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If Michael Bay directed ‘Up’

Cue the Linkin Park, Carl's journey to Paradise Falls just got more intense.

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‘Scandal’ star Columbus Short arrested

The actor has been arrested after missing two court appearances.

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More schools are mixing beer, football at stadiums

A growing number of schools are bringing the party inside, opening taps in concourses that traditionally have been alcohol-free zones.

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in Election 2014, Local

Political Games Alleged with Student Loans

Davis: Durbin and Callis make it political.

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Mo’ne Davis, team out of Little League World Series

Star pitcher Mo'ne Davis and her team are out of the running.

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in Sports

Friday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the sports news making headlines today, Friday, Aug. 22.

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in Sports

U.S. keeper Howard to take year off from international duty

U.S national team goalkeeper Tim Howard says he will take a year off from international duty in order to spend more time with his family.

This undated image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. U.S. officials say the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed and is in U.S. custody. The officials say Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's (boh BURG'-dahl) release was part of a negotiation that includes the release of five Afghan detainees held in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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Watchdog finds Pentagon broke law in Bergdahl transfer

The Defense Department violated U.S. law by failing to alert Congress before releasing five Taliban members in exchange for a captured U.S. soldier.

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in National, World

Pentagon: Islamic State threat ‘beyond anything we’ve seen’

The sophistication, wealth and military might of Islamic State militants represent a major threat to the U.S., military leaders say.

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‘Jackass’ star could face charges for Seaworld prank

WATCH: Steve-O could face criminal charges for defacing a San Diego highway sign and promoting the prank via social media.

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in Lifestyle

Put on some sunscreen!

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

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in National

U.S. Rep. Ryan sees no gov’t. shutdown this year

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan expects his Republican Party to avoid government shutdown this year.

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in Weird

Va. man named Stoner arrested on pot charges

A Virginia man faces drug charges after police found more than $10,000 worth of marijuana plants at his home.

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in Entertainment

Crowdfunding fails

Because we can't all be winners.

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in Local

Durbin, Schock react to ISIS

Durbin: We need to help Iraq stand on its own feet. Schock: Example of Obama's failure.

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Best Ice Bucket Challenge fail. Period.

WATCH: A girl attempts the Ice Bucket Challenge immediately after having her wisdom teeth removed. It backfires miserably.

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Confirmed: Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon have split

The showbiz superstars have been living in separate houses for months, Cannon says.

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in Music

Border official fired after taking $10K Bieber bribe

Justin Bieber's entourage has reportedly cost a Niagara Falls border patrol guard her job.

This image released by AMC shows Walter White, played by Bryan Cranston, wearing a Bollman 1940’s pork pie hat in a scene from the second season of "Breaking Bad." Cranston was nominated for a Golden Globe for best actor in a drama series for his role in the series on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013. The 71st annual Golden Globes will air on Sunday, Jan. 12.

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WATCH: 2014 Emmy nominee previews

Are your favorite shows nominated for an Emmy this year?

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Two Found Dead in Springfield’s Riverside Park

Springfield Park District Police say two people were found dead inside a vehicle with gunshot wounds.

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Taylor Swift picks up 2 new chart records with ‘Shake It Off’

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The star's new single, "Shake It Off" is expected to debut at No. 1 on this week's Billboard Hot 100 countdown.

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CBS Sports to air all-women sports talk show

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CBS said Tuesday the weekly hour-long, prime-time program on the cable channel will be the first of its kind.

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BET bosses apologize for Blue Ivy joke

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One of BET's top execs is apologizing to Beyoncé and Jay Z after their daughter became a butt of a terrible joke on "106 & Park."

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Fall Out Boy to open Labor Day MDA telethon

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The band will kick off the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon this weekend.

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Mike Epps confirmed to play Richard Pryor

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The long-awaited biopic appears to be moving forward with some big casting news just announced.