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National

9 hours ago in National

Trump looks to unify Republicans; Kasich reported dropping out

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Billionaire Donald Trump assumed the mantle of presumptive Republican presidential nominee on Wednesday with a message on unity that also suggested he was not going to work too hard to placate some party establishment figures angered by his outsider candidacy.

13 hours ago in National

Takata recalls millions more air bag inflators

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Automakers will recall up to 40 million more air bag inflators installed by Takata Corp by 2019, expanding the largest automotive recall in American history.

14 hours ago in National

School safety: Drops in bullying, violent crime on campus

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The latest government snapshot of school crime paints a picture of safer schools, with declines in violent crime, bullying and harassment because of sexual orientation.

14 hours ago in National, World

U.S. gathers allies on next steps in Islamic State fight

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The United States gathered defense ministers from 11 other countries for talks on Wednesday about ways to strengthen the campaign against Islamic State, a day after a U.S. Navy SEAL was killed in Iraq during an attack by the militant group.

15 hours ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, May 4

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

Weird

15 hours ago in Weird

‘Jesus’ arrested at Philly Apple store

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A man who calls himself "Philly Jesus" has a new cross to bear: He was arrested at a Philadelphia Apple store on a trespassing charge.

2 days ago in Weird

Oops! School unwittingly distributes yearbook pic of student’s penis

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An Arizona student who showed his penis in his football team's photograph was arrested briefly after his high school unwittingly sent the image to hundreds of his Phoenix-area classmates as part of its yearbook.

2 days ago in Entertainment, Weird

‘Rock’ your clock

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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has an app to help you organize their day.

2 days ago in Weird

The brother-sister DUI

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A 41-year-old Florida woman defending her younger brother during a DUI arrest also was charged with drunken driving.

3 days ago in Weird

Wee-lief! This airport restroom has gone to the dogs

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Dogs and other animals now have a bathroom of their own at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Lifestyle

14 hours ago in Lifestyle

Families struggling with teen phone addiction

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Half of teenagers in the United States feel addicted to their mobile phones, with most checking the devices at least every hour and feeling pressured to respond immediately to messages, a survey released on Tuesday found.

2 days ago in Entertainment, Lifestyle

Too much ice in your Starbucks?

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A federal lawsuit claims Starbucks regularly overfills its cold drinks with ice instead of using the advertised amount of coffee or other liquid in its plastic cups.

3 days ago in Lifestyle

Monkey bars alert: Playground concussions are on the rise

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Researchers say concussions and traumatic bran injuries are on the rise on playgrounds across America.

4 days ago in Entertainment, Lifestyle

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this May

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On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

7 days ago in Lifestyle

Gov’t launches new website for student loan borrowers

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The Department of Education has launched a new website to help people with student loans find a repayment option that best suits their needs.

Viral Videos

9 hours ago in Viral Videos

This ‘Game of Thrones’ inspired Mother’s Day gift is sure to be a hit

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Still looking for a last minute gift for mom? Jimmy Kimmel has got you covered.

14 hours ago in Viral Videos

An honest trailer for ‘Captain America’

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Let's celebrate this weekend's release of "Captain America: Civil War" by looking back on the 1990 never-released movie that gives the Dolph Lundgren "Punisher" film a painfully slow run for its money.

15 hours ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ told by emojis

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If the blockbuster movie was told entirely by characters on your cell phone.

2 days ago in Viral Videos

The cicadas are coming …

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Billions of cicadas will soon emerge after spending 17 years underground and they have a lot of catching up to do.

2 days ago in Sports, Viral Videos

It’s not ‘Regulators:’ Warren G butchers ‘Ball Game’

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WATCH: The rapper messed up the first line and sang off-key.

Sports News

13 hours ago in Sports

Deflategate: Brady gets more time

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Lawyers for the New England Patriots quarterback have been given another two weeks to appeal his "Deflategate" suspension.

13 hours ago in Sports

Kentucky Bourbon Trail offers a lesson for reviving racing’s fans

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Some of the best-known farms in Kentucky's scenic horse country are borrowing from another of the state's contributions to the good life — bourbon whiskey distilleries — in an effort to win new recruits to an aging and shrinking fan base.

14 hours ago in Local, Local Sports, UVA Sports

Virginia Over Liberty For 6th Straight Win

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The Virginia Baseball team is rolling heading in to the exam break.

14 hours ago in Sports

Zika concerns could see MLB cancel Puerto Rico series

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A pair of Major League Baseball games scheduled to be played in Puerto Rico later this month could be relocated due to growing concerns over the Zika virus in the area, the MLB Players Association said.

14 hours ago in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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

1 day ago in National, Olympics, Sports

Flame lands in troubled Brazil for 94-day relay to Games

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President Dilma Rousseff lit the Olympic torch in Brazil's capital on Tuesday and pledged that political turmoil engulfing her nation would not harm the first Games to be held in South America.

2 days ago in Sports

Cavaliers beat Hawks in series opener

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A week off did not disrupt the Cleveland Cavaliers' momentum, nor was it enough time to alter the Atlanta Hawks' history against them. The Cavaliers still have never lost to the Hawks in the postseason, but this one was not easy.

2 days ago in Sports

Murray makes his mark as Pens beat Caps

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The Pittsburgh Penguins do not have a goal yet in the series from Sidney Crosby. Or a power-play goal. What they do have is a 2-1 lead over the Washington Capitals.

2 days ago in Sports

British soccer team Leicester celebrates 5,000-1 title success

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Leicester City's Premier League title dream became reality on Monday when one of the greatest sporting fairytales reached its conclusion in west London where chasing Tottenham Hotspur were held 2-2 by Chelsea.

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Local News

2 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Yeardly Love Remembered

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One Love Foundation's first annual Giving Day raised more than $118,000.

7 hours ago in Local, Surrounding Counties

Madison Man Charged In Shooting

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A Madison County man is accused of shooting another man last month.

8 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

First Tee Returns To Area

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An organization that promotes golf and sportsmanship values for young people is returning to the area.