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Celebrities who go by one name

Add Kendall Jenner to the long list of celebrities who go by one name. The Kardashian clan member says she's ditching her last name to boost her modeling career.

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White House fashion faux pas

The snark sparked by President Barack Obama's tan suit has exploded across social media. But it's far from the first White House fashion statement to raise eyebrows.

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8 great Labor Day weekend getaways

Looking for a last-minute trip this Labor Day weekend? Check out these eight great (and budget-friendly) getaways.

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Celebrity breakups of 2014

Breaking up is hard to do, even for celebrities. Take a look at the notable celebrity splits of 2014.

Michael Jackson in Brunei

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On this day: August 29

American troops march through a liberated Paris, the King of Pop is born, The Beatles perform their last concert before paying fans, and Hurricane Katrina hits the Gulf Coast, all on this day.

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Peek inside the weird world of Hello Kitty

Japanese comic company Sanrio, the creator of Hello Kitty and Friends, recently dropped a bombshell on Hello Kitty's fans by revealing that she is not, in fact, a kitty, but rather a perpetual third-grade girl named Kitty White, the daughter of George and Mary White, who lives just outside of…

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Biggest data breaches of all time

The FBI is investigating a hacking attack on JPMorgan Chase that caused a data breach, though the extent of the damage from the attack and where it came from have not yet been determined. Take a look at some of the biggest data breaches of all time.

Josh Shaw, USC Trojans, 2012

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Shocking college sports scandals

USC senior football team captain Josh Shaw admitted that he fabricated a story about rescuing a nephew in a pool, he lied about how he suffered ankle injuries. The school announced he is suspended from the team indefinitely. Check out other shocking sports scandals from recent decades.

 Diane Sawyer

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Notable TV exits through the years

Diane Sawyer officially stepped down as anchor of ABC's "World News" last night, but will focus on primetime specials and big interviews for the network. Take a look at other high-profile personalities and their exits from particular shows or TV altogether.

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Brad & Angelina: By the numbers

Brad and Angelina finally tied the knot this past weekend. In secret! Here's a look at arguably the hottest, most powerful couple in Hollywood by the numbers.

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Where are 'Ghostbusters' stars now?

"Ghostbusters" is 30 years old. Where are the stars of the classic comedy today?

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Famous mothers of twins

Celebrity ranks are filled with mothers of twins. Check out some of them here.

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On this day: August 28

Pepsi and UPS are born, Emmett Till is murdered, Martin Luther King Jr. shares his dream, and Prince Charles and Princess Diana divorce, all on this day.

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Top 20 cities for quality of life

Looking for a better quality of life? You may want to consider moving to one of these cities, according to a new study.

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All things bacon

International Bacon Day is celebrated every year on the Saturday before Labor Day, which means that August 30 is this year's worldwide bacon celebration. Take a look at some of the quirkiest bacon-flavored and bacon-related products.

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It's Bond, Quiz Bond

This quiz comes with an exploding pencil.

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Gaza: A region destroyed by conflict

After more than seven weeks of heavy fighting, Israel and Hamas have agreed to an open-ended ceasefire. Take a look at images of the Gaza Strip, a region now devastated by this conflict.

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Americans detained abroad

American writer and journalist Peter Theo Curtis, who was held captive for nearly two years by Syrian militants Jabhat al-Nusra, returned to the United States Tuesday. Here's a look at other Americans who have been detained abroad. Some are alive. Some are not.

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Good food that costs less than $1

Today is National Banana Lovers Day! Lucky for you, bananas are super healthy. But did you know they're also one of several foods that cost less than $1?

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On this day: August 27

Krakatoa blows its top, The Guinness Book of World Records debuts, "Mary Poppins" premieres, The Beatles meet The King, and a guitar great dies, all on this day.

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Home prices: A tale of 20 cities

Home prices are still going up, but the rate of that increase is slowing down, according to the latest national real estate data.

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America's 15 favorite dogs

It's National Dog Day! Find out if your pooch is among America's favorite dog breeds.

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On this day: August 26

Major-league baseball makes its television debut, The Beatles release "Hey Jude," women stage a nationwide strike for equality, and aviation hero Charles Lindbergh dies, all on this day.

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Missing people found years later

Five years ago today, Jaycee Dugard was found alive nearly 20 years after being kidnapped at age 11. She's a rare example of missing people found alive years later.

Michael Brown funeral casket

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Michael Brown laid to rest

Thousands attend the funeral for Michael Brown, the teenager shot and killed by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer.

Jay-Z, Beyonce Blue Ivy

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Most memorable MTV VMAs moments

Since the very first MTV Video Music Awards 30 years ago in 1984, the show has always provided memorable moments. And this year's edition was no different.

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Common myths about Ebola

Ebola has now been detected in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Take a look at common myths about the deadly virus.

World War II liberation of Paris

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On this day: August 25

Galileo demonstrates his telescope, the National Park Service is formed, Amelia Earhart flies cross-country nonstop, and the Allies liberate Paris, all on this day.

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Things that cost as much as raising a kid

According to the Agriculture Department, a middle-income family with a child born in 2013 can expect to spend about $245,340 for food, shelter and other expenses up to age 18. Take a look at what other things you could get for the same amount of money.

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Take a tour of top national parks

The National Park Service turned 98 years old on Monday. Learn more about some of America's top national parks here.

Napa California earthquake courthouse

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Major earthquake rattles Northern California

The biggest earthquake since 1989 hit the San Francisco Bay Area early Sunday, damaging homes and businesses and leaving thousands without power.

Richard Attenborough

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Notable deaths of 2014

From legendary actors to fashion designers, take a look at the most notable deaths of 2014.

China earthquake

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World's 10 largest earthquakes

The largest earthquake since 1989 shook the San Francisco Bay area early Sunday. Here's a look at the world's 10 largest earthquakes.

Tony Romo

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NFL's most valuable teams

The average NFL team is currently worth $1.43 billion, according to Forbes. Take a look at which NFL teams are worth the most.

Pete Wentz

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Unusual celebrity baby names

What do the words River Rose and North West have in common? They're both unusual names given to the children of famous celebrities -- and they're not alone.

Can you pass a Common Core 5th grade math test?

Test your knowledge and see if you can pass a Common Core fifth-grade math test.

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10 things that will cost more this fall

Prices are going up for a wide variety of products and services this fall, from airfare to bacon.

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On this day: August 22

Teddy Roosevelt goes for a historic ride, tennis player Althea Gibson breaks racial barriers, The Supremes hit No. 1 for the first time, and Nolan Ryan notches his 5,000 career strikeout, all on this day.

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Who was James Foley?

James Foley was an American photojournalist who went missing in Syria almost two years ago. On Tuesday, August 19th, a video, apparently produced by ISIS as a warning to the US to stop air strikes against the group in Iraq, ended with Foley's beheading. Learn more about the life of the man whose…

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Ridiculous 911 calls

Have you ever considered calling 911 because of a massive spider in your house? How about because a McDonald's employee got your order wrong? Take a look at some of the strangest reasons people have recently called 911.

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20 ways you're getting ripped off

You know you're paying too much for all sorts of things. But just how much?

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On this day: August 21

Lincoln and Douglas square off for the first time, Oldsmobile begins production, Hawaii becomes a state, and The Mona Lisa and the Mars Observer go missing, all on this day.

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History quiz: Who's on the phone?

What happened on this day in history?

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Birthday quiz: Something about cake

You've got some frosting in your hair ...

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Heavy rains, landslides devastate Japanese city

At least 32 people have been killed in landslides that struck the Japanese city of Hiroshima, officials say. Take a look at images of the damage.

Gisele Bundchen

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Highest-paid models of 2014

Gisele Bundchen rules the roost when it comes to the world's highest-paid models. But who else is making bank?

Sakari Momoi

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Weirdest Guinness world records

Sakari Momoi, an 111-year-old retired Japanese educator, has now been recognized as the world's oldest living man. Take a look at some of the weirdest world records.

Lou Gehrig, New York Yankees file photo

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On this day: August 20

Charles Darwin publishes his theory of evolution, the NFL is founded, Lou Gehrig belts his 23rd career grand slam and NASA heads for Mars, all on this day.

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10 safest vehicles for pets

These vehicles are tops when it comes to pet safety.

Saturday night protests in Ferguson, Missouri

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Dozens arrested amid violence in Ferguson

Dozens of people were arrested in the protests over the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

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