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Jon Stewart prepares to sign off

After 15 years, the comedian will bid farewell as he hosts his final "Daily Show."

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Bat boy, 9, dies after hit in head by swing at baseball game

The boy was struck by a follow-through swing near the on-deck circle.

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Fans, family mark 20th anniversary of Jerry Garcia’s death with #RippleEffect

The daughter of late the Grateful Dead frontman has launched a global art project to honor her father.

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SEC spares no expense in hiring 14 new coordinators

Coaches around the Southeastern Conference have had to do a little extra homework on opposing coordinators during the offseason.

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Judge dismisses Kurt Cobain death scene photos case

A judge in Seattle has dismissed efforts by a TV host to release photographs of Kurt Cobain's death scene.

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‘Star Trek’ style elevators coming to a house near you

A futuristic elevator that fits neatly into the corner of a room and moves between floors of a standard home could present a more attractive proposition than the traditional stairlift.

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Obama to unveil tougher climate change plan

President Barack Obama will unveil the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases, kicking off what is expected to be a tumultuous legal battle between federal environmental regulators and coal industry supporters.

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Americans love cold-brew coffee

For U.S. coffee shops, business usually cools down as the weather heats up.

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Blatter gives up IOC membership as FIFA exit nears

FIFA President Sepp Blatter was relieved of his International Olympic Committee ex officio membership on Monday, seven months before he will be replaced as the head of soccer's governing body.

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Key Olympic powerbroker urges U.S. bid for 2024

The most powerful people in the Olympic movement have urged the U.S. to quickly find a replacement for Boston and push ahead with plans to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

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Tom Cruise’s ‘Rogue Nation’ dominates weekend box office

It's the third largest movie opening for Cruise, following the $64.9 million launch for 2004's "War of the Worlds" and $57.8 million for 2000's "Mission: Impossible 2."

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U.S. to defend Syrian rebels with airpower, including from Assad

The United States has decided to allow airstrikes to defend Syrian rebels trained by the U.S. military from any attackers, even if the enemies hail from forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

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Epic Pomeranian puppy sneeze

There are worse ways you could spend a few seconds of your day.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories making headlines, Monday, Aug. 3.

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GOP prepares for big week

All 17 candidates are jockeying to get a spot on the stage of the first GOP debate, and a place in the hearts and minds of voters.

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Pittsburgh doctor linked to second Zimbabwe lion hunt probe

Zimbabwe has linked a Pennsylvania doctor to an investigation into illegal lion hunting, naming him as a client of a safari operator accused of breaching regulations.

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Ice T voices ‘Care Bears,’ ‘Dora the Explorer’

The rapper and "Law & Order: SVU" star used to do voice work for children's cartoons.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, Aug. 3

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 3

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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War Of Words Continues Over Pipeline

Critics of a proposed pipeline like a new report from the manager of the George Washington National Forest.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 28

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A look at Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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UVA Police Investigate Sexual Assault Report

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UVA Police say a sexual assault has been reported this week near the University Grounds

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Tentative ID For Human Remains

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Albemarle Police await confirmation from the Medical Examiner's Office.

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McDonnell Lawyers Appeal To Supreme Court

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Bob McDonnell's lawyers tell the U.S. Supreme Court the former governor has been a victim of overly zealous federal prosecutors.

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International Group Honors Eggleston

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An international group honors Albemarle Fire Chief Dan Eggleston.