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4 weeks ago in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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

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4 weeks ago in National

Senator Kirk criticizes fellow Republicans on Garland boycott

Senator Mark Kirk of Illinois accused many of his fellow Senate Republicans of being "closed-minded" by refusing to consider President Barack Obama's nomination of Merrick Garland to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.

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4 weeks ago in National, World

Poll: Most Americans support torture against terror suspects

Nearly two-thirds of Americans believe torture can be justified to extract information from suspected terrorists, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll, a level of support similar to that seen in countries like Nigeria where militant attacks are common.

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4 weeks ago in National

Trump drops pledge to back Republican presidential nominee other than himself

Republican front-runner Donald Trump on Tuesday abandoned a pledge to support a party presidential nominee other than himself, a sign of increasing friction with chief rival Ted Cruz.

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4 weeks ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, March 30

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

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4 weeks ago in Weird

New purse, old jewelry

Police are trying to figure out who owns some jewelry found inside a new purse a woman purchased from a central Pennsylvania department store.

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4 weeks ago in Viral Videos

When your Uber driver is Batman in a Lamborghini

Talk about riding in style.

FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Bono arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. A New York City doctor says U2 singer Bono suffered multiple fractures and had to have two surgeries after his weekend bicycle accident. Orthopedic trauma surgeon Dr. Dean Lorich says Bono underwent a five-hour surgery on his elbow in which three plates and 18 screws were inserted on Sunday night. Bono had another surgery to repair a fracture to his left pinkie on Monday. Lorich says Bono will need therapy but a full recovery is expected.

4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: March 30

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

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1 month ago in Music

Randy Travis, Charlie Daniels get Country Hall of Fame nod

The 2016 inductees were announced by singer Brenda Lee at a press conference on Tuesday.

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1 month ago in Entertainment

Actress Patty Duke dead at 69

At 16, she became the youngest person ever to win an Oscar.

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1 month ago in National

Campaign rhetoric on Muslims harms U.S. security efforts: Homeland Security chief

Harsh rhetoric about Muslims by Republican candidates in the U.S. presidential election campaign is undermining national security efforts, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says.

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1 month ago in Music

Old Dominion preparing for the ACMs

The members of Old Dominion joke they're getting recognition for just goofing off.

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1 month ago in National, World

U.S. immigration agents bust 1,100 suspects in gang sweep

U.S. immigration agents have arrested more than 1,000 suspects on charges including attempted murder and witness tampering, in a nationwide operation aimed at international gangs, officials said on Monday.

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1 month ago in Sports

McIlroy skips ‘hassle’ of U.S. Masters Par 3 contest

The Northern Irishman described the relaxed nine-hole event as "a bit of a distraction" as he tries to land a fifth major and a first at Augusta to complete the set of all four of golf's main titles.

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1 month ago in Sports

WATCH: Carmelo Anthony gets a hug

The NBA star was "shocked" when he felt someone grasping at his thigh as he stood near the top of the key in the final minute of the New York Knicks' 99-91 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans last night.

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1 month ago in Sports

Hield leads 10 players for Wooden Award

This year's All-American team is a basketball powerhouse.

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1 month ago in Entertainment

Judge refuses to toss model’s defamation lawsuit against Cosby

Comedian Bill Cosby on Tuesday lost his bid to throw out a defamation lawsuit brought against him and his former lawyer by supermodel Janice Dickinson, clearing the way for a trial in the sensational case, her attorney said.

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1 month ago in Sports

Free agent safety Abdullah retires over concussion concerns

Former Kansas City Chiefs and Minnesota Vikings safety Husain Abdullah announced his retirement on Monday, citing the five concussions he incurred in his seven-year National Football League career.

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1 month ago in Music, Entertainment

’24’ star Kiefer Sutherland makes country debut

There is "Not Enough Whiskey" for the actor.

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1 month ago in National

Clinton warns of possible Trump Supreme Court nominations

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton rebuked Senate Republicans on Monday for denying a hearing to U.S. Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland, accusing them of obstructionism, and warned of dangers if Donald Trump appointed the next justice.

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2 hours ago in Entertainment

Pitch, please: Julia Robert ‘sells’ sex toys on ‘Ellen’

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The "Pretty Woman" star, who plays a host on the Home Shopping Network (HSN) in her new movie "Mother's Day," was tasked with gushing about a blind item, which members of the studio audience could see.

4 hours ago in Viral Videos

WATCH: Annoying Windows reminder interrupts live TV report

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Please excuse this interruption ...

8 hours ago in Entertainment

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

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

8 hours ago in Entertainment

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

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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.

10 hours ago in Music, Olympics

The Band Perry get an Olympic honor

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