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‘Scandal’ star Columbus Short arrested

The actor has been arrested after missing two court appearances.

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in Sports

More schools are mixing beer, football at stadiums

A growing number of schools are bringing the party inside, opening taps in concourses that traditionally have been alcohol-free zones.

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in Sports

Mo’ne Davis, team out of Little League World Series

Star pitcher Mo'ne Davis and her team are out of the running.

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in Sports

Friday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the sports news making headlines today, Friday, Aug. 22.

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in Music

John Lennon’s killer fights for freedom

Mark David Chapman is awaiting a decision over whether he will finally be freed from prison after his eighth parole case this week.

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in Sports

U.S. keeper Howard to take year off from international duty

U.S national team goalkeeper Tim Howard says he will take a year off from international duty in order to spend more time with his family.

This undated image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. U.S. officials say the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed and is in U.S. custody. The officials say Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's (boh BURG'-dahl) release was part of a negotiation that includes the release of five Afghan detainees held in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

in National

Watchdog finds Pentagon broke law in Bergdahl transfer

The Defense Department violated U.S. law by failing to alert Congress before releasing five Taliban members in exchange for a captured U.S. soldier.

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in National, World

Pentagon: Islamic State threat ‘beyond anything we’ve seen’

The sophistication, wealth and military might of Islamic State militants represent a major threat to the U.S., military leaders say.

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in Entertainment

‘Jackass’ star could face charges for Seaworld prank

WATCH: Steve-O could face criminal charges for defacing a San Diego highway sign and promoting the prank via social media.

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in Lifestyle

Put on some sunscreen!

Fewer U.S. teenagers are using sunscreen, even as skin cancer rates increase, a study found.

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in National

U.S. Rep. Ryan sees no gov’t. shutdown this year

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan expects his Republican Party to avoid government shutdown this year.

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in Weird

Va. man named Stoner arrested on pot charges

A Virginia man faces drug charges after police found more than $10,000 worth of marijuana plants at his home.

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in Entertainment

Crowdfunding fails

Because we can't all be winners.

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in Viral Videos

Best Ice Bucket Challenge fail. Period.

WATCH: A girl attempts the Ice Bucket Challenge immediately after having her wisdom teeth removed. It backfires miserably.

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in Entertainment

Confirmed: Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon have split

The showbiz superstars have been living in separate houses for months, Cannon says.

This image released by AMC shows Walter White, played by Bryan Cranston, wearing a Bollman 1940’s pork pie hat in a scene from the second season of "Breaking Bad." Cranston was nominated for a Golden Globe for best actor in a drama series for his role in the series on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013. The 71st annual Golden Globes will air on Sunday, Jan. 12.

in Entertainment

WATCH: 2014 Emmy nominee previews

Are your favorite shows nominated for an Emmy this year?

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Maine Supreme Court Dismisses DNR Appeal

GENERIC COURT LARGE

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ The Maine supreme court has dismissed a mother's appeal of a court-approved do-not-resuscitate order for her baby, saying the matter is moot now that the state has agreed to abide by the mother's wishes.

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Federal Judge: Whistle-Blower Lawsuit Can Proceed

GENERIC COURT LARGE

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ A federal judge has ruled that a whistle-blower lawsuit against the state of Maine can move forward.

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Gov. LePage Presents Awards to 8 Maine Companies

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Gov. Paul LePage is awarding eight Maine companies for their commitment to their employees and communities.

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Republicans Slam Michaud for Independent Video

GENERIC MAINE STATE HOUSE LARGE

Maine Republicans are criticizing Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud for an independent video featuring a rap song that makes a lewd reference to Sen. Susan Collins.

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Maine’s August Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly

GENERIC JOBS LARGE

Maine's unemployment rate ticked up slightly in August to 5.6 percent.