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President Obama to ‘run wild’ with survivalist Bear Grylls

NBC released some clips of the upcoming episode of "Running Wild with Bear Grylls," and while the president did try some exotic cuisine, he got off easier than other former guests.


in Sports

Former Cardinals ace Joaquin Andujar dies at 62

Andujar also played for Houston and Oakland.


in Entertainment

Vanessa Williams to return to Miss America after 3 decades

Three decades after she gave up the crown amid a nude photo scandal, the 1984 winner is returning to the Miss America pageant.

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Wayne Rooney breaks England’s scoring record with penalty

The Manchester United forward blasted his spot kick high into the net before clutching both fists and running over to celebrate in front of the England supporters.


in Local Sports

After Boise return, Washington moves on with freshman QB

Jake Browning took the first snap under center last Friday against Boise State, becoming the first true freshman to start at quarterback in Washington's history and Chris Petersen's coaching career.


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SEC rules: Conference sets record with 10 teams in AP Top 25

The SEC already held the record for most teams from one conference in the Top 25 with eight, a mark it matched in the preseason.


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District: 2 players allege ref made racial slur before hit

Northside Independent School District Superintendent Brian T. Woods says an assistant football coach accused of suggesting the students retaliate against the referee has been placed on leave.


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Goodell denies connection between ‘Deflategate’ and ‘Spygate’

The NFL Commissioner denied allegations that he came down hard on the New England Patriots over "Deflategate" because the league was light-handed in dealing with the team over the a spying scandal in 2007.


in Music

Janis Joplin ‘guided’ movie about her, filmmaker says

The documentary "Janis" contains footage never seen before of the troubled teen from Texas who rose to world fame.


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Congress plunging into debate on Iran nuclear deal

Lawmakers head into tense debate on the Iran nuclear deal as they return to Washington from a five-week summer recess.

FILE - This Feb. 1, 2011 file photo shows medical marijuana clone plants at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. Despite new rules that say only about 140 medical marijuana dispensaries are eligible to stay open, more than 450 have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year.

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Caped ‘superhero’ fighting for legal pot instead of fighting crime

A caped green superhero stumping for marijuana legalization votes at Ohio college campuses and bars has sparked debate over its impact on children.


in Music

The Beatles’ Brian Epstein contract up for auction

The document, which formally bound the Fab Four to Epstein's management roster for five years, was inked by all five parties in October, 1962, two months after Ringo Starr joined the band as former drummer Pete Best's replacement.


in Music

Aretha Franklin wants to block concert movie

Bosses at the Telluride Film Festival were forced to pull the planned premiere of "Amazing Grace" when the singer's lawyers filed a last-minute motion in a U.S. District Court in Colorado late on Thursday objecting to the screening.

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson saves a dog in Labor Day pool drama

The "Furious 7" star turned into a real-life action hero.


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‘Star Trek’s’ Captain Kirk writes an autobiography

"The Autobiography of James T. Kirk – The Story of Starfleet’s Greatest Captain," will be published by Titan Books on Tuesday - 49 years to the day after "Star Trek" premiered on television in 1966.


in Lifestyle

New app lets friends virtually walk each other home

Companion is being used on college campuses across the country.


in Sports

Williams sisters to put family ties to ultimate test

Family ties will be stretched to the limit when Serena and Venus Williams clash in a compelling U.S. Open quarter-final on Tuesday where much more than sibling bragging rights will be on the line.


in Entertainment

Boston awaits release of new Bulger movie ‘Black Mass’

Anticipation is building in South Boston for a new movie about convicted gangster James "Whitey" Bulger.


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End to Brady suspension a game-changer for NFL fantasy football

The New England Patriots star quarterback will suit up this Thursday for his team’s season opener, after U.S. District Judge Richard Berman threw out the National Football League’s four-game suspension against him in the now notorious “Deflategate” case.


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WATCH: 4-year-old boy, his dog rescued from well in Mississippi

The boy had been trapped in a well nearly 25 feet deep, and only about a foot and a half wide.

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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 6

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A look back at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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Dos Santos to miss Mexico’s playoff vs US


Forward Giovani Dos Santos will miss Mexico's playoff game at the United States on Saturday, a match that determines which nation will represent its region at the 2017 Confederations Cup.

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Nationals fire manager Matt Williams, coaching staff


The Nationals say they have fired manager Matt Williams and his coaching staff after a season in which the team went from World Series favorite to failing to make the playoffs.

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Headed to rehab, Yankees’ Sabathia to miss playoffs


Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia is checking into an alcohol rehabilitation center and will miss the postseason.

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‘Spectre’ destroyed nearly $34M worth of cars


The price tag for the latest installment in the "James Bond" franchise includes millions in automobiles, including seven specially-created Aston Martins that were wrecked during filming.

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