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Stock futures rise but uncertainty remains

U.S. stock index futures were sharply higher on Wednesday, a day after a rally on Wall Street fizzled as concerns about China's economy overwhelmed a bout of bargain-hunting.

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in Sports

Wilson tributes flow among calls for safety review

Wilson, a seven-time winner in IndyCar racing, died after suffering a severe head injury during a wreck in the closing laps of an IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway on Sunday.

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in Sports

Day hopes to unseat Spieth as player of the year

Newly-crowned PGA Champion Jason Day sees the FedExCup playoffs as the opportunity for a challenge to world No. 1 Jordan Spieth in the voting for the PGA Tour Player of the Year award.

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in Entertainment

Meet the dog who helped bust Jared Fogle

This rambunctious black Lab named Bear is a bloodhound for the digital age.

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Caitlyn Jenner Halloween costume sparks social media outrage

Retailers selling "Call Me Caitlyn" costumes have sparked a social media firestorm from critics who say the get-up insults transgender people and promotes stereotypes.

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Amazon offering ‘Prime’ alcohol

The online retailer is expanding Prime Now, its one- and two-hour service, to Seattle, where the company is headquartered, and offering alcohol deliveries there.

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in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Aug. 26.

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in National

10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, Aug. 26

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

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in National

We spend a lot of time stuck in traffic

A strong economy and cheap gas have put more motorists on U.S. roads, leading to the worst-ever traffic congestion and forcing the average commuter to waste 42 hours a year stuck in traffic jams.

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in Viral Videos

What if Daniel is the real ‘Karate Kid’ bully?

In this alternate version of the classic film, Daniel LaRusso is the one who picks every fight in "The Karate Kid."

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in Lifestyle

Many drivers ignoring new tech features in cars

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.

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in Weird

The $1.5-million fall

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

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Aug. 26

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

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Amy Schumer channels ‘American Gothic’ on Twitter

The "Trainwreck" star takes trolling to the next level, with a little help from J.K. Simmons.

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in National, World

Not so fast, Big Ben

It's among the most recognizable landmarks in the world but the iconic clock has been telling the wrong time.

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in Viral Videos

WATCH: Llama drama

"Phantom" the llama lived up to its name, evading animal control officers, neighbors and its owner for close to three hours before being caught.

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Transperformance Rescheduled to Wednesday at Look Park

The music festival is celebrating its silver anniversary Wednesday with a theme of music from the silver screen

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‘Fear the Walking Dead’ sets ratings record

The Sunday series premiere of "Fear the Walking Dead" has set a mark for drawing the most viewers to a series debut on cable.

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Downtown Amherst Crime Spree Continues

The M&M Links Jewelry Store and the Lime Red Teahouse are the latest targets to experience break-ins

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in National, World

Wall Street posts biggest rally of the year

Wall Street posted its sharpest rally of the year on Tuesday, as investors snapped up beaten-down stocks a day after the market's worst performance in four years on fears about China's economy.

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in Music

Paul McCartney drawings among Beatles auction

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The sketches, which are expected to fetch more than $16,000, feature line portraits of three figures who look like members of the band, and were found in an attic by the seller.

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MTV VMAs: Tears, chaos, and music history

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The Executive Producer of the MTV Video Music Awards looks back at the craziest and the most unpredictable moments in the ceremony's history.

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Ed Sheeran’s lion tattoo is fake … or is it?

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The "Sing" hitmaker made his followers question if the large black and orange chest tattoo was a prank on Wednesday when he showed off an ink-free torso on Instagram.com and wrote, "Was only joking about the lion."

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Can the McWhopper make fast-food ‘peace?’

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Could a Big Mac - Whopper hybrid be happening? And, if so, would you eat it?

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Grateful Dead and John Mayer announce tour

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While the final chance to see all the surviving members of Grateful Dead jam out together came and went with their epic “Fare Thee Well” reunion concerts, the Dead aren’t exactly done.