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Chaka Khan hitting the dance floor for 21st season of ‘DWTS’

The soul star is among the contestants hoping to bust a move on the hit reality TV competition.

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Virginia reporter, photographer fatally shot live on air

Two journalists were fatally shot on live TV and authorities say the disgruntled former coworker who pulled the trigger has also died.

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Newlyweds welcome wedding guests with ‘weed tent’

This Oregon wedding had a new twist on the traditional "open bar."

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Aerosmith’s Joe Perry ‘starstruck’ while recording Hollywood Vampires album

Joe Perry is still pinching himself after getting the chance to work with his musical hero Sir Paul McCartney.

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U.S. OPEN: Djokovic, Serena Williams named top seeds

Serena Williams is aiming to complete the first calendar-year grand slam in 27 years when the U.S. Open begins on Monday in New York.

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Grateful Dead and John Mayer announce tour

While the final chance to see all the surviving members of Grateful Dead jam out together came and went with their epic “Fare Thee Well” reunion concerts, the Dead aren’t exactly done.

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Consumer confidence, housing data signal economy’s resilience

U.S. consumer confidence hit a seven-month high in August and new single-family home sales rebounded in July, suggesting underlying strength in the economy that could still allow the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates this year.

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‘Bat Condos’ Aim to Provide Shelter For Thousands of Bats

Two newly constructed bat condominiums have been unveiled in Bangor to provide shelter for thousands of bats.

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The Beatles’ ‘Help!’ turns 50

The spy spoof - at one point titled "Eight Arms to Hold You" - opened on Aug. 25, 1965.

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Tennessee experiments with ‘sleep coaching’

Tennessee is studying its football players' sleep habits to make sure they don't get caught napping when a game's on the line.

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Stock futures rise but uncertainty remains

U.S. stock index futures were sharply higher on Wednesday, a day after a rally on Wall Street fizzled as concerns about China's economy overwhelmed a bout of bargain-hunting.

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Wilson tributes flow among calls for safety review

Wilson, a seven-time winner in IndyCar racing, died after suffering a severe head injury during a wreck in the closing laps of an IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway on Sunday.

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Day hopes to unseat Spieth as player of the year

Newly-crowned PGA Champion Jason Day sees the FedExCup playoffs as the opportunity for a challenge to world No. 1 Jordan Spieth in the voting for the PGA Tour Player of the Year award.

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Meet the dog who helped bust Jared Fogle

This rambunctious black Lab named Bear is a bloodhound for the digital age.

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Caitlyn Jenner Halloween costume sparks social media outrage

Retailers selling "Call Me Caitlyn" costumes have sparked a social media firestorm from critics who say the get-up insults transgender people and promotes stereotypes.

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Amazon offering ‘Prime’ alcohol

The online retailer is expanding Prime Now, its one- and two-hour service, to Seattle, where the company is headquartered, and offering alcohol deliveries there.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Aug. 26.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, Aug. 26

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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We spend a lot of time stuck in traffic

A strong economy and cheap gas have put more motorists on U.S. roads, leading to the worst-ever traffic congestion and forcing the average commuter to waste 42 hours a year stuck in traffic jams.

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What if Daniel is the real ‘Karate Kid’ bully?

In this alternate version of the classic film, Daniel LaRusso is the one who picks every fight in "The Karate Kid."

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Paul McCartney drawings among Beatles auction

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The sketches, which are expected to fetch more than $16,000, feature line portraits of three figures who look like members of the band, and were found in an attic by the seller.

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WATCH: 60 years of ‘Guinness World Records’

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That's a lot of years of documenting unique records.

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MTV VMAs: Tears, chaos, and music history

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The Executive Producer of the MTV Video Music Awards looks back at the craziest and the most unpredictable moments in the ceremony's history.

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‘Big Bang’ star Jim Parsons making big bank

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The TV favorite has earned an estimated $29 million in the past year,

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Aretha Franklin eyeing Broadway life story musical

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The Queen of Soul is already in negotiations for a possible film and TV mini-series about her life, and now she reveals she is talking to actress and director Marsha Mason about a stage show.