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in Lifestyle, Weird

‘Star Trek’ style elevators coming to a house near you

A futuristic elevator that fits neatly into the corner of a room and moves between floors of a standard home could present a more attractive proposition than the traditional stairlift.

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Obama to unveil tougher climate change plan

President Barack Obama will unveil the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases, kicking off what is expected to be a tumultuous legal battle between federal environmental regulators and coal industry supporters.

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Americans love cold-brew coffee

For U.S. coffee shops, business usually cools down as the weather heats up.

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in Sports

Blatter gives up IOC membership as FIFA exit nears

FIFA President Sepp Blatter was relieved of his International Olympic Committee ex officio membership on Monday, seven months before he will be replaced as the head of soccer's governing body.

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Key Olympic powerbroker urges U.S. bid for 2024

The most powerful people in the Olympic movement have urged the U.S. to quickly find a replacement for Boston and push ahead with plans to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

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Tom Cruise’s ‘Rogue Nation’ dominates weekend box office

It's the third largest movie opening for Cruise, following the $64.9 million launch for 2004's "War of the Worlds" and $57.8 million for 2000's "Mission: Impossible 2."

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in National, World

U.S. to defend Syrian rebels with airpower, including from Assad

The United States has decided to allow airstrikes to defend Syrian rebels trained by the U.S. military from any attackers, even if the enemies hail from forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

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in Viral Videos

Epic Pomeranian puppy sneeze

There are worse ways you could spend a few seconds of your day.

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in Sports

Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories making headlines, Monday, Aug. 3.

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in Music

Lynn Anderson dead at 67

The Grammy-winning "Rose Garden" hitmaker is considered a pioneer for women in the genre.

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in National

GOP prepares for big week

All 17 candidates are jockeying to get a spot on the stage of the first GOP debate, and a place in the hearts and minds of voters.

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in Music

WATCH: Dolly Parton returns to Music City

After a 12 year absence, the country legend returned to the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville Tennessee.

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Pittsburgh doctor linked to second Zimbabwe lion hunt probe

Zimbabwe has linked a Pennsylvania doctor to an investigation into illegal lion hunting, naming him as a client of a safari operator accused of breaching regulations.

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in Viral Videos

Ice T voices ‘Care Bears,’ ‘Dora the Explorer’

The rapper and "Law & Order: SVU" star used to do voice work for children's cartoons.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, Aug. 3

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

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Aug. 3

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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in Viral Videos

WATCH: Chris Farley in ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’

This mashup is both hilarious and impressive.

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in Sports

This weekend’s sports schedule

Here's a look at some of the major sporting events happening this weekend.

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This week’s best sports shots

A look back at some of this week's biggest plays and best moments in sports.

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Making headlines this week

A look back at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

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‘Siri, can you give me a hint?’ Apple confirms September event

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The rumors are true: Apple will host an event Sept. 9 in San Francisco.

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This is one way to get a tan

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It's summer and the beaches are packed - so this guy got some private sunbathing time while sky high.

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Netflix drug drama ‘Narcos’ blurs line between cartels, agents

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Not all cops are good guys and not all drug suppliers are obvious villains in the dark drug drama "Narcos," a bilingual examination of the history of cocaine smuggling in America and its most menacing supplier.

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The secret to Rob Lowe’s ageless face

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The 51-year-old actor will star in a new series this fall, "The Grinder," and still looks as good as ever.

in Music

Lady Antebellum taking a break

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The trio will park the tour bus to spend a little time with family.