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Secret Service White House security breach ‘unacceptable’

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Lawmakers scolded the head of the Secret Service over a security breach that allowed a knife-wielding intruder to run deep into the White House.

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Congress vote on campaign against ISIS could lag to 2015

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Congress may not vote until next year on authorizing air strikes against Islamic State militants, despite some lawmakers' insistence that approval is already overdue.

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Obama, Modi vow to boost strategic ties, create model for world

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President Barack Obama and new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have vowed to deepen their countries' strategic partnership.

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CDC probing cases of virus-related paralysis in children

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Health officials are investigating at least 10 cases of children who developed paralysis after testing positive for a respiratory virus.

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Americans step up spending, but home market weakens

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U.S. consumer spending accelerated in August, a positive sign for an economy that appears to be firing on nearly all cylinders.

Weird

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Man’s overpowering cologne leads to arrest

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A man who tried to run from police during a high speed chase was just too smelly to hide.

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Alleged bank robber happy to be busted

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A man captured after allegedly trying to rob a bank in Denver doesn't seem too upset about being behind bars.

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Michigan State building $1M robot fish

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It's a fishy story but the school says the pricy fish will help research in the Great Lakes.

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Man throwing $55K potato salad party this weekend

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An Ohio man who jokingly raised $55,000 from a crowdfunding site is making good on his promise to throw a huge party.

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Slot machine saves gambler from jail

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A gambler in Germany has been saved from prison by a one-armed bandit.

Lifestyle

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Walking is the ‘superfood’ of fitness

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It may not be the trendiest workout, but experts says walking is a fitness super star.

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Obesity research takes high-tech twist

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Researchers are turning to high-tech tools, like the Fitbit, to find new ways to combat growing waistlines.

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Cyber experts warn of ‘Bash’ bug

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New warnings are emerging of a security flaw that cyber experts say may pose a serious threat to computers.

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Marvel Comics get academic treatment at Baltimore college

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The University of Baltimore is making it OK to read comic books in class, and even will give you college credit for it.

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The new iPhone 6 is quite flexible

A woman holds up the iPhone 6 Plus at the Apple Store at Tokyo's Omotesando shopping district September 19, 2014.

"Bendgate" might be particularly troubling for those who wear skinny jeans.

Viral Videos

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Jeff Goldblum’s bizarre new lightbulb ad

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The "Jurassic Park" actor shows you the benefits of mood lighting, wearing nothing but tiny swim trunks and a bad wig.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Fan tackled on field

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An Ohio State fan tried to rush the field in the middle of Saturday's game, but he wasn't counting on a quick-thinking coach.

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Cute kids debate the weather

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This video will poke you right in the heart.

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Tattooing in slow motion

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The science and the art behind getting a tattoo.

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Kids suggest ways to improve ‘The Tonight Show’

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Jimmy Fallon reads suggestions for improving the show written by elementary school children.

Sports News

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Olympian Michael Phelps arrested for DUI

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The Olympic swimmer was reportedly pulled over in Maryland early on Tuesday morning.

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FCC expected to end sports TV blackout rule

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A decades-old rule that has prohibited pay-TV providers from airing some home sports games could soon be a thing of the past.

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Michael Strahan making film debut in ‘Magic Mike’ sequel

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The former football star turned TV host is set to take on the big screen.

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NFL TV ratings rise despite domestic violence fumble

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More Americans are watching football than last year, signaling the NFL's handling of domestic violence cases has not dented its popularity.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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In addition to Monday Night’s game between the Pats and the Chiefs, here is a look at the other big…

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Neutral arbitrator to hear Ray Rice appeal

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This marks the first time a neutral arbitrator had been appointed in a personal conduct disciplinary case.

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Charles scores three as Chiefs crush Patriots

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Playing in front of a pumped up home crowd the Chiefs shot out to a 17-0 halftime lead and were never headed.

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Twins fire Gardenhire after 13 seasons

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The Minnesota Twins have fired manager Ron Gardenhire.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

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Here's a look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Sept. 29.

What's Happening

The NFL is back on ESPN!

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The NFL is Back on ESPN!

The Best Seat In The House

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Live & local sports talk every weeknight at 6pm on ESPN Radio 1450 WVAX’s the Best Seat in the House with host Jay James.

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Tune in to ESPN 1450 Monday through Friday from 1 PM – 4 PM.

Local News

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Camblos Meets With Client Jesse Matthew

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Defense attorney Jim Camblos tells the Associated Press that he met Tuesday with his client, Jesse Matthew.

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UPDATE: State Police Confirm Forensic Link Between Matthew, Harrington

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State Police have confirmed a forensic link between the suspect in the Hannah Graham case and the disappearance and death of Morgan Harrington. Exact details of the link are not given.

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Two Damaged Nuclear Fuel Rods At North Anna

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A routine inspection uncovered two damaged nuclear fuel rods at North Anna in Louisa County.