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IOC expects U.S. 2024 bid despite Boston pullout

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The deadline for applicant city submissions for the 2024 Games is Sept. 15 with Hamburg, Paris, Rome and Budapest already having entered the race.

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Boy Scouts lift ban on gay leaders, employees

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The policy, which takes effect immediately, comes three years after the organization removed its prohibition on gay youth, but local Boy Scout units chartered by religious organizations will still be permitted to exclude gay adults.

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Obama says yet to hear good argument against Iran nuclear deal

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The President criticized rhetoric about the agreement from some leading members of the Republican party.

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Human trafficking report blacklists Thailand, raises awareness about modern day slavery

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The State Department's annual report highlights the world's worst human-trafficking centers.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, July 28

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

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These Jimmy John’s thieves are real-life ‘ham burglars’

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Two crooks made off with more than just cold, hard cash.

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Creepy clown spotted in Chicago cemetery in dead of night

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Police say they don't know who this person dressed up like a clown is - or why they'd scale a cemetery fence and trespass in the dark of night - but it was all caught on tape.

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Streets closed as police hunt #MKELion

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Police closed off streets near a park in north Milwaukee on Saturday night after reports of a "lion-like animal," which came days after people said they had a seen a lion prowling city streets.

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No one puts Dairy Queen in a corner

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There's a D-Q that won't be K-O'd by company H-Q.

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Pot spaghetti is high on the menu

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Any Italian will tell you: pasta is healthy and makes you feel good. But what about spaghetti made from cannabis?

Lifestyle

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The Internet is no substitute for a doctor

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Online symptom checkers often misdiagnose problems, encouraging people to seek care for minor issues that don’t need immediate attention or incorrectly telling people with true emergencies that treatment can wait.

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How to get money back on your favorite things

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Here's how to make finding deals on your favorite things - everything from tech and clothes to travel - a snap.

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Rest up! Sleep, exercise may ward off Alzheimer’s, researchers say

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New research suggests poor sleep and a lack of exercise may increase the risk of the disease, and make coping with it difficult after it has taken hold.

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Time really is flying by

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This interactive timeline shows why each passing year seems to go by faster than the last.

Viral Videos

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Swimming with Golden Retrievers

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A day at the lake has gone to the dogs.

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Things you can’t do if you’re not a pro athlete

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Ball players and soccer stars can get away with stuff that the common man just can't.

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WATCH: What happens when these ducks cross the road is no joke

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A real-life game of "Frogger" played out on a Minnesota highway.

Sports News

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Spieth may be the best putter ever, says Poulter

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U.S. Masters and U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth could go down as the greatest putter golf has ever seen.

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IOC expects U.S. 2024 bid despite Boston pullout

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The deadline for applicant city submissions for the 2024 Games is Sept. 15 with Hamburg, Paris, Rome and Budapest already having entered the race.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, July 28.

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Watch NFL rookies react to their ‘Madden 16′ ratings

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Jameis Winston, Marcus Mariota, Amari Cooper, Melvin Gordon and other NFL rookies react to their ratings in the upcoming installment of the storied video game franchise.

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U.S. Olympic Committee ends effort to bring 2024 Games to Boston

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Boston backed out of its effort to host the 2024 Olympics, hours after the mayor said he would not "commit" to a deal if it meant taxpayers would foot the bill for hosting such a large-scale event.

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Race to succeed Blatter is ‘poker’ game: FIFA executive member

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A number of candidates are expected to vie for the chance to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA president.

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Former 5-Star PF Nichols Transferring To UVA

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Tony Bennett secures a major recruit for 2016-17.

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New hopes for David Beckham’s Miami soccer dream

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The retired England captain announced his plans to create a new Major League Soccer (MLS) team in the city in February, 2014 but his attempts stalled a few months later.

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Pitchers and Pedro rule at Hall of Fame induction

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Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz became the first trio of pitchers inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in the same year as they joined Craig Biggio in Sunday's Class of 2015 at Cooperstown, New York.

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Local News

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No Public Input At Greene Supervisors Mtg.

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Supervisor Eddie Deane wants any possible actions taken regarding a no-interest loan for the county's top administrator to be released.

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Virginians Split On Confederate Flag

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A Quinnipiac University poll shows 46% in favor of getting rid of the Confederate flag on Virginia license plates, with 45% who want to keep it.

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SNL Financial Sold To McGraw Hill

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The business news operation SNL Financial is being sold to McGraw Hill Financial.