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1 day ago in National

Volkswagen says emissions scandal bill could get much bigger

Volkswagen's CEO says the company will launch new electric vehicles and set up a new firm focused on operations like car-sharing as it seeks to get past its scandal over cheating on diesel emissions tests.

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1 day ago in Music, Olympics

The Band Perry get an Olympic honor

"Live Forever" will be the official song of Team USA.

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1 day ago in Entertainment

‘Wet Hot American Summer’ returning for 10 year reunion

The 2001 film, featuring Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, Bradley Cooper and Amy Poehler, among others, was a box office flop upon its release, but it has become a cult classic over the years.

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1 day ago in Sports

PGA: Zurich Classic of New Orleans preview

Headlining the field is No. 2 in the FedExCup standings, Jason Day, who is looking to capture his third victory of 2016.

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1 day ago in Sports

No Curry, no problem

The Golden State Warriors did not skip a beat without key point guard Stephen Curry, routing the Houston Rockets 114-81 on Wednesday to seal a 4-1 series triumph in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs.

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1 day ago in Lifestyle

Gov’t launches new website for student loan borrowers

The Department of Education has launched a new website to help people with student loans find a repayment option that best suits their needs.

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1 day ago in Sports

Ducks down and out after Predators win decider

After winning Game 6 of their Western Conference quarter-final series on Monday, the Nashville Predators saw a message in their locker room: "Noon flight to Anaheim. Pack for six days."

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1 day ago in Sports

Quarterbacks expected to rule at NFL Draft

Given the pass-happy state of the most popular U.S. professional sports league, the pressure to find a frontline thrower moved the Los Angeles Rams and Philadelphia Eagles to trade up to the number one and two slots, respectively, for the presumed purpose of snaring a quarterback.

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1 day ago in National

Kerry expresses reservations about all-volunteer U.S. military

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday he feels all Americans should find a way to serve their country, suggesting the need for a renewal in public service that could also affect the military.

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1 day ago in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

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

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1 day ago in National

Significant premium hikes expected under Obama health law

Expect insurers to seek significant premium increases under President Barack Obama's health care law for next year.

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1 day ago in National

Carly’s croon sparks bewilderment, criticism on social media

Carly Fiorina was so happy to be named U.S. presidential hopeful Ted Cruz's running mate, she broke into song during her acceptance speech. But the chorus that greeted her on social media was anything but complimentary.

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1 day ago in Entertainment

Whistleblower Snowden gets big screen treatment

The story of National Security Agency contractor-turned-whistleblower Edward Snowden captivated the U.S. in 2013 and now he is getting the Hollywood treatment.

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1 day ago in Music

Reports: Opioid medication found on Prince, at death scene

Authorities investigating the death of Prince found prescription opioid medication on him, according to various news outlets on Wednesday, the same day court records showed a judge appointed a bank to safeguard the music legend's estate.

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1 day ago in Viral Videos

Stern father finally praises you

"Law & Order" star J.K. Simmons and Stephen Colbert know how much praise from a stern father means. Here, pull up a chair.

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2 days ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 28

A look back on the Hollywood headlines that have made history.

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2 days ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Middleditch Sentenced To 130 Days In Jail

There was an abrupt ending Wednesday in the Albemarle County jury trial of Andrew Blackwell Middleditch.

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2 days ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Park Officials Believe Worst Is Over

The massive fire that's charred more than 10,000 acres of Shenandoah National Park is now 90% contained.

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2 days ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA, Virginia Assembly

Supreme Court Hears McDonnell Appeal

The eight U.S. Supreme Court justices heard an appeal Wednesday from former Governor Bob McDonnell.

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2 days ago in National

Email privacy bill headed for House approval

The House of Representatives is expected to vote to require law enforcement authorities to get a search warrant before asking technology companies to hand over old emails, with the bill's Senate prospects unclear.

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3 hours ago in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Mother’s Day,’ Key & Peele comedy ‘Keanu’ hit theaters

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Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

4 hours ago in Entertainment

WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu this May

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It's going to be a great weekend for some binge-watching.

4 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Foxfield Races Saturday

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The spring running of the Foxfield Races will be Saturday at the track on Garth Road.

6 hours ago in Albemarle County, Local

Car Hits Albemarle School Bus

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There was a crash Friday morning involving an Albemarle school bus, but there were no students on board.

6 hours ago in Entertainment

Alicia Vikander to play Lara Croft in ‘Tomb Raider’ reboot

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The Swedish Oscar winner follows in the footsteps of Angelina Jolie to play the famed adventurer.