Sports

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USC investigating Josh Shaw’s ‘hero’ claim

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USC is looking into whether the star player actually hurt himself the way he says he did.

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Djokovic, Sharapova sparkle after others toil

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A steamy first day proved more than a little stressful for several of the U.S. Open favorites.

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NFL, FIFA, others in “think tank” on concussions

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Officials from the NFL, FIFA and other sports organizations are banding together for better ways to identify and treat concussions.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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A look at the big sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, Aug. 26.

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

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

Lifestyle

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California to require ‘kill switches’ on smartphones

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Phones will be required to come with a "kill switch" to render them useless if lost or stolen in an effort to stem an epidemic of theft.

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

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

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‘Obstacle course’ workouts break fitness routines

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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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Put on some sunscreen!

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Fewer U.S. teenagers are using sunscreen, even as skin cancer rates increase, a study found.

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378 people ‘pay it forward’ at Starbucks

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A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours at a Starbucks drive-thru in Florida.

National

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Obama woos vets with health care, home loans

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The President sought to make amends with veterans, announcing expanded mental health care and lower home loan costs for military families.

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U.S. names Conn. official to lead Obamacare marketplace

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The Obama administration named a leader to oversee private health insurance offered to consumers in 36 states.

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U.S. consumer confidence hits near 7-year high

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U.S. consumer confidence rose in August to its highest level since October 2007.

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Spy flights over Syria begin

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The surveillance flights could pave the way for airstrikes against ISIS militants in Syria.

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It’s official: Burger King is buying Tim Horton’s

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The fast food king will buy the Canadian coffee chain to create the third-largest quick service restaurant group.

Trending

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Billy Crystal’s tribute to Robin Williams

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

News

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Today’s celebrity birthdays

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Paul Reubens - better known as "Pee Wee Herman - turns 62 today.

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Ashton Kutcher named TV’s highest-paid actor

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The "Two and a Half Men" star is laughing all the way to the bank.

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Angela Bassett shrugs off controversy over Whitney Houston biopic

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The actress-turned-director says she isn't concerned with the naysayers.

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You can buy a never-before-seen Beatles pic for $150

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Rare photographs of a 1964 concert will go on sale next month.

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WATCH: Weird Al performs TV show songs

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The funnyman treats Emmy viewers to a mashup of realistic show themes from hits including "Mad Men" and "Game of Thrones."

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Hayden Panettiere’s Emmy slip-up

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

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Viral Videos

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WATCH: Weird Al performs TV show songs

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The funnyman treats Emmy viewers to a mashup of realistic show themes from hits including "Mad Men" and "Game of Thrones."

in Entertainment, Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Billy Crystal’s tribute to Robin Williams

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

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WATCH: The making of an Emmy

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