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IOC expects U.S. 2024 bid despite Boston pullout

The deadline for applicant city submissions for the 2024 Games is Sept. 15 with Hamburg, Paris, Rome and Budapest already having entered the race.

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Boy Scouts lift ban on gay leaders, employees

The policy, which takes effect immediately, comes three years after the organization removed its prohibition on gay youth, but local Boy Scout units chartered by religious organizations will still be permitted to exclude gay adults.

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Kerry warns Congress scrapping Iran deal would mean path to nuclear weapon

The Republican-controlled Congress has until Sept. 17 either to endorse or reject the agreement.

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These Jimmy John’s thieves are real-life ‘ham burglars’

Two crooks made off with more than just cold, hard cash.

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Human trafficking report blacklists Thailand, raises awareness about modern day slavery

The State Department's annual report highlights the world's worst human-trafficking centers.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, July 28

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

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, July 28.

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Watch NFL rookies react to their ‘Madden 16′ ratings

Jameis Winston, Marcus Mariota, Amari Cooper, Melvin Gordon and other NFL rookies react to their ratings in the upcoming installment of the storied video game franchise.

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Today in entertainment history: July 28

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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U.S. Olympic Committee ends effort to bring 2024 Games to Boston

Boston backed out of its effort to host the 2024 Olympics, hours after the mayor said he would not "commit" to a deal if it meant taxpayers would foot the bill for hosting such a large-scale event.

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Safety regulators fine Chrysler record $105 million

The automaker's agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration contains an unprecedented buyback option covering hundreds of thousands of vehicles.

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WATCH: Lady Gaga joins U2 onstage for ‘Ordinary Love’

The "Poker Face" hitmaker joined the band onstage in a very Gaga-like outfit, to play piano and provide vocals.

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Creepy clown spotted in Chicago cemetery in dead of night

Police say they don't know who this person dressed up like a clown is - or why they'd scale a cemetery fence and trespass in the dark of night - but it was all caught on tape.

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Race to succeed Blatter is ‘poker’ game: FIFA executive member

A number of candidates are expected to vie for the chance to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA president.

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in Viral Videos

Swimming with Golden Retrievers

A day at the lake has gone to the dogs.

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John Stamos teases fans with on-set shot from ‘Fuller House’

The "Full House" reboot is filming and Uncle Jesse is back and better than ever.

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Jackson family patriarch Joe Jackson suffers stroke

Michael Jackson's father has been hospitalized in Brazil.

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Cosby accusers fill magazine cover

More than 30 women who have accused the embattled comedian of sexual assault are featured on the cover, including supermodels Janice Dickinson and Beverly Johnson.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 3

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A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate

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

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WATCH: Chris Farley in ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’

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This mashup is both hilarious and impressive.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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Here's a look at some of the major sporting events happening this weekend.

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This week’s best sports shots

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A look back at some of this week's biggest plays and best moments in sports.