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in Sports

Slow down! Refs want to hit pause on up-tempo play

College football officials have formalized pace-of-play procedures in an effort to slow the game down.

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in Entertainment

Hayden Panettiere’s Emmy slip-up

The actress is expecting her first child and accidentally revealed the gender during a red carpet interview.

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in Weird

Father-daughter team traps blue lobster

A Maine teenager and her father have landed a one-in-two-million catch - a blue lobster.

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in National

Obama plans executive steps to boost vets’ mental health care

The President will unveil a series of executive actions aimed at improving access to mental health treatment for former service members.

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in National, World

Poll: Americans oppose paying ransom for hostages

Nearly two out of three Americans say governments should not pay ransom to terrorists in exchange for hostages.

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in National

Michael Brown remembered in Missouri, march planned

Family and supporters celebrated the life of the black teen slain by a white officer in a funeral ringing with calls for peace and police reforms.

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in National

Republicans pressure Obama to step up action on ISIS

Republicans want more aggressive U.S. action to defeat Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq.

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in Lifestyle

CDC: E-cigarettes may tempt non-smoking teens to start

Once teens have tried e-cigarettes they are more inclined to give regular cigarettes a try, U.S. researchers say.

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in Entertainment

Emmys exalt old favorites over TV’s shiny newcomers

In a year dominated by Netflix and newcomers, the big broadcast networks still fared well.

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Billy Crystal’s tribute to Robin Williams

The Emmy Awards remembers Robin Williams, "the brightest star in a comedy galaxy."

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Today’s celebrity birthdays

Actress Melissa McCarthy and actor Chris Pine are among those celebrating birthdays today.

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PHOTOS: Emmy red carpet arrivals

Some of Tinseltown's biggest talent walked the red carpet to celebrate the best and brightest in TV.

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in Sports

Tiger ends 4-year alliance with coach Foley

Tiger Woods has split up with swing coach Sean Foley after a four-year partnership.

This image released by The Weinstein Company shows Josh Brolin in a scene from, "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For."

in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘Sin City 2′ isn’t worth the return trip

Directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller have not lost their flair for comic book imagery, but the noir cartoon glory of "Sin City 2" isn't enough to overlook the flaws in the story.

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in Entertainment, Sports

Soccer star Tim Howard inks book deal

American soccer hero and international celebrity Tim Howard has advanced to the next round of fame: a book deal.

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in National

Mourners, civil rights leaders attend funeral of slain Missouri teen

Mourners remembered Michael Brown with words of goodwill and joy rather than the violence and outrage that has followed his killing.

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WATCH: The making of an Emmy

Go behind the scenes to see the craftsmanship behind the making of an Emmy statuette.

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in Lifestyle

‘Obstacle course’ workouts break fitness routines

Tired of treadmills? Bored with bicep curls? It may be time to scale a wall, climb a rope and drag a tire.

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in Music

Prince to release new album

The pop icon announced Monday that he would release "Art Official Age" next month.

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S&P 500 tops 2,000 for the first time

The S&P 500 rose to a new record on Monday.

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Dream run over for Catherine Bellis as big guns advance

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Aug 28, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Catherine Bellis (USA) hits to Zarina Diyas (KAZ) on day four of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic were forced to take a backseat to 15-year-old Catherine Bellis, who hogged the Flushing Meadows limelight once again.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Johnny JamBoogie

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If football doesn't workout, "Johnny Football" always has this to fall back on.

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Reese Witherspoon goes ‘Legally Blonde’ for cancer-stricken fan

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Reese Witherspoon stars in a scene from "Legally Blonde."

Reese Witherspoon played dress-up for a four year old who is obsessed by her alter ego Elle Woods from her 2001 hit "Legally Blonde."

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Separatists say will allow ‘trapped’ Ukrainian forces to withdraw

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A flag of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic is seen at the top of damaged war memorial at Savur-Mohyla, a hill east of the city of Donetsk, August 28, 2014.

Pro-Moscow rebels fighting in Ukraine said they would open up a 'humanitarian corridor' to allow the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops they have encircled.

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Power cords, children’s furniture among this week’s recalls

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HP is recalling 6 million power cords for overheating and the deaths of two children have prompted the recall of bean bag chairs.