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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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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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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.

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Want to buy Pink Floyd’s flying pig? Too late

Algie the flying pig is no longer up for sale -- going back to the band instead.

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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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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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Dolly Parton teases new TV movie

They hadn't even started shooting the movie, but Dolly Parton had no trouble selling "Coat of Many Colors" to critics. The film, set to air Dec. 10 on NBC, is inspired by Parton's childhood.

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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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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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‘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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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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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.

Seattle Storm's Crystal Langhorne poses for a photo at the team's annual media day Wednesday, May 7, 2014, in Seattle. The team opens against the Los Angeles Sparks May 16 in Seattle.

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Langhorne, Loyd lead Storm past Mystics

Crystal Langhorne scored 15 and Jewell Loyd had 18 points in Seattle's victory.

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Sunday Night Baseball on KPUG: Arrieta pitches no-hitter for Cubs in win over Dodgers

Arrieta became the first 17-game winner in the big leagues by throwing baseball's third no-hitter in less than three weeks.

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Tokyo wins Little League title, beating Lewisberry 18-11

Pennsylvania scored 10 times in the bottom of the first but Japan responded with seven runs in the second, four in the third inning and five in the sixth.

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 2

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

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Ex-wrestler ‘Superfly’ Snuka charged in girlfriend’s 1983 death

SEPTEMBER 1 : Former professional wrestling star Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka has been charged with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the death of his girlfriend **File Photos** Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka appears at the Spooky Empire Convention on May 16, 2014 in Orlando, Florida. Credit :	WENN.com

Seventy-two-year-old Snuka, now living in Waterford Township, New Jersey, wrote in his 2012 autobiography that he was innocent in her death, which he said ruined his life.

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Deflategate: Nothing today, judge sales he’ll rule by Friday

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U.S. District Judge Richard Berman will have to either affirm or throw out Goodell's decision in July to uphold Brady's four-game suspension.

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Jaguars’ Thomas to have surgery, expected to miss 3 games

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The team said Tuesday that Thomas will have surgery Wednesday to repair ligament damage in his right hand. The decision came after Thomas got a second opinion.

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McDonald’s all-day breakfast is coming next month

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Breakfastarians rejoice as the Golden Arches announces you'll soon be able to buy an egg McMuffin at dinner time.

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