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3 days ago in Entertainment

Ringling elephants, a famed U.S. circus act, pack up trunks for retirement

Elephants take a final bow at Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus on Sunday, ending a 145-year spectacle that delighted fans but enraged animal activists, who say the highly publicized retirement is not enough.

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Mayweather happy in retirement but hints at ring return

Mayweather quit boxing in September after accumulating a 49-0 record during a 19-year career that produced world titles in five weight divisions and earnings in excess of $800 million.

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3 days ago in National, World

Islamic State boosts attacks in response to territorial losses

Islamic State attacks have increased this year, particularly in Iraq and Syria as the group responds to substantial territorial losses, a U.S.-based analysis firm says.

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DeRozan, Raptors shoot past Pacers in Game 7

Dwane Casey read the reviews of the Toronto Raptors' decisive Game 6 loss to the Indiana Pacers.

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3 days ago in National

Clinton, looking ahead to general election, begins Appalachia tour

U.S. Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton begins a two-day tour on Monday through rural, traditionally coal-reliant parts of the eastern Appalachian region where Republican rival Donald Trump’s pro-coal, anti-trade message has resonated with economically distressed voters.

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Eyeing an Indiana victory, Trump says, ‘It’s over’

Front-runner Donald Trump says that he will have essentially sealed the Republican U.S. presidential nomination if he wins Tuesday's contest in Indiana, where he holds a big lead over chief rival Ted Cruz.

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3 days ago in Music

U2 guitarist The Edge makes history as he rocks Sistine Chapel for cancer

The Edge, lead guitarist with the Irish band U2, has become the first rock star to play in the Sistine Chapel, a venue he described as "the most beautiful parish hall in the world."

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3 days ago in Sports

Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, May 2.

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3 days ago in Entertainment

‘Cheers’ star Woody Harrelson wants to open pot shop

Harrelson, who is best known for his roles in the film "White Men Can't Jump" and 1980s sitcom "Cheers," had applied for a license on behalf of his company Simple Organic Living LLC.

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‘Jungle Book’ triumphs, ‘Keanu’ stumbles, ‘Mother’s Day’ bombs

"The Jungle Book" pulverized a trio of box office lightweights, racking up $42.4 million to lead ticket sales for the third consecutive weekend.

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3 days ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Monday, May 2

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

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3 days ago in Viral Videos

‘Too Much Time on My Hands’ re-do

Jimmy Fallon and Paul Rudd do a shot-for-shot remake of the 1981 Styx classic.

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3 days ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: May 2

A look back at some of the Hollywood headlines from years past.

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4 days ago in Entertainment, Lifestyle

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this May

On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

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6 days ago in Sports

The weekend sports schedule

Here’s a look at some of the sporting events taking place this weekend.

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6 days ago in Sports

The best sports shots this week

A look at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

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6 days ago in National

Making headlines this week

A look back at some of the biggest newsmakers this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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6 days ago in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Mother’s Day,’ Key & Peele comedy ‘Keanu’ hit theaters

Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

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6 days ago in Entertainment

WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu this May

It's going to be a great weekend for some binge-watching.

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Alicia Vikander to play Lara Croft in ‘Tomb Raider’ reboot

The Swedish Oscar winner follows in the footsteps of Angelina Jolie to play the famed adventurer.

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Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care

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As the Obama administration is counting down its final year in office, many Democrats are finding less to like about the president's health care law.

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U.S. to boost airport staffing to manage long security lines

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With airlines worried that long security lines may discourage summer travelers, the U.S. government said it will add airport staff and bomb-sniffing dogs and ramp up pre-screening enrollment efforts.

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‘You can’t always get what you want,’ Stones tell Trump

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The Rolling Stones told Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump on Wednesday to stop using the band's music for his campaign after artists such as Adele and R.E.M. made the same request.

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Furyk to make PGA Tour return next week in Charlotte

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Jim Furyk makes his season debut as he joins an elite field boasting 31 of the top 50 players in the current FedExCup standings.