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in National

House panel sets hearing to reform Federal Reserve

House Republicans have proposed bills to audit the Federal Reserve and to limit its policy mandate.

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in Viral Videos

Ride the world’s tallest water slide

WATCH: At 168-feet high, the world's tallest water slide isn't open to the public ... yet.

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in National

$4M program aimed at attracting quality teachers

The Education Department is announcing a new initiative to attract quality teachers to the schools that need them most.

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in Sports

Tampa Bay Rays use ‘Jenny’ to pick starting lineup

Joe Maddon went with what he calls his "Tommy Tutone lineup" — named after the group's 1980s hit: "867-5309/Jenny."

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in Local

Victims of Fatal Motorcyle Accident Identified

Several accidents along stretch between Stevenson and South Grand

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in Entertainment

Harrison Ford’s injury halts ‘Star Wars’ production

Studio executives will halt production next month to allow director J.J. Abrams to rework the shooting schedule.

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in Sports

Australian TV airs Pistorius shooting ‘re-enactment’

With Pistorius' murder trial still underway, lawyers said the "visual mapping" re-enactment was for trial preparation and alleged it had been "obtained illegally."

FILE - This Feb. 1, 2011 file photo shows medical marijuana clone plants at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. Despite new rules that say only about 140 medical marijuana dispensaries are eligible to stay open, more than 450 have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year.

in National

Washington state facing pot shortage on first day of sales

Washington state is taking the final step to legalize recreational marijuana use, but pot could "sell out" within hours.

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in Music

Mya denies Jay Z affair rumors amid death threats

The R&B singer says she "never did, never was, never will" have an affair with Jay Z and is asking Beyoncé's fans to stop harassing her via social media.

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in Music

John Mayer pitching reality comedy show

The singer/songwriter is the brains behind a show about budding neighborhood comedians.

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in Entertainment

Drink in ‘Game of Thrones’ style

The Wines of Westeros features 12 red and white varieties and will launch to coincide with the premiere of the show's fifth series in 2015.

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in Sports

Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Monday, July 7.

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in Sports

Orioles’ Cruz, Yankees’ Jeter make All-Star rosters

Nelson Cruz was named to the All-Star Game, one season after serving a 50-game suspension in conjunction with baseball's performance-enhancing drugs scandal.

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in Weird

Maryland vandals ‘tag’ piglets

Vandals broke into a Maryland petting zoo this week and painted graffiti on a sow and her piglets, police said on Wednesday.

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in Lifestyle

Poultry giant Foster Farms recalls chicken

California-based poultry giant Foster Farms will recall some of the contaminated chicken linked to a massive salmonella outbreak.

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in Entertainment, World

4 hospitalized during Spain’s ‘running of the bulls’

Four people were hospitalized on Monday on the first day of Spain's San Fermin bull run.

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in Viral Videos

F-16′s incredibly close landing

A Turkish fighter jet coming in for a landing buzzes by, just feet above the heads of spectators during a weekend air show.

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in National

U.S. needs to ‘do right’ for immigrant children

A top U.S. official acknowledged the government needs to be sensitive to the thousands of migrant children flowing into detention centers.

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in Election 2014, Local

Durbin: Minimum Wage Increase Is “Only Fair”

Urges 'yes' vote on non-binding referendum

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in Sports

Clippers sale hangs in balance as trial begins

A trial begins in a Los Angeles court today to determine whether a $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers will go ahead.

Recent Headlines

in Music

Singer B. Simone to play Aaliyah in big screen biopic

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The life story of the late R&B singer is reportedly heading to the big screen.

in Music

CHART TOPPERS: This week’s top pop songs

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LISTEN: This week's top pop songs, according to the latest Billboard chart.

in Music

CHART TOPPERS: This week’s top R&B tracks

This CD cover image released by Epic shows "Xscape," a release by Michael Jackson.

LISTEN: This week's top R&B tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.

in Entertainment

Want to smell like Tara Reid? No? Well now you can anyway

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Because everyone wants to smell like a B-list star battling sharks in an low-budget sci-fi film, there's "Shark by Tara."

in Music

Kelly Rowland accidentally reveals baby’s gender

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The singer slips up and reveals the gender of the baby she's expecting with husband Tim Witherspoon.