Sports

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look at the biggest stories and best photography in sports this week.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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More schools are mixing beer, football at stadiums

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A growing number of schools are bringing the party inside, opening taps in concourses that traditionally have been alcohol-free zones.

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Mo’ne Davis, team out of Little League World Series

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Star pitcher Mo'ne Davis and her team are out of the running.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

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Here is a look at the sports news making headlines today, Friday, Aug. 22.

Entertainment

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This weekend’s celebrity birthdays

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Dave Chappelle, Marlee Matlin, and Scott Caan are among the celebs celebrating this weekend.

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Ashton Kutcher, Mariska Hargitay dominate TV paychecks

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The annual Who Earns What countdown lists the paydays of your favorite television stars.

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‘Scandal’ star Columbus Short arrested

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The actor has been arrested after missing two court appearances.

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‘Jackass’ star could face charges for Seaworld prank

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WATCH: Steve-O could face criminal charges for defacing a San Diego highway sign and promoting the prank via social media.

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Crowdfunding fails

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Because we can't all be winners.

Viral Videos

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If Michael Bay directed ‘Up’

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Cue the Linkin Park, Carl's journey to Paradise Falls just got more intense.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Best Ice Bucket Challenge fail. Period.

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WATCH: A girl attempts the Ice Bucket Challenge immediately after having her wisdom teeth removed. It backfires miserably.

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‘Baby Got Class’: A back to school parody

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The family that brought you "Xmas Jammies" is back with another fantastic parody video.

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What Nick Offerman thinks about in the shower

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These genius thoughts prove Nick Offerman is more than just a simple man with a glorious mustache.

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From ‘Breaking Bad’ to ‘Barely Legal Pawn’

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WATCH: Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul reunited for "Barely Legal Pawn," to promote the upcoming Emmy Awards.

National News

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Making headlines this week

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A look at the week's biggest newsmakers and the stories you won't soon forget.

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March, memorial service planned in embattled Missouri town

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National Guard troops are preparing to leave following two straight nights of relative calm after more than a week of racially-charged protests.

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Watchdog finds Pentagon broke law in Bergdahl transfer

This undated image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. U.S. officials say the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed and is in U.S. custody. The officials say Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's (boh BURG'-dahl) release was part of a negotiation that includes the release of five Afghan detainees held in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

The Defense Department violated U.S. law by failing to alert Congress before releasing five Taliban members in exchange for a captured U.S. soldier.

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Pentagon: Islamic State threat ‘beyond anything we’ve seen’

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The sophistication, wealth and military might of Islamic State militants represent a major threat to the U.S., military leaders say.

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U.S. Rep. Ryan sees no gov’t. shutdown this year

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U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan expects his Republican Party to avoid government shutdown this year.

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American aid workers released from hospital, cleared of Ebola

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Two Americans who just weeks ago were gravely ill with Ebola have been cleared of the virus.

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National Guard withdraws from Missouri

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Tensions have eased after sometimes violent protests were staged nightly since police killed an unarmed black teenager.

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Brace yourself: ‘Farmer’s Almanac’ calls for cold winter

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The almanac predicts a "super-cold" winter in two-thirds of the country.

Lifestyle News

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Put on some sunscreen!

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Fewer U.S. teenagers are using sunscreen, even as skin cancer rates increase, a study found.

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378 people ‘pay it forward’ at Starbucks

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A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours at a Starbucks drive-thru in Florida.

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Could riding the bus help you lose weight?

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A new study shows taking public transportation is just as beneficial as other “active commuting” modes like walking and biking.