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After being lost for more than a decade, the iconic flag that was hoisted above Ground Zero after the 9/11 terrorist attacks will be unveiled Todayat the 9/11 Memorial & Museum in New York City. The flag went missing within hours of being captured in a photograph that shows three firefighters raising the flag above rubble. It finally turned up in Washington State in 2014 after a TV show detailed its history, including that it had vanished. It was authenticated and the original owner donated the flag to the museum this week.
The 2016 NFL season kicks off today with a rematch of Super Bowl 50, as the visiting Carolina Panthers look to exact revenge against the defending champion Denver Broncos (7:30 p.m. CT / 5:30 PT on NBC).
Ryan Lochte has been hammered for his exaggerated tale of robbery in Rio, but did the Rio police also tell a tall tale of the swimmers’ behavior? That’s been in question—but regardless, Ryan Lochte and three other U.S. swimmers involved in the embarrassing gas station incident after a night of partying in Rio are expected to be handed suspensions from the United States Olympic Committee and USA Swimming today.
The Coast guard is searching for a woman who was swept off the beach near Long Beach last night. Rescuers arrived on scene just after 10:30 p.m. The Coast Guard said this time of year the water is 60 degrees. The Coast Guard said any water below 72 –there is a chance of getting hypothermia. Crews are now searching the area for the woman. A Coast Guard helicopter has also been called in to help.