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in Lifestyle

American waistlines still expanding

The average waistline increased by more than an inch over the past decade.

ISIS

in National

N.Y. man charged with trying to help Islamic State

A 30-year-old man has been charged with trying to provide material support to the militant group and attempting to murder U.S. soldiers.

kurtwarner

in Sports

Warner, Seau among 113 Hall nominees

There are 99 players and 14 coaches nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2015.

orioles

in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the latest sports headlines making news today, Wednesday, Sept. 17.

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in National, World

Islamic State campaign test Obama’s commitment to allies

While Americans support the campaign of airstrikes against militants, they have a low appetite for a long campaign against the group.

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in Sports

Vikings reverse course, suspend Adrian Peterson

The Minnesota Vikings have suspended the star running back from all team activities until his child-abuse case is resolved.

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in Viral Videos

Barbra Streisand’s ‘celebrity’ duets

The star appears on late-night TV for the first time in 50 years and is joined by some big names to perform a series of duets.

rayrice

in Sports

Rice files appeal against NFL’s indefinite suspension

The NFL continues to grapple with domestic violence issues as some of its top players are under scrutiny both by the league and the public.

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in Weird

Police: Intruder caught cooking corn in home

A Massachusetts man was arrested after allegedly breaking into a home to fix himself a snack.

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in National

Children’s respiratory illness spreads to more states

A serious illness sickening U.S. children has spread to 12 states and it's predicted that more states will report cases in coming weeks.

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in National

Lawmakers want antibiotics out of chicken

Lawmakers want to rein in antibiotic use in livestock.

vanessawilliams

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 17

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

stewart

in Sports

Grand jury to weigh case against Stewart in fatal crash

The case of a fatal dirt-track accident involving the three-time NASCAR champion will be heard by a grand jury.

evamendes

in Entertainment

Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling are parents

The pair reportedly welcomed a baby girl last week.

ups

in National

UPS hiring 95K temp workers for holiday season

UPS is almost doubling the number of seasonal employees for this year's holiday shopping season.

ebola

in National, World

Obama to deploy troops as Ebola crisis worsens

The U.S. announced a ramped-up plan to help tackle the Ebola outbreak, including a major deployment in Liberia.

helms

in Entertainment

‘National Lampoon’s Vacation’ reboot in the works

The 1983 classic is getting a new look for a new generation, picking up the story with the now-grown children of Clark and Ellen Griswold.

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in Music

Lost documentary on The Doors set for DVD release

The 1968 documentary, shot by the group's official photographer, will be released this fall.

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in Viral Videos

Sesame Street’s ‘Star S’mores’ trailer

Sesame Street has its own take on "Star Wars" and it's adorable, funny, creative ... and makes us want to be a kid again.

ksu

in Lifestyle

Urban Outfitters apologizes for Kent State sweatshirt

The shirt sparked outrage for its blood-red dye and holes, in a look reminiscent of the infamous 1970 campus shootings.

Latest Headlines

in Local

Maine Supreme Court Dismisses DNR Appeal

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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.

in Local

Federal Judge: Whistle-Blower Lawsuit Can Proceed

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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.

in Local

Republicans Slam Michaud for Independent Video

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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.