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4 days ago in Sports

Gary Payton ‘unimpressed’ by Stephen Curry’s unanimous MVP

One of the NBA's all-time great trash talkers continues to talk trash.

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4 days ago in National

2016 is shaping up to be the summer of the road trip

With summertime gas prices predicted to be the lowest in 13 years, the travel industry is anticipating a blockbuster July and August.

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4 days ago in National

Frozen food recall covers hundreds of items from many stores

Authorities who want to stem the listeria-linked illnesses and deaths worry it'll be difficult to get consumers to dig through their freezers and check for products they may have bought as far back as 2014 from places like Costco, Target, Trader Joe's and Safeway.

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4 days ago in Weird

The great Post-it note war of NYC

A conversation conducted using sticky Post-it notes on the windows of two offices in Lower Manhattan has delighted passersby and drawn a number of neighboring advertising agencies to join what is now a highly contested art battle.

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4 days ago in Music, Entertainment

Drake leads BET nominations with nine nods

The BET Awards, established by the Black Entertainment Television network, recognizes African Americans and other minorities in the music, acting and sporting fields.

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4 days ago in National

Study: Millennials match boomers in eligible voter share

A new analysis of census data shows millennials are now tied with baby boomers for the largest percentage share of eligible voters.

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4 days ago in Entertainment

Sara Ramirez quits ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ after 10 years

The 40-year-old actress joined the cast of the hit U.S. television medical drama as Dr. Callie Torres back in 2006 and quickly became a fan favorite.

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4 days ago in Sports

No decision yet on relocating NFL Pro Bowl

The National Football League said that multiple cities are interested in hosting the Pro Bowl but that it was too soon to say if the annual exhibition of all-stars will move from its traditional home in Hawaii.

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4 days ago in Lifestyle

Two-thirds of U.S. would struggle to cover $1,000 emergency

In a country with the most billionaires on earth, two-thirds of Americans would have a difficult time covering a minor emergency.

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4 days ago in National, World

Egyptian military finds debris of crashed airliner

The Egyptian military found the personal belongings of passengers and other debris from an EgyptAir jet floating in the Mediterranean, Cairo said on Friday, confirming that the plane had plunged into the sea with 66 people on board.

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4 days ago in Sports

NFL to return $723,000 in ‘paid patriotism’ funds to taxpayers

The National Football League has agreed to return more than $700,000 paid to its teams by the Pentagon for honoring American soldiers at sporting events.

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4 days ago in Sports

James’ triple-double powers Cavs to rout of Raptors

LeBron James recorded his 15th post-season triple-double as he moved past Shaquille O'Neal into fourth place on the all-time post-season scoring list in the Cleveland Cavaliers' 108-89 victory over the Toronto Raptors in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals on Thursday.

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4 days ago in Sports

Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today.

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4 days ago in National

Lawmakers vote down LGBT rights measure

Shouts of "Shame, shame, shame," erupted in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday as Republican lawmakers narrowly defeated legislation to protect the civil rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees of government contractors.

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4 days ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Friday, May 20

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

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4 days ago in Weird

The toilet opossum

The soaking wet little creature is seen in photos posted on the department's Facebook page.

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4 days ago in Viral Videos

1,500 water balloons + a trampoline

Uncle of the year? Definitely.

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4 days ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: May 20

A look at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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5 days ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: Gosling, Crowe shine in ‘The Nice Guys’

What begins as a low-rent missing persons case snowballs into an enormous conspiracy involving porn, the government, and the all-powerful auto industry ... it is 1977, after all.

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5 days ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: Talented voice actors can’t save long, slow ‘Angry Birds’

The major problem with "Angry Birds" is the lack of story.

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6 hours ago in National

Democrats, seeking unity, give Sanders say in party platform

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The Democratic Party said on Monday it would give U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders a prominent say in writing its platform this year, a gesture that could ease tensions between Sanders' camp and party leaders, whom Sanders has accused of favoring rival Hillary Clinton.

7 hours ago in National

Hawaii could be first to put gun owners in federal database

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Hawaii could become the first state in the nation to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the country.

7 hours ago in Lifestyle, National

Kicking the habit: Adult smoking rate in U.S. is falling fast

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The smoking rate among U.S. adults has been falling steadily for decades but the latest survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds the 2015 decline is the biggest in more than 20 years.

7 hours ago in National

States on Zika’s frontline see big gaps in funding, expertise

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In Mississippi, a small team of entomologists has begun the first survey of mosquito populations in decades. Experts do not believe the kind of mosquitoes most likely to carry the Zika virus are active in the state, but they cannot know for sure.

7 hours ago in National, World

Obama prods Vietnam on rights, promotes Trans-Pacific Partnership

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U.S. President Barack Obama chided Vietnam on political freedoms on Tuesday after critics of the communist-run government were prevented from meeting him in Hanoi, a discordant note on a trip otherwise steeped in words of amity between the former foes.