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Climate plan shows U.S. ‘can change the world’

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The plan, which also mandates a shift to renewable energy from coal-fired electricity, is meant to put the U.S. in a strong position at international talks in Paris later this year on reaching a deal to curb global warming.

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More fights ahead on Planned Parenthood after Senate vote

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Now that the Senate has derailed Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring up gains from the battle.

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Illegal immigration a dominant theme at Republican forum even without Trump

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There was no Donald Trump but his top issue, illegal immigration, was a dominant theme for 14 Republican presidential candidates who tested their messages at a forum to start a pivotal week on the campaign trail.

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Major U.S. airlines end trophy hunter shipments after Cecil outcry

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Three U.S. airlines have banned the transport of lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and buffalo killed by trophy hunters, in the latest fallout from the killing of Zimbabwe's Cecil the lion.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Aug. 4

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

Weird

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The $2,500 chicken leg

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This chicken leg isn't for eating.

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‘Star Trek’ style elevators coming to a house near you

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A futuristic elevator that fits neatly into the corner of a room and moves between floors of a standard home could present a more attractive proposition than the traditional stairlift.

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Grandma’s the get-a-way driver

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It's not exactly quality time with grandma.

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WATCH: Miami Marlins play dirty

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After the Washington Nationals started playing soft rock during opponent's batting practices, the Marlins decided to pay them back with some trolling in the form of fart noises.

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Here kitty, kitty …

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An Ohio man who posted a video of himself petting cougars at an Ohio zoo has to spend two days in jail and pay more than $200 in fines.

Lifestyle

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Fitness experts warn of the pitfalls of going to exercise extremes

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With challenging workouts from ultra-marathons to endurance events on obstacle courses all the rage, fitness experts say more and more weekend warriors are leaping into extreme activities before looking into the perils of overdoing it.

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‘Star Trek’ style elevators coming to a house near you

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A futuristic elevator that fits neatly into the corner of a room and moves between floors of a standard home could present a more attractive proposition than the traditional stairlift.

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Americans love cold-brew coffee

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For U.S. coffee shops, business usually cools down as the weather heats up.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate

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

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Chevrolet the latest car to be ‘hacked’

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A researcher is advising drivers not to use a mobile app for OnStar vehicle communications system, saying hackers can exploit a security flaw in the product to unlock cars and start engines remotely.

Viral Videos

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: When a giant crane lands on your house

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Two construction cranes and a portion of a bridge being replaced in the Netherlands came crashing down, landing on nearby homes.

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Epic Pomeranian puppy sneeze

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There are worse ways you could spend a few seconds of your day.

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Ice T voices ‘Care Bears,’ ‘Dora the Explorer’

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The rapper and "Law & Order: SVU" star used to do voice work for children's cartoons.

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WATCH: Chris Farley in ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’

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This mashup is both hilarious and impressive.

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WATCH: Man rolls under train in heart-stopping video

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Witnesses couldn't believe their eyes when they saw a man purposely rolling under a moving train.

Sports News

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Former UVA Standout Shines For Orioles

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Former UVA star pitcher earns second major league start and his second win.

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After death of 9-year-old, no more bat boys and girls

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The National Baseball Congress is suspending the use of bat boys and girls during its World Series in Kansas following the death of a 9-year-old boy who was hit by a bat.

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WATCH: WWE salutes the late ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper

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One of the most iconic wrestlers in the history of the WWE died last week at the age of 61.

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Stanley Cup winner Schneider new Hall of Famer

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Stanley Cup winner Mathieu Schneider is among four new inductees to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame.

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Prosecutors: Hernandez tipster had sex ties with ex-NFL star

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Massachusetts prosecutors said on Monday that an anonymous caller, who told lawyers for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez that one of the jurors who found him guilty of murder should have been disqualified, had a sexual relationship with the athlete.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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Here’s a look at some of hte big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, Aug. 4. PRICE DEBUTS FOR JAYS…

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Ronda Rousey biopic in the works

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Paramount executives have picked up the rights to the 28-year-old's autobiography.

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Daily fantasy sports land in gambling industry crosshairs

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Each year millions of Americans draft virtual sports teams online and enter real-money competitions that last only a few hours.

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Local News

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Judge Hears Pipeline Suit

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Dominion hopes to see the suit filed by five Nelson County landowners thrown out.

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City Burglary Arrest

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A woman was awakened by a man in her bedroom.