip, AP)

Duration: 00:05:29

September 5, 2017: Trump to annouce DACA fate

Plus, you can now go through security at Pittsburgh International Airport even if you aren't flying, Amtrak resumes full service at New York's Penn Station, China stops imports from North Korea and the U.S. men's soccer team's World Cup hopes hang in the balance. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images)

Duration: 00:02:58

September 1, 2017: Hurricane Irma gains strength as Harvey weakens

Plus, Americans are now prohibited from traveling to North Korea, Force Friday II is a 'Star Wars' retail blitz, NAFTA renegotiations continue and Texans can now legally openly carry swords. (Photo: Godofredo A. Vasquez, Houston Chronicle via AP)

Duration: 00:03:52

August 31, 2017: Pence heads to Texas as Harvey price tag rises

Plus, Diana's legacy lives on 20 years after her death, U.S.-South Korean joint military drills conclude, the teen suspect in a deadly New Mexico library shooting could be tried as an adult and college football returns. (Photo: Scott Clause, The Daily Advertiser, USA TODAY Network)

Duration: 00:04:42

August 30, 2017: Trump visits Missouri to talk tax reform

Plus, Harvey makes a second landfall, the U.S. Open offers some early upsets, Samsung unveils new products and the Venice Film Festival opens today. (Photo: Evan Vucci, AP)

Duration: 00:04:30

August 29, 2017: Trump heads to Texas

Plus, Harvey continues to move along the Texas coast, the Houston Astros move home games to Florida during the storm, tensions are high after North Korea's latest ballistic missile launch and the NFL's Ezekiel Elliott heads to an appeals hearing to reduce a domestic violence-related suspension. (Photo: Gabe Hernandez, Caller Times via USA TODAY NETWORK)

Duration: 00:03:06

August 28, 2017: Some prices finally dropping at Whole Foods

Plus, Texas cleans up from Hurricane Harvey, an Indian quasi-religious leader is sentenced for rape, the U.S. Open gets underway in New York and Office Depot will introduce same-day delivery. (Photo: Elise Amendola, AP)

Duration: 00:04:21

August 26, 2017: Hurricane Harvey remains a terrifying menace

Plus, a highly anticipated boxing matchup between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor, protests continue after Charlottesville, marchers in Spain unite against terrorism and it's a big Sunday for television. (Photo: Nick Wagner, AP)

Duration: 00:03:44

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