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Scholarship gives new meaning ‘higher education’

A Colorado county is thinking about setting up the world's first public college funded with marijuana money.

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Arctic chills, messy energy politics await Obama in Alaska

Shrinking glaciers, Arctic temperatures and a mix of messy energy politics await President Barack Obama as he begins his historic trip to Alaska.

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As Common Core results trickle in, initial goals unfulfilled

Overall scores are higher than expected, though below what many parents may be accustomed to seeing.

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in Entertainment

Marvel announces ‘Guardians of Infinity’ comic

"The Guardians of the Galaxy" adventures will continue in this new comic book, which ties in with the blockbuster film.

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in Lifestyle

Meet the NYC garbage guru

New York City's sanitation department has its very own anthropologist-in-residence.

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U.S. considering sanctions over Chinese cyber theft

Suspicions that Chinese hackers were behind a series of data breaches in the United States have been an irritant in relations between the world's two largest economies.

in Sports

U.S. Open leading men cheering for a Serena Grand Slam

Serena Williams is on the brink of the grandest achievement in tennis, the single season Grand Slam, and even the leading men at the U.S. Open championships starting on Monday are in her corner.

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in National

Better forecasts may help avert repeat of Katrina disaster

The science of predicting hurricanes has come a long way since Katrina caught New Orleans officials off guard 10 years ago.

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Day wins FedExCup opener The Barclays by six shots

Red-hot PGA Championship winner Jason Day of Australia romped to victory at The Barclays on Sunday, winning the opening event of the lucrative FedExCup Series by a whopping six strokes.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Aug. 31.

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in Viral Videos

Jimmy Kimmel’s Trump campaign ad

Ordinarily people running for President tell us what they would do if they got the job, but Donald Trump has a much broader approach.

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Iran nuclear deal now backed by 31 senators

President Barack Obama is a step closer to having sufficient backing to ensure the deal stands.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, Aug. 31

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

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in Entertainment

‘War Room’ Stuns With $11M, Zac Efron’s ‘We Are Your Friends’ Tanks

The box office underwent a religious conversion this weekend as Christian crowds flocked to "War Room," lifting the low-budget salute to prayer above the Zac Efron drama "We're You're Friends" and the Owen Wilson thriller "No Escape."

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in Music

Swift leads winners but West, Cyrus rule the VMAs

Taylor Swift may have won the most Moonmans on Sunday but it was her reunion with rapper Kanye West on the MTV Video Music Awards stage that stole the show, as West declared he will run for the U.S. presidency in 2020.

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in Entertainment

Prolific horror filmmaker Wes Craven dead

Craven, who was also behind the 1990s horror hit "Scream," died surrounded by his loved ones at his Los Angeles home after suffering from brain cancer.

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in Features

2015 Notable Deaths

A look at the notable people and celebrities we have lost this year.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 31

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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in Music

10 of the most memorable MTV Video Music Awards moments

Since debuting in 1984, the MTV Video Music Awards have prided themselves on being a stage for all things hip - and often - controversial.

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

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

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Shania Twain can’t stop, won’t stop

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The superstar's first tour in 11 years was expected to be her last, but it appears that may have changed.

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Janet Jackson kicks off world tour

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The "Rhythm Nation" hitmaker took the stage in an all-white ensemble and was joined by a group of young girls — her "JTribe" — to perform classic hits and songs from her upcoming 11th album, "Unbreakable."

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Nicholas Hoult to take on J.D. Salinger in new biopic

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The British actor will portray the beloved American author in "Rebel in the Rye."

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‘Spectre’ could be Daniel Craig’s last ‘Bond’ movie

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The British star, whose turn in "Spectre" marks his fourth time playing 007, has now admitted he has no current plans to appear in another Bond movie

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