Top 5 On the Go: Friday August 7

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Whether you're on your way home from work or going out for Friday night, here are the top stories you need to know now.

1. Colorado theater shooter James Holmes was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Friday after the jury failed to agree on whether he should get the death penalty.

2. Health officials are scrambling to fight a recent explosion in the number of hepatitis C cases -- an increase they say stems from the abuse of a popular street drug.

3. The U.S. Navy said Friday it plans to station armed guards at all of its reserve centers across the nation, following the deadly shooting at a Navy Reserve Center in Tennessee last month.

4. Republican presidential contenders hustled back to work on Friday following a fiery debate that focused most of the spotlight on Donald Trump, but gave other candidates new momentum in the 2016 race.

5. Attorneys representing the six officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray said on Friday prosecutors led investigators away from evidence revealing Gray's history of "crash-for-cash" schemes in which people hurt themselves to collect settlements.

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