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Sports

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This week’s best sports shots

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Some of the best plays and biggest newsmakers from the week in sports.

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Tribute to Justin Wilson before Sunday’s finale

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Justin Wilson's race car will be back on track for the IndyCar season finale.

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Serena insists pressure not a factor in Grand Slam bid

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Serena Williams says she is treating the upcoming U.S. Open just like any other, even though she is well aware of the historical impact the year's final grand slam may have.

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Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose accused of rape

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Derrick Rose, the 2011 National Basketball Association Most Valuable Player, is being sued by a former girlfriend who alleges he and two friends drugged and gang-raped her in 2013.

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‘Chocolate Thunder’ Dawkins dies at 58

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Darryl Dawkins, one of the most colorful players in the NBA in recent memory, has passed away at the age of 58.

Weird

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The ‘town drunks’ can’t drink that

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The police department in Illinois' second largest city is going to compile a "habitual drunkard" list to help fight public intoxication.

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Let’s grab a coffee at the cat café

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Hey, it could be fun, right?

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Newlyweds welcome wedding guests with ‘weed tent’

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This Oregon wedding had a new twist on the traditional "open bar."

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The $1.5-million fall

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Having a bad day? Just remember, it could be worse.

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Tie the knot, cut the cord

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A Houston couple arranged for a quickie hospital wedding once they found out the bride-to-be was also going to be an early mom-to-be.

Lifestyle

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Once considered rude, some cell phone etiquette is the new norm

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Do you text or otherwise engage with a small screen during a social gathering? A U.S. survey suggests you are not alone, even if you are annoyed when other people do exactly the same thing.

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Love or loathe them, emails are here to stay

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If seeing an inbox full of hundreds of emails fills you with dread, get used to it, because they are here to stay and will remain a constant in the workplace.

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Deals pop up as airlines compete

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It might be getting a little cheaper to fly the friendly skies.

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Many drivers ignoring new tech features in cars

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Carmakers are adding everything from remote car unlocking to self-parking systems in their newest models as they try to make vehicles more connected to the Internet and more automated.

National

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Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of this week's biggest newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.

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How low will gas go?

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AAA predicts gas prices could drop below $2 a gallon by the end of the year.

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Buzz Aldrin wants to colonize Mars

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The second man to walk on the moon is pushing for a Mars settlement by 2040.

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U.S. vaccination rates high, but pockets of unvaccinated pose risk

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The vast majority of U.S. kindergarten-age children are vaccinated against preventable diseases but sizable pockets of unprotected children still exist, posing a public health threat, according to a government study.

Trending

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Taylor Swift & Lisa Kudrow bring back ‘Smelly Cat’ from ‘Friends’

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From Central Perk to the Staples Center, Phoebe Buffay has hit the big time.

News

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‘Siri, can you give me a hint?’ Apple confirms September event

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The rumors are true: Apple will host an event Sept. 9 in San Francisco.

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This is one way to get a tan

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It's summer and the beaches are packed - so this guy got some private sunbathing time while sky high.

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Netflix drug drama ‘Narcos’ blurs line between cartels, agents

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Not all cops are good guys and not all drug suppliers are obvious villains in the dark drug drama "Narcos," a bilingual examination of the history of cocaine smuggling in America and its most menacing supplier.

in Entertainment

The secret to Rob Lowe’s ageless face

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The 51-year-old actor will star in a new series this fall, "The Grinder," and still looks as good as ever.

in Music

Pink Floyd’s flying pig set for auction

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Executives at Air Artists, the firm behind the floating porky, are selling off the blow-up pig as part of a rock memorabilia sale, which will also feature items created for the Rolling Stones, Iron Maiden and AC/DC.

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Richie Sambora developing TV show

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The former Bon Jovie rocker is expanding his resumé by developing a TV show for HBO.

in Music

Slash to producer slasher film

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The former Guns 'N Roses star has teamed up with horror production firm Revolver Picture Company for a new movie franchise.

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A new milestone for Facebook

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For the first time, a billion people used Facebook in a single day.

Babe of the Day

Aug. 28, 2015

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