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in Entertainment

‘SNL’ announcer Don Pardo dead at 96

The seldom-seen, booming-voiced announcer for NBC's "Saturday Night Live" for nearly 40 years has died.

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in Sports

With Sterling saga over, Ballmer gets ovation from Clipper Nation

With his trademark rambunctious enthusiasm, Steve Ballmer introduced himself to Clippers fans, promising a new era for the NBA team.

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in Features

2014 Notable Deaths

The celebrities we have lost this year.

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in Viral Videos

How the sun sees you

Ever wonder what your skin looks like under ultraviolet light? Watch this and then reach for the sunscreen.

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in Sports

Prigioni: U.S. vulnerable without big names

The United States will be missing its biggest names at the Aug. 30-Sept. 14 basketball World Cup.

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in Music

Musical based on Gloria Estefan’s life to hit Broadway next year

"On Your Feet!" is set to open next fall and will chronicle Estefan's journey, from leaving Cuba to finding international success.

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in Weird

Sweet job: England seeks ‘choc doc’ to study candy

Cambridge University is looking for a doctor of chocolate.

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in Lifestyle

Disabilities in kids rise; not physical problems

A 10-year analysis finds U.S. children's mental and developmental problems are on the rise.

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in Lifestyle

App puts fitness fans through short, sharp workouts

Recent studies suggest even short bouts of exercise can have positive health effects.

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in National

Autopsy shows Ferguson police shot unarmed teen 6 times

Details surrounding the shooting remain unclear, and federal and local officials have yet to release their own reports.

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in Entertainment, Viral Videos

Mr. T ‘pities’ criminals as he awaits jury duty

WATCH: The star of "The A-Team" sported his trademark mohawk and greeted fans as he waited to be called for jury duty.

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in National

Hackers steal data of millions of hospital patients nationwide

Hackers have attacked the records of Community Health, which has 206 hospitals in 29 states.

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in Sports

Nadal out of U.S. Open with wrist injury

Rafa Nadal has pulled out of his U.S. Open title defense this month because of a wrist problem.

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in National

Former Vermont U.S. Sen. Jeffords dies at 80

The former senator who, in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party to become an independent, has died.

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in Lifestyle

16 best towns for ‘outsiders’

For those who love the great outdoors, these cities offer plenty of places to live, work, and play.

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in National

Report: Cost to raise today’s child tops $245,000

Kids these days are getting more and more expensive.

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in Weird

Don’t ride the giraffes

A California woman took her trip to the zoo a little too far.

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in Lifestyle

Look ma, no hands! Test ‘driving’ a Google car

The most remarkable thing about the drive was that it was utterly unremarkable.

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in Sports

Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at the sports news making headlines today, Monday, Aug. 18.

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in Sports

Florida State starts on top

The defending national champion Florida State are No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll.

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in Local

Maine Town Puts Moratorium on Wind Energy Projects

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Residents of a Maine town are calling for a six-month moratorium on wind energy projects.

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Judge: Cutler Donors Can Increase Contributions

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A federal judge has sided with four supporters of Maine gubernatorial hopeful Eliot Cutler who want to increase their donations to the independent candidate.

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Boston Celtics to Play Preseason Game in Portland

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The Boston Celtics are coming to Portland, Maine, for the first time in 19 years.

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Bidders Tour Auctioned Maine Lighthouse

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Federal officials say about a dozen prospective bidders attended an inspection of the historic Halfway Rock Light Station, which is up for auction.

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LePage Applauds Plan to Help Aging Population

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Republican Gov. Paul LePage says Democrats have finally seen the light on issues related to Maine seniors.