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Americans hit the road more often, use less gas

U.S. motorists drove more miles this summer than at any time since the 2008 financial crisis.

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in Lifestyle

Messaging app seeks to bring voices back to phones

Longtime technology guru Ray Ozzie wants to bring back the emotions of the human voice to phones.

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in National

In some areas heroin easier to get than wine, cheaper than beer

States including Vermont, Pennsylvania, and New York say they are in the midst of a heroin epidemic, and that the drug is getting cheaper and easier to obtain.

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in Sports

Jeter beloved for what is ‘good in the game’

Jeter will play his last regular season home game on Thursday in what is sure to be an emotional night for a player about to take his place in the pantheon of Yankee greats.

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in National

3 Seattle schools locked down in attempted kidnapping

Schools ordered students to "shelter in place" after a man opened fire with a handgun and tried to lure several children into a car.

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in Weird

‘Pizza police:’ Cops make delivery after driver crashes

After a Pizza Hut driver was injured in a crash in Oregon, two police officers completed the delivery for him.

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in Entertainment

Vince Vaughn joins Colin Farrell on ‘True Detective’

Production on the second season of the eight-episode HBO drama will begin later this year in California.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 24

A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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Matthew Now Wanted For Abduction With Intent To Defile

City Police have a felony warrant for 32-year-old Jesse Leroy Matthew, Jr.

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in Entertainment

‘Frozen’ princess promises to be hot holiday item

Snow Glow Elsa is one of only four toys to feature on three major guides of top toys for the Christmas season.

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in Viral Videos

Who is smarter – N.Y. or L.A.?

If we're judging by this video alone, we're going to go with neither.

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in Sports

Super Bowl gets LED lighting upgrade

When the big game kicks off next year it will be played under new lighting.

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in Music

WATCH: Beck kicks off George Harrison week on ‘Conan’

"Harrison Week" celebrates the late Beatle and the upcoming release of “The Apple Years: 1968-75,” featuring the beloved singer/songwriter’s first six solo albums.

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in Viral Videos

WATCH: Skateboarding in 5,001 balloons

These skateboarders have skills!

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in Entertainment

American Girl, Rubik’s Cube among Toy Hall of Fame finalists

They face off against My Little Pony, the Slip 'N Slide, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and other childhood favorites.

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in National, World

U.S., Arab allies launch first strikes in Syria

The U.S. and Arab allies opened a new front against militants by joining Syria's three-year-old civil war.

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in National, World

CDC: Ebola cases could hit 1.4M by early next year

Between 550,000 and 1.4 million people in West Africa could be infected with the virus by 2015, according to a report issued on Tuesday.

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in National

Bin Laden son-in-law sentenced to life in prison

A son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, was sentenced to life in prison following his conviction on terrorism charges.

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in Entertainment

Jada Pinkett Smith signs on to ‘Magic Mike’ sequel

The star says she has been cast in a role that was initially intended for a man.

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in National

Government hackers try to crack HealthCare.gov

The government's own watchdogs say they tried to hack into the site and found a critical vulnerability.

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in Music, Viral Videos

WATCH: ‘Stingtones’

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What if Sting recorded your cell phone ringtone - or, even better - your voicemail message?

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‘Fury’ is all the rage at the box office

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Brad Pitt's gritty World War II drama conquered all box office foes over the weekend, ringing up $23.5 million in ticket sales.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: This forecast has gone to the dogs

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A dog visits the set of a Canadian newscast and steals the show.