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Forgotten moments from the '60s

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 4:10am
The 1960s is known for the major moments that shaped history -- civil rights, Vietnam, the assassinations of Kennedy and King. But the decade was also full of smaller events that also indicated change was in the wind.
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Entertainment world mourns

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 3:16am
Robin Williams, who died Monday at 63, was a comedic inspiration for many performers, and he also was a brilliant dramatic actor.
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Tony Stewart has history of clashes

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 2:56am
Tony Stewart's profession is driving for millions of dollars a year in NASCAR races, but his hobby is racing against amateurs on dirt tracks for trophies. Recently, he hit and killed a driver during a sprint car race.
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'Comedic Mother Theresa'

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 2:51am
As a medical student who used humor to help his patients, Robin Williams' role in "Patch Adams" was touching and memorable.
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Kevin Ward Jr. started young, loved to race

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 2:43am
As soon as he could, Kevin Ward Jr. got in a race car. As soon as he could, Kevin Ward Jr. started winning races.
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How food trucks became L.A. kings

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 2:27am
In a world where the niche-hip is elevated to cultural elite on a weekly basis, it was probably inevitable: the humble taco truck has gone Hollywood.
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One of Earth's most beautiful groves

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 2:03am
In Japan's Sagano Bamboo Forest, on the outskirts of Kyoto, towering green stalks of the famously versatile plant sway in the wind, creaking eerily they collide and twist, leaves rustling.
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Experimental Ebola drug sent

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 1:44am
The government of Liberia says that sample doses of the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp will be sent there to treat doctors who have contracted the deadly virus.
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Violence flares again over teen's death

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 11:44pm
Hours after federal civil rights investigators and the FBI opened an inquiry into the death of a teen shot by an officer in Ferguson, Missouri, police fired tear gas to disperse a crowd.
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'Shark Week' breaks records

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 11:25pm
Shark Week still has plenty of bite.
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Ebola outbreak patient zero found?

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 11:24pm
The worst outbreak of Ebola, which has killed 961 people and triggered an international public health emergency, may have started with a 2-year-old patient in a village in Guinea, according to a report.
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Judge spends night in jail

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 10:04pm
A federal judge spent the night in an Atlanta jail after being charged with misdemeanor battery in an alleged domestic violence incident involving his wife.
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'Maid in Manhattan' actor grows up

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 9:52pm
They grow up so fast.
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Obama can't fix Iraq

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 8:58pm
Barack Obama may be a risk averse president focused more on the middle class as his legacy than on the Middle East. But ISIS' advances against Irbil (where there are U.S. troops and diplomats) and its brutality against the Yazidis and Christians gave him no choice but to become more risk ready.
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10 reasons to break up with your trainer

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 8:06pm
After months of personal training, you're still not seeing results. Could it be time to ditch your trainer?
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Random squall hits 80 dinghies

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 6:49pm
Ten people are thought to have been injured after around 80 sailing dinghies got into difficulties in heavy weather off the coast of Northern Ireland.
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Israel-Hamas cease-fire holds

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 6:48pm
A new cease-fire between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza conflict appeared to be holding Monday.
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The 'Potter' film Daniel Radcliffe hates

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 6:39pm
Of the eight "Harry Potter" movies Daniel Radcliffe made, there's one in particular that sets his teeth on edge.
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David Duchovny and Tea Leoni split

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 6:36pm
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