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NASCAR tells drivers to stay in car in wake of fatal crash

A new NASCAR rule forbids drivers from getting out of their cars during caution periods in races, following an on-track fatality last weekend.

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Missouri names officer in shooting, cites robbery

Protests over the shooting of an unarmed black teen were boisterous but peaceful as police replaced riot gear-clad local forces and mingled with the crowd.

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Prices moderate as gasoline tumbles

Gas prices fell 2.1 percent last month, after rising in June. Food prices increased 0.4 percent in July.

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Ford recalls 83,250 cars and SUVs

Ford is recalling several models - including the Taurus and Edge - to fix a power problem.

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‘The Dude’ is writing a children’s book

"The Big Lebowski" star is penning a book for children.

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FDA warns of fraudulent Ebola drugs

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers about products being sold online that claim to prevent Ebola.

This photo released by courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics shows Emma Stone, left, as Sophie and Colin Firth as Stanley, in a scene from the film, "Magic in the Moonlight," directed by Woody Allen.

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REVIEW: There’s little ‘Magic’ in this ‘Moonlight’

No matter how hard they try, Emma Stone and Colin Firth can't save Woody Allen's "Magic in the Moonlight."

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The other border deployment: docs, dentists part of Guard response

Operation Lone Star treats thousands in a region that hugs the Mexican border, including some who come because no ID is required.

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Thousands of lucky kids get book bags from Beyoncé

Fans can also purchase the special edition backpacks, with proceeds benefitting at-risk children.

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Iraqi’s Maliki steps aside, paving way for new government

Nuri al-Maliki finally bowed to pressure and stepped down as prime minister.

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PVC pipes become musical instruments

This guy turned a bunch of pipes into some amazing tunes.

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NFL considers tougher standards on domestic violence

The NFL is considering tougher penalties for domestic violence in the wake of the uproar created by the two-game ban for Ravens running back Ray Rice.

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Redskins appeal trademark ruling

The Washington Redskins filed an appeal to overturn a decision that canceled trademarks considered disparaging to Native Americans.

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Alaskan woman, mauled by bear, drives herself to hospital

A 57-year-old hiker survived after being mauled on a wilderness trail, walking more than a mile to her truck and driving to the hospital.

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MLB: Selig oversaw prosperity, steroids era

He presided over unprecedented economic growth, yet the reign of Bud Selig may forever be linked to both ends of the Steroids Era.

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Broadway’s ‘Aladdin’ salutes Robin Williams

The Broadway cast of "Aladdin" invited an entire theater audience to help them pay tribute to Robin Williams.

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PHOTOS: Woodstock 45 years later

Today marks the 45th anniversary of the start of the most iconic music festival in American history.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at the sports news making headlines today, Friday, Aug. 15.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 15

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Manfred elected next MLB Commissioner

Long-time official Rob Manfred was elected the next commissioner of Major League Baseball.

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