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No deaths linked to troubled VA hospital

A probe into long waits for treatment at VA facilities in Phoenix did not find that the shoddy care caused patient deaths.

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American fighting with ISIS killed in Syria

An American suspected of fighting alongside Islamic State militants has been killed, U.S. officials say.

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American freed by Syrian militants overcome with emotion

A U.S. writer released from two years in the captivity of insurgents in Syria is doing well and is excited to be free, his mother says.

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Bear heads stolen from remote Maine cabin

A thief broke in but didn't get the jewelry and electronics that most burglars seek.

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Obama woos vets with health care, home loans

The President sought to make amends with veterans, announcing expanded mental health care and lower home loan costs for military families.

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U.S. names Conn. official to lead Obamacare marketplace

The Obama administration named a leader to oversee private health insurance offered to consumers in 36 states.

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in Entertainment

Today’s celebrity birthdays

Paul Reubens - better known as "Pee Wee Herman - turns 62 today.

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in Sports

USC investigating Josh Shaw’s ‘hero’ claim

USC is looking into whether the star player actually hurt himself the way he says he did.

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U.S. consumer confidence hits near 7-year high

U.S. consumer confidence rose in August to its highest level since October 2007.

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Spy flights over Syria begin

The surveillance flights could pave the way for airstrikes against ISIS militants in Syria.

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in Lifestyle

California to require ‘kill switches’ on smartphones

Phones will be required to come with a "kill switch" to render them useless if lost or stolen in an effort to stem an epidemic of theft.

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in Entertainment

Ashton Kutcher named TV’s highest-paid actor

The "Two and a Half Men" star is laughing all the way to the bank.

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in Sports

Djokovic, Sharapova sparkle after others toil

A steamy first day proved more than a little stressful for several of the U.S. Open favorites.

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in Music

Florida Georgia Line singer launching clothing line

Brian Kelley is creating a new clothing line with his wife, Brittney Marie Cole Kelley.

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WATCH: Weird Al performs TV show songs

The funnyman treats Emmy viewers to a mashup of realistic show themes from hits including "Mad Men" and "Game of Thrones."

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It’s official: Burger King is buying Tim Horton’s

The fast food king will buy the Canadian coffee chain to create the third-largest quick service restaurant group.

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in Sports

NFL, FIFA, others in “think tank” on concussions

Officials from the NFL, FIFA and other sports organizations are banding together for better ways to identify and treat concussions.

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in Sports

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, Aug. 26.

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in Sports

Slow down! Refs want to hit pause on up-tempo play

College football officials have formalized pace-of-play procedures in an effort to slow the game down.

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Hayden Panettiere’s Emmy slip-up

The actress is expecting her first child and accidentally revealed the gender during a red carpet interview.

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7 smartphone photography tricks

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Upgrade from the selfie with these seven awesome photo tricks.

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Browns WR Gordon suspended for 2014 season

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Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon has been suspended by the NFL one year for violating the league's substance abuse policy.

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Military: Jet in Virginia crash based in Massachusetts

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DEVELOPING: An Air Force F-15C has crashed in the mountains of western Virginia and the pilot's status is unknown.