Today in History By The Associated Press Stocks lackluster, oil drops ahead of Fed chair's speech By YOUKYUNG LEE 28 students to get police escort due to oil pipeline protest The Associated Press Library Card Sign-up Month brings awareness to value of library Indian Trails Public Library District Turkish state media says Syrian opposition forces have reached 'entrance' to IS-held town of Jarablus The Associated Press Italy's civil protection agency upgrades provisional death toll from earthquake to 73 The Associated Press Carrot and quinoa mini-muffins are great snacks or breakfast By MELISSA D'ARABIAN US sales of existing homes fell 3.2 percent in July amid fewer listings, climbing prices The Associated Press Summit focuses on coordinating efforts to fight drug abuse By DAN SEWELL To grow or not? Some successful small business owners say no By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG