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An Indonesian air force transport plane plowed into a residential neighborhood in the country's third-largest city of Medan shortly after takeoff on Tuesday, killing dozens of people.

Binsar Bakkara
After tunneling out of maximum-security cells, Richard W. Matt and David Sweat waited for the Jeep, driven by a cooperating prison employee, that would take them to Mexico. It never arrived. BENJAMIN MUELLER
President Barack Obama will announce Monday night a rule change that makes millions more Americans eligible for overtime pay. The rule would raise the salary threshold below which workers automatically qualify for time-and-a-half overtime wages to $50,440 a year from $23,660, according to a person with knowledge of the proposal.NOAM SCHEIBER
The declaration by Puerto Rico’s governor that the island’s $72 billion in debt is “not payable” was not only a warning to its creditors. It was also aimed at leaders in Washington, who perhaps more than anyone could determine whether Puerto Rico’s finances can be stabilized or will slide into chaos.MICHAEL CORKERY and MARY WILLIAMS WALSH
Nearly two weeks after canceling a campaign event scheduled the morning after the deadly attack on a South Carolina church, Jeb Bush on Monday called the Confederate battle flag a “racist” symbol, reflecting the new Republican normal in a Southern primary state vastly altered by the racially motivated killings.Jason Horowitz
In the wake of violent protests targeting Uber, French officials have arrested two of the ride-hailing startup's executives. Although there is no direct link between the protests and the executives’ arrest, observers say it is difficult to rule out a connection between the incidents.Cristina Maza
NBC just told Donald J. Trump, the Republican presidential candidate and former star of “The Celebrity Apprentice” reality show, that he’s fired. Alan Rappeport
The escaped killers David Sweat and Richard W. Matt had intended to go to Mexico before their plan unraveled when a prison worker accused of helping them did not show up with her car, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Monday.Andy Newman
Despite pockets of resistance and some legal confusion, same-sex marriage was coming to the conservative South on Monday after the U.S. Supreme Court last week made same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states.Molly Hennessy-Fiske and Michael Muskal
NBC Universal delivered a message to Donald Trump over his recent remarks regarding immigrants: "You're fired."Stephen Battaglio