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5 days ago in Sports, Weird

Shall I compare thee to a carburetor? Indy 500 gets a poet

An Indiana University student who is a poet and a performer has been named the Indianapolis 500's first official poet since the early 20th century.

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5 days ago in National

Survey: Most Americans support usage fees to fix crumbling roads

The cost to repair and upgrade the U.S. surface transportation system to meet current and future demands is in the "hundreds of billions of dollars," the U.S. Government Accountability Office said last year.

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5 days ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘Green Room’ is a gory, good time

It's lean, mean, loud and grisly, and a ton of bloody fun.

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5 days ago in Entertainment

Appeals court to hear ex-Subway pitchman’s appeal May 20

A federal appeals court in Chicago has set a May hearing for former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle's appeal of his more than 15-year sentence in a child sex abuse and pornography case.

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5 days ago in National

Volkswagen says emissions scandal bill could get much bigger

Volkswagen's CEO says the company will launch new electric vehicles and set up a new firm focused on operations like car-sharing as it seeks to get past its scandal over cheating on diesel emissions tests.

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5 days ago in Music, Olympics

The Band Perry get an Olympic honor

"Live Forever" will be the official song of Team USA.

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5 days ago in Entertainment

‘Wet Hot American Summer’ returning for 10 year reunion

The 2001 film, featuring Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, Bradley Cooper and Amy Poehler, among others, was a box office flop upon its release, but it has become a cult classic over the years.

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5 days ago in Sports

PGA: Zurich Classic of New Orleans preview

Headlining the field is No. 2 in the FedExCup standings, Jason Day, who is looking to capture his third victory of 2016.

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5 days ago in Sports

No Curry, no problem

The Golden State Warriors did not skip a beat without key point guard Stephen Curry, routing the Houston Rockets 114-81 on Wednesday to seal a 4-1 series triumph in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs.

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5 days ago in Lifestyle

Gov’t launches new website for student loan borrowers

The Department of Education has launched a new website to help people with student loans find a repayment option that best suits their needs.

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5 days ago in Sports

Ducks down and out after Predators win decider

After winning Game 6 of their Western Conference quarter-final series on Monday, the Nashville Predators saw a message in their locker room: "Noon flight to Anaheim. Pack for six days."

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5 days ago in Sports

Quarterbacks expected to rule at NFL Draft

Given the pass-happy state of the most popular U.S. professional sports league, the pressure to find a frontline thrower moved the Los Angeles Rams and Philadelphia Eagles to trade up to the number one and two slots, respectively, for the presumed purpose of snaring a quarterback.

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5 days ago in National

Kerry expresses reservations about all-volunteer U.S. military

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday he feels all Americans should find a way to serve their country, suggesting the need for a renewal in public service that could also affect the military.

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5 days ago in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

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

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5 days ago in National

Significant premium hikes expected under Obama health law

Expect insurers to seek significant premium increases under President Barack Obama's health care law for next year.

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5 days ago in National

Carly’s croon sparks bewilderment, criticism on social media

Carly Fiorina was so happy to be named U.S. presidential hopeful Ted Cruz's running mate, she broke into song during her acceptance speech. But the chorus that greeted her on social media was anything but complimentary.

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5 days ago in Entertainment

Whistleblower Snowden gets big screen treatment

The story of National Security Agency contractor-turned-whistleblower Edward Snowden captivated the U.S. in 2013 and now he is getting the Hollywood treatment.

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5 days ago in Music

Reports: Opioid medication found on Prince, at death scene

Authorities investigating the death of Prince found prescription opioid medication on him, according to various news outlets on Wednesday, the same day court records showed a judge appointed a bank to safeguard the music legend's estate.

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5 days ago in Viral Videos

Stern father finally praises you

"Law & Order" star J.K. Simmons and Stephen Colbert know how much praise from a stern father means. Here, pull up a chair.

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6 days ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 28

A look back on the Hollywood headlines that have made history.

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6 hours ago in Music

Paul McCartney meets ‘Blackbird’ inspirations

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Paul McCartney met two members of the "Little Rock Nine," who helped inspire the hit Beatles song.

6 hours ago in Music

Huge acts hinting at giant ‘October’

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Some of the biggest names in rock are adding fuel to rumors of a mega-concert.

7 hours ago in Entertainment, Viral Videos

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ as told by emojis

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If the blockbuster movie was told entirely by characters on your cell phone.

8 hours ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: The cicadas are coming …

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Billions of cicadas will soon emerge after spending 17 years underground and they have a lot of catching up to do.

1 day ago in Sports, Viral Videos

It’s not ‘Regulators:’ Warren G butchers ‘Ball Game’

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WATCH: The rapper messed up the first line and sang off-key.